Full Remote Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) | AI Tech Start-up

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ArbeitgeberKooku Recruiting Partners Berlin
Gepostet am17.05.2024
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Xayn is pioneering next genAI for large organizations. We build secure, sovereign, and sustainable AI systems that leverage the power of language models at scale – such as Noxtua, the first sovereign European Legal AI. Founded in 2017 by Dr. Leif-Nissen Lundbæk, Professor Michael Huth and Felix Hahmann, our academic vision remains, with a workforce of 20 people comprised of more than 35% PhDs. Born out of research at Oxford University and Imperial College London, we’re committed to European values of transparency, privacy, and sustainability. To strengthen our Infrastructure Team, we are looking for a:

Full Remote Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Location: Berlin | Remote: 100% | Fulltime: 32h/w

Your Team

The Tech team consists of around 8 individuals who work remotely or at the office in Berlin city center. Besides the development team, Xayn's technical lead and an external consultant team handle various tasks related to providing Xayn’s development team with the necessary technical environment, ensuring the smooth operation and scalability of Xayn’s AI applications.

Your Hiring Manager

Simon is heading the Tech Team (Development, Infrastructure)With more than 15 years of experience in software development, he is an advocate for product driven development, solving real life problems.

Infrastructure Tech & Tool Stack

  • Server: g. Linux
  • Cloud: AWS, OpenStack compatible Cloud (OTC Open Telekom Cloud)
  • Monitoring: Prometheus
  • Containerization: Docker, Docker Compose, Kubernetes
  • IaaS Tools: Terraform
  • Programming Languages: Rust, TypeScript, Bash & Python
  • Ticket System: Atlassian JIRA
  • Repository: Github
  • CI/CD System: GitHub Actions
  • Documentation: Confluence
  • Office Application: MS365


  • Having a holistic perspective on Xayn’s infrastructure (architecture, operation, and costs)
  • Working on operational as well as strategic levels
  • Continuing the path of infrastructure automation with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools (e.g., Terraform)
  • Setting up and maintaining alerting and monitoring tools (e.g., Prometheus) and Bash scripting
  • Setting up and maintaining applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Collaborating with development teams to automate and streamline deployment and operations.
  • Supporting various teams with Docker and Docker Compose knowledge.
  • Maintaining and developing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery with GitLab.
  • Close collaboration with the AI team on technical implementation.
Growth Options

  • g. taking ownership of Xayn’s infrastructure or specializing as an AI Ops Engineer.


  • Residence & Working Permission: Full time availability and eligibility to work in Germany or UK
  • Education: Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Linux: Expertise with Linux operating systems and Bash
  • Networks: Knowledge in setting up and configuring networks (DNS, OSI)
  • Cloud Architecture: Proven track record in design, development, testing and operation of cloud-based architectures (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure or OTC)
  • Monitoring: Ability to set up and maintain Monitoring tools (e.g. Prometheus, Grafana or AWS Cloud Insights) as well as aggregating the right data, data visualization and derive actions
  • Infrastructure as Code: Strong will to automate the provisioning and management of cloud infrastructure resources (e.g. with Terraform, Ansible or AWS CloudFormation)
  • Containerization: Expertise in Containerization (e.g. Docker) of cloud-based application as well as Orchestration (e.g. Docker Compose
  • Programming/ Scripting:g. Python or JavaScript
  • Work mode: Excellent time management and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision as well as flexibility to cope with changing priorities
  • Language: Good written and verbal communication skills in English, German is a plus Mindset: humble but hungry
  • Solution driven
  • A mentoring and team player attitude towards your colleagues


  • Working hours: Full-time at Xayn means 32 hours per week
  • Vacation: 26 days + December 24th & 31st off
  • Remote: 100% remote work possible (for Germany & UK), other countries upon request
  • Shares: Virtual Stock Options (VSOP)
  • Discounts: e.g. Urban Sports Club Membership
  • Pension Funding: Depending on your contract, we can cover and contribute to your pension
  • Equipment: Laptop (Lenovo or Mac), second screen, keyboard etc.
Sounds good? Then, we look forward to receiving your CV via our online application form.

Martin Firlus (Kooku Recruiting Partners on behalf of Xayn AG)

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