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Senior Backend Platform Engineer

  • full time
  • Linz, Vienna

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)
  • Build 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
  • At least 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 (higher technical institute or university)
  • 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


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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.

Shona Mulligan
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