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Backend Platform Engineer

  • full time
  • Linz or Vienna
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our teams are currently working from home, and we are onboarding new hires remotely.

Ready to change the world with code? With hundreds of millions of users, we face the challenge of building a top-class backend infrastructure and applications every day. Our main tools of choice to build and maintain our backend platform are Containers, Kubernetes, OpenShift and Jenkins.

You’ll contribute by:

  • Taking ownership of our backend platform and software delivery process
  • Experimenting with the latest cloud-native technologies to ensure a state-of-the-art (way of working)
  • Building automation tools and scripts to support our backend systems using Kubernetes or Openshift
  • Working together with your agile team to envision the next great features and outstanding applications of adidas Runtastic
  • Writing tests and releasing & monitoring your code
  • Improving our growing codebase

What makes you the right match:

  • Experience with Container orchestration (preferably based on Kubernetes or Openshift), previous experience with Ruby and Groovy is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in backend development, with a focus on DevOps
  • Knowledge of CI/CD (with a preference to Jenkins)
  • Excellent Linux skills (shell, scripting, administration)
  • Experience with the use of monitoring tools like New Relic, Prometheus, Grafana and ELK stack
  • Preferably, a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Very good English skills
  • Curious, proactive mindset and eagerness to bring own ideas to shape the future of adidas Runtastic

About Runtastic:

  • Brand new offices with plenty of space for creativity and informal meetings
  • Working café, terrace, and a play zone with table soccer for the well-deserved breaks
  • Ongoing company parties and sponsored team events
  • Quarterly "days of new ideas" (DONI) to try out new concepts & work with a variety of team members
  • Holistic health package including subsidized massages, free psychological support, and health screenings
  • Free fitness activities like running and yoga, free gym access, as well as a calisthenics park on the rooftop terrace in Linz
  • Budget for participating in sports events
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy snacks, ice cream, and beverages all day long
  • All-team breakfast, provided by the company, every 2 weeks
  • Visa sponsorship (incl. assistance from our in-house experts) and relocation package


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And here’s the fine print: Our salary range starts at EUR 52,000 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skillset and experience.

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