Staff Platform Engineer - Dublin, Munich, Amsterdam, Madrid, (Remote)

  • Dublin
  • Personio Gmbh
The Role At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe! Join our international agile Product & Technology department and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, our users, our organization, and our engineering practices. The Technology Platform domain's mission is to ensure Personio builds and scales as a high-performing engineering organization. We drive engineering excellence in Personio, for the benefit of our engineers, our product, and our customers by comprising teams dedicated to excellence in specific areas of software engineering. We measure the core metrics of software development delivery and we use them to drive initiatives that enable teams to build, test, deliver, and operate their software to the highest industry standards. This makes our engineers happy and empowered to do great work. Our measurable contribution to the success of Personio lies in empowering engineering excellence positively impacting Product Development and leading to increased customer satisfaction. Like all our domains we are a group of engineers from many different nationalities and backgrounds, spread across different locations and we continue to grow in 2023. Join us and help shape the Technology Platform journey for Personio. Personio is aiming to build a set of teams that will provide tools and infrastructure as code used by our whole engineering department and within our infrastructure teams. We are aiming to make our engineers autonomous and able to run & operate their own infrastructure in AWS. We need you to solve our main challenges for our product engineers like the ability to create and operate all resources they need, facilitate access to all AWS managed services, and excel in monitoring. At the same time, Personio aims to serve more and more customers, leading to new scalability and architectural challenges that will need to be addressed. In the future, we aim to have a platform that is easy to scale, observable, and cost-optimized while being easily accessible to all our stakeholders. Responsibilities Working in pairs with Lead Engineers and Engineering Manager to ensure teams are aligned toward the same strategy Technical leadership across a variety of teams, with an impact on the infrastructure teams to define not just what we need to do today, but what we should be doing tomorrow and how to get there Hands-on software development as a means to be a multiplier, with a focus on key hard problems and/or bearing high impact to lead others Ownership of projects with high complexity, scope, uncertainty and duration across multiple quarters Reducing the problem scope from a global challenge to localized problems that can be addressed by Tech Leads and teams in their areas of expertise Leading larger, distributed projects to completion What you need to succeed Over 2 years of experience as a “Lead+” platform engineer - or similar - with a proven track record of technical leadership for infrastructure engineering teams to tackle complex problems and coordinate implementation of features with stakeholders Over 4 years experience in contributing toward the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and existing systems with AWS You have a good knowledge of AWS APIs and are at ease with serverless cloud technologies You have experience with DevOps (CI/CD) concepts & tooling in the cloud and master at least one infrastructure-as-code tool You use regularly at least one programming language (Python or Golang ideally) You have excellent written and spoken English You have experienced or willing to experience rapid growth and are “building our plane while flying it”. So bring your agile mindset to the table! You embrace feedback - no one is perfect, and neither are we. So let’s make this an opportunity to praise and learn from each other Finally, you have a good sense of humor. Have fun with us, learn from our mistakes, and bring your good vibes! Your Learnings Why Personio Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive: A competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!) 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer either hybrid or remote opportunities. Annual personal development budget of €1,000 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc. Regular company and team events. High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more Comprehensive healthcare and dental coverage for each permanent employee (excluding taxes) Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, with a Personio match of up to 5% Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Ireland for €30 per month with a subsidized Gympass membership A vast choice of working locations: Munich, Berlin, Dublin, Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam… All with amenities like professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces