Munich Hanover

Lead DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Syncier is a new company with start-up appeal that Allianz founded in 2018 to offer all insurance companies a cloud-based management platform for their insurance contracts.
We’re independent idea makers in the insurance world. 
At Syncier Analytics, we build a Real Time Data Platform around the ideas of Data Control and Privacy by Design. Our clients are using our platform to pull together their customer’s data from online and offline sources and integrate them into unified data products. With that, Apps become smarter and Data Science teams are more effective.

Are you ready for this challenge and write a new chapter in digitalization together with us? Then become part of our Syncier-Community in our Analytics Venture at our Munich or Hanover location now. We are looking for a

Lead DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)
Your tasks:
  • You lead a team of DevOps/Site Reliability Engineers and make sure that they grow individually and as a team into absolute experts in their respective fields of expertise.
  • You drive our near-/off-shoring strategies for DevOps Engineering.
  • You align on and monitor SLAs with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You define and own processes to run operation, deployments and upgrades of our data-intensive applications on Kubernetes and other cloud environments.
  • You develop infrastructure layer strategies and architectures for our platforms as well as providing non-functional requirements to project setups in regards to security, TCO, performance, scalability and automation.
  • You enjoy getting your hands dirty as part of the team in order to avoid ivory-tower decision making.
Your profile:
  • You have completed a degree in Software Engineering or an equivalent education.
  • You have 5+ years of experience in enterprise grade operations environments with data-intensive applications.
  • You have 3+ years conceptual AND in depth hands-on experience with cloud services offered by Azure and/or AWS (respective certifications are a plus).
  • You bring extensive experience with security and IAM best practices in microservice environments (e.g. Keycloak, JWT, mTLS, secret Mgmt).
  • You possess excellent knowledge in setting up and troubleshooting containerized, infrastructure-as-code pipelines in  Kubernetes environments (e.g. Helm, ArgoCD, Cloud Formation).
  • You have vast experience in operating and tuning DB and Message Broker clusters (e.g. Postgres, Apache Kafka).
  • You have a deep understanding using and maintaining Jenkins CI/CD pipelines.
  • You communicate effectively in German and English with technical and non-technical stakeholders (spoken & written).
  • You take pride in coaching your team to improve their skills and experience on a daily basis.
  • Prior experience  leading agile teams or other proven applied leadership skills are a plus.
We offer...
  • an exciting opportunity in an innovative and growing company.
  • open communication, flat hierarchies, and the freedom to work independently.
  • an international working environment.
  • homeoffice, flexible working hours and a competitive salary.
  • an open feedback culture and the opportunity to integrate your ideas.
  • paid education (e.g. training, workshops, conferences).
  • various opportunities to develop yourself professionally and personally in specialist and management functions.
  • as part of our team, you will have the possibility to shape the future of a sector that is changing rapidly. 
  • a modern office space directly in the stylish Munich factory district.
Equal employment opportunity:
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and diverse environment for employees at every stage of their lives. We look for people with passion and integrity. Unusual developments and twists in the resume are not a knock-out criterion. We at Syncier value broad perspectives; people who think precisely and creative, and are not afraid to challenge assumptions.
Your application:
  • CV
  • Personal letter
  • Possible starting date
  • Expected salary

Are you interested? They apply now stating your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations via Your contact person for this job is Susanne Puglisi. We are looking forward to your application!
Your contact person for this job offer is Susanne Puglisi.
Susanne Puglisi