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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (m/f/d)

Remote (Germany) · Full time

About DataCater

At DataCater, we help businesses to efficiently connect their growing amount of data silos. To this end, we build the self-service platform for streaming data pipelines, based on the open-source technology Apache Kafka. DataCater enables companies to benefit from the power of event streaming, without handling the complexity. Our mission is to provide essential tooling, so that data teams can unlock the full value of their data, faster. DataCater was founded in 2020 and is serving customers from industries, such as finance, e-commerce, media, and software.

As a remote-first company, we value visibility, transparency, and asynchronous communication.

At DataCater, we evolve around the product we build. Every position - from infrastructure over engineering to sales - is based on the question: How can we enhance the value of our product and the experience of our users? Have a look at our handbook to learn how we operate as a company.

What you will do

In our team, cloud infrastructure engineers work on the backbone of our services and build state-of-the-art cloud environments.

In detail, you will ...

Build highly-available architectures based on Kubernetes, both for DataCater Cloud and DataCater Self-Managed.

Work with all major cloud platforms to enhance the installation and operation experience for DataCater Self-Managed.

Optimize our monitoring and alerting systems built on Prometheus and Kubernetes.

Optimize our CI/CD pipelines.

Develop Kubernetes manifests and Helm charts.

Enhance DataCater's tooling as a cloud-native software application.

Whom we’re looking for

You are a great match for this position if you are self-driven, curious, and willing to take full ownership.

Technically, you are a strong fit for this position, if ...

Automation is at the heart of what you do. You have a strong background in a language, such as Python, Bash, or Go.

You have production experience with at least one major cloud platform, e.g., AWS, GCP, or Azure.

You have production experience in developing IaaS using technologies, such as Terraform, Kubernetes manifests, Helm charts, etc.

You have a great understanding of container technologies like docker, containerd, or Kubernetes.

The icing on the cake would be, if ...

You have worked with JVM applications in the past.

You have been exposed to different Kubernetes distributions, whether it's vanilla Kubernetes, EKS, GKE, or AKS - we love'em all.

To thrive at DataCater you should be comfortable to work in a remote setting. This requires to ...

Be comfortable being transparent about your work.

Have strong skills in written communication.

Have experience in using tools like GitHub, Google Doc, etc.

What we offer


We are a remote-first company, which has been founded by engineers. We aim to build an outstanding engineering team and, to this end, try to offer the best work environment possible.


We offer a competitive base salary and, depending on the candidate and role, equity.


Participation in building and distributing an innovative product with a global reach, which is already in production and daily use at early customers.


Flat hierarchies and a great environment to unfold and sharpen your skills.


Latest hardware and office supply.


A monthly care package with snacks and goodies delivered to your home.


We're an early-stage company, so you can still shape our culture. DataCater adapts to the people.

How to apply

You want to build the backbone of modern data teams? Then shoot an e-mail to our CTO Hakan Lofcali ( Please tell a few words about yourself, describe what excites you the most about this role, and send along your CV. We aim to provide initial feedback within 2 working days.

Have questions?

Not sure exactly what we’re looking for or just want clarification? Please reach out to us. We'd be happy to clear things up for you. Anytime!

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Hakan Lofcali