System Engineer, Infrastructure, (m/f)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate System Engineer, Infrastructure, who wants to make a difference.

Berlin, Germany


Online since May 15, 2017

We are looking for a System Engineer (m/f) in our great office in Berlin.

Your opportunity..

As a System Engineer at the Infrastructure team you'll be offered a unique opportunity to become a part of an international team of top engineers  contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success, based in Berlin - one of the most vibrant European capitals, while working with and impacting all Classifieds websites around the world.


.at OLX

OLX is one of the largest e-commerce sites worldwide. OLX is designed to enable people to connect through buying and selling goods and services quickly, easily and for free. We try to create a richer world by bringing people together for win-win exchanges. Sellers win. Buyers win. Communities win. Earth wins. OLX wins. And most of all, you win. Being part of something special. In an open culture that encourages own initiatives, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. Sharing the same values.

At OLX we have a clear ambition - to create a richer world. We empower people to make the difference and we’re always looking for great people to help us do just that.


Why OLX?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, storia, stradia, among others. 
The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.


What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Support a Global distributed Classifieds Platform Evolution  (Scalability, HA, Deployment, Performance)
  • Architect, build and implement Infrastructure services to enable our distributed Platform growth
  • Build and customize Tools to speed up and simplify daily operations for Engineers
  • Bring Ideas to life to scale out our Platform to the next level of Modularity & Shareability
  • Collaborate with other Engineers to advocate sensible, scalable, systems design
  • Automate as much as humanly possible and always configure as Code
  • Provide Best Practices and share our Knowledge with the rest of the Teams
  • Work closely with and support our distributed Application groups around the world


What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years with Infrastructure, BackEnd Experience
  • Experience building and scaling High-Traffic Web Applications (SQL/NoSQL/CDN/DNS)
  • Deep Knowledge on Amazon Web Services ecosystem
  • Proficiency on Configuration Management Frameworks such as Puppet, Chef or Salt
  • Solid background on Linux/Unix Systems
  • Strong expertise on Perl, Bash, Ruby or Python
  • Excellent Problem Solving, Critical Thinking and Communication skills
  • Very Good verbal and written English


What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • Work with an international team of top engineers learning from one another
  • A budget for conference and education
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
  • Home Office possibilities
  • Company Mobile phone for business use
  • Any tool you might need MacBook Pro, Notebook, PC
  • Free coffee, snacks and drinks
  • Great office location around the corner from Berlin Hauptbahnhof


Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
It’s great that you want to apply for this role! Thank you for taking the time. Below, you will find our standard application form that we would like you to use. Once you hit the submit button, your application will be stored in our talent database. Once we’ve taken a look, we will get back to you. You can expect our feedback within the next one to two weeks. Sometimes it can take a bit longer but you can be assured that we will get back to you no matter what.

Empower yourself.
Improve the world.

Join OLX.

If you have any further questions with regards this career opportunity, please feel free to contact us through the contact form.