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DevOps Engineer (f/m/d) - Remote in EMEA/LATAM/Eastern Time Zone

RemoteGermany, Berlin, BerlinEngineering

Job description

How you will make an impact 


As our DevOps Engineer, you will focus on securing and scaling our product and building tooling to help other teams release, maintain, and monitor our different services. You will rely heavily on infrastructure as code to manage our distributed services fleet and tackle interesting challenges by learning and adopting new technologies to enable our Engineering department to move faster.


Our tech stack

  • TypeScript, Node.js, React, Golang, PSQL
  • GraphQL, REST
  • Pulumi, AWS, Vercel, Cloudflare, Fastly, New Relic, Github actions


Some of your tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Improve and maintain our production and testing environments
  • Focus on automation and improvements to our infrastructure
  • Benchmark, scale, and tune applications and databases
  • Improve the observability of our services
  • Suggest cost optimizations or reductions
  • Collaborate with the Engineering team's on-call responsibilities in rotation
  • Work with customers when required to troubleshoot and solve problems


Expectations timeline

1 Month

You have gone through different onboarding sessions covering our product, current architecture, and relevant services we run on production, learned about the company's origin and current vision and met colleagues from different departments as part of onboarding as well as weekly virtual social events.

You'd have started to get to know your teammates, learned how we work daily, and contributed to our codebase.

3 Months

You will be familiar with most concepts related to our product and worked alongside your teammates to improve our infrastructure and troubleshoot operational issues.

You've had a few 1:1s with your team lead to check in on how things are going and collaborated with fellow engineers to improve our monitoring and observability as well as our developer experience.

6 Months

You will have made solid contributions to our product and stack, influenced our ways of working, shared knowledge and previous experiences, helping substantially with important decision-making.

Job requirements

Our expectations from you

  • 3+ years of engineering experience with DevOps or SRE exposure
  • Experience with one or more cloud computing environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code (Terraform, Pulumi, CloudFormation, etc)
  • Comfortable writing code (ideally using Golang or another strongly typed language)
  • Experience working with a distributed service architecture
  • Knowledge of containerized applications (Docker)
  • Mindful about performance and able to measure it meaningfully
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to take ownership, but also ask for help and advice when needed
  • Openness to feedback and willingness to learn, reflect, and grow within the organization

Bonus points:

  • Experience with GraphQL, Golang, JS/TS
  • Experience with database administration and optimization (PostgreSQL)
  • Experience working with Kubernetes


The Process

  • Intro call with our People & Culture team.

  • Interview with the Engineering team.
  • Code-pairing if needed.
  • Team Fit call.
  • Reference Check and Offer.


The response time is usually within 2 weeks for each step. You could expect some alterations when necessary.



About us


At Hygraph we're building the leading GraphQL Federated Content Platform. Our goal is to enable developers and content operators to create, enrich, unify, and deliver content across platforms seamlessly. We are trusted to manage content for teams from over 50,000 organizations like Telenor, Burrow, Gamescom, and Shure. With over $10M in funding from OpenOcean, Peak, and Paua Ventures, you will be part of a remote-first and globally distributed team of over 60 colleagues, committed to working collaboratively, transparently, and passionately.


We believe in a remote-first approach where everyone is encouraged to do their best from wherever they are and work together with transparency, accountability, and ownership. We learn continuously through feedback and have a yearly learning budget to attend training and conferences.





Hygraph is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds. We believe that diversity, unique experiences, qualities, and different cultures enrich our workspace's productivity and promote innovation and creativity.

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