Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted on Feb 09, 2023

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Job Details

Full Time
🌎 Worldwide

About eyeo

eyeo is an open source software company whose market-leading ad-filtering technology powers products like Adblock Plus and AdBlock as well as technical integrations for leading browsers on the market. Our privacy-first products like Crumbs promote transparency and an improved browsing experience. eyeo is dedicated to giving users control of their online experience while fostering a sustainable online value exchange between content creators, publishers, advertisers and users.

In combining our User Growth partnerships and our subsidiary products, our technology reaches 250 million monthly active users.

At eyeo, we’re passionate about user agency, personal privacy and sustainability as well as keeping the web an open, fair resource for everyone.

How we work

eyeo has colleagues based all over the world. We love our diversity and our company culture. We practice an agile, remote workstyle with work distributed in cross-functional teams that span nearly every timezone. Many of our tech teams prefer to work asynchronously. If working remotely isn’t for you, we also have two offices (Cologne and Berlin) that you can choose to work from. Twice a year we come together with our teams for Team Days and once a year we offer an offsite company retreat, Summer Week. By offering remote work and in-person sessions, we have built a hybrid culture that offers a unique dynamic of flexibility and belonging.

eyeo is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

The Position

As a DevOps engineer you will be part of a small team of engineers that run the development, test, and production infrastructure at eyeo. The team is quite diverse and they value transparency, honesty and fairness. They work closely with the other Infrastructure and Platforms engineering teams, setting up their own processes and avoiding bureaucracy.

After your morning routine, you'll be expected to

  • Monitor production infrastructure, mitigate incidents
  • Maintain, extend and evolve our DevOps platforms to support stakeholders needs
  • Automate provisioning and similar processes related to a variety of technical team work
  • Continuously improve code, processes and service quality through reviews, pair programming, backlog triage etc


What you bring to the table

  • Very good English, especially in writing
  • Experience in remote-first work environments
  • Strong background in Debian/Ubuntu Linux administration
  • Extensive experience with at least one infrastructure-as-code tool stack like Ansible and Terraform
  • Experience with Unix shell and a programming language such as Python or Go
  • Solid experience in software engineering, preferably having built/patched and maintained software using open-source methods
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated
  • Privacy-aware
  • Within CET3 hours or willing to relocate into CET3 hours

It's awesome if you know about

  • Self-hosted Kubernetes and on a platform such as GCP, AWS or similar
  • Automating work with servers in the hundreds and thousands
  • Code maintenance and instrumentation
  • Deep understanding on how the web protocols work
  • Efficiently working remotely with internal stakeholders
  • Comfortable with major technical responsibility
  • Performance and optimization skills
  • Experience interacting with IaaS/SaaS/PaaS APIs

Our Hiring Process

  1. Application - Submit your application, including your resume or CV (and if available, attach a cover letter) via the website. A recruiter reviews your CV and any other relevant materials submitted.
  2. Recruiter call - If it seems like it will be a good fit, the recruiter reaches out to you to discuss the position, your skills and experiences, and also to answer any questions you may have.
  3. Case study - The recruiter assigns you a relevant case study to be completed before your first interview. This case study is intended to give you an idea of what to expect from the position and gives us insight into your technical and analytical skills.
  4. First interview - Next, you’re invited to your first interview. The recruiter works with you to set up a convenient time and sends a meeting link. One to two members from your future team ask questions focused on your skills and experiences relevant to the position.
  5. Second interview - The second interview is also with members from the same team, but this time the questions focus on how you would fit into the eyeo team.
  6. Final interview - The final interview is with the lead(s) of your potential future team. After this interview, if it's a good fit for you and us, we hire you!

Please note that the hiring and recruiting process is not the same for every position. The above steps are a general guideline of what to expect if you apply. Our recruiters will always guide you step-by-step through your specific process and are available to answer any questions and clarify any concerns you may have.


  • Work remotely or from one of our offices we trust you to find what works best for you
  • Budget for the following: home office and/or relocation
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 days paid vacation + Volunteer day
  • Your choice of hardware and setup
  • Personal and professional development budget
  • Monthly child care allowance for children under 6
  • Offsite team days and the annual summer company retreat
  • Company-sponsored hackathons
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