DevOps Engineer (f/m/x): Lead Position


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Comtravo - Business travel made simple
We are a team of travel experts, tech enthusiasts and customer support heroes – with the shared purpose to simplify business travel. Comtravo provides small and medium-sized companies a truly unique solution. Travelers or travel managers can book and manage their business trips with one simple text message. Using state-of-the-art technologies, such as NLP and machine learning techniques, we are automating our fulfilment pipeline. This enables our in-house travel experts to focus on complex requests and the individual needs of our clients.
Our tech stack:
The backend is primarily built in Node.js / Typescript and consists of around 20 major RESTful services plus around 60 microservices. We make heavy use of Docker and Terraform and are running on AWS.Services are coupled by events and run on AWS ECS and Lambda.
We invest heavily in shared components, libraries, automated tests, monitoring and sane interfaces. Together with a strong CI/CD pipeline we are able to release many times per day to production.


  • Develop and optimize our build system based on Docker, Jenkins and AWS
  • Optimize our production, test and development infrastructure (Docker, ECS, Terraform
  • )Optimize our logging, monitoring and alerting systems (Cloudwatch, ES)
  • Manage and and build the solutions form 3rd party products. 
  • You maintain our office hardware and are also responsible for license management
  • Your mission is to provide 1st level support for all your colleagues regarding IT related topics
  • You are deploying new hardware, software and accounts to our employees
  • You take care of our office networking setup
  • You are the connection to technical service providers (e.g. internet and telephone)
  • You are the person in charge of audio/video-systems and event-livestreams


  • Solid background knowledge in Computer Science (Data Structures, Algorithms, Design Patterns, Scaling)
  • Decent working knowledge of Linux (you should be familiar with bash, ssh, netstat, syslog, upstart/systemd etc.)
  • Computer networking fundamentals
  • Familiarity with programming in either Node.js or Python
  • Familiarity with git
  • Knowledge of relevant technologies like Docker, Terraform, IaC, AWS, Jenkins is a big plus


  • Competitive salary & flexible working hours
  • Attractive benefits for flights and hotels for your personal travels
  • Company pension plan
  • Corporate discounts with external partners
  • An exciting job in a High-Tech startup in Berlin, the Silicon Valley of Europe
  • Access to a great network of entrepreneurs in Berlin and some of the best travel & B2B investors in EU
  • Influence the development of the company
  • Cooperation with an extremely strong and competent team, which built up several global businesses
  • Transparency with flat hierarchies where every person is highly valued
  • Company parties, weekly team lunches and a lot more events
  • A loft office in the heart of Berlin with everything you need (e.g. free fruits, snacks & drinks)
Interested? Then go ahead and apply now !
Job tags: AWS Bash CD CI Docker Git Go JS Lambda Linux Node Node.js Python Terraform