Senior Platform Engineer (m/f/d)

Ratepay • Berlin

  • Full-time


from today

Here's What You'll Be Doing

Ratepay is a dynamic and innovative fintech company dedicated to revolutionizing payment solutions in the online retail sector. We empower e-commerce businesses with flexible and secure payment options, allowing them to optimize their revenue streams. As a Senior Platform Engineer at Ratepay, you will play a crucial role in our mission to streamline and enhance our payment processing systems.

Ratepay is seeking an experienced Platform Engineer with a strong background in AWS and CI/CD practices, including expertise in various CI/CD tools. In this role, you will be responsible for optimizing and automating our development and deployment pipelines, ensuring the reliability, scalability, and performance of our systems.
Key Responsibilities:
  • AWS Expertise: Leverage your strong AWS experience to design, deploy, and manage cloud infrastructure, ensuring high availability and security.
  • CI/CD Implementation: Lead the implementation and improvement of CI/CD pipelines using tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or Travis CI, enabling efficient and automated software delivery.
  • Containerization and Orchestration: Work with Docker and ECS to containerize applications and manage orchestration.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of infrastructure and deployment processes.
  • Coaching & Mentoring - You will have an ability to coach and mentor software engineerin teams
  • Security and Compliance: Collaborate with security teams to implement best practices for securing AWS environments and ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IAC): Utilize IAC tools like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation to manage infrastructure provisioning and configuration.(Nice to have )
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Implement and maintain monitoring solutions for application and infrastructure performance using tools like Prometheus, Grafana, or CloudWatch.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with development and operations teams to bridge the gap between software development and IT operations.
  • Troubleshooting: Actively investigate and resolve issues related to deployment, performance, and infrastructure.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies to propose and implement improvements to Ratepay's infrastructure and processes.

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience as a Platform/Cloud/Devops Engineer, with a strong focus on AWS and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proficiency in deploying and managing AWS services and resources.
  • Experience with java or kotlin
  • Expertise in one or more CI/CD tools (e.g., TeamCity, Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, Travis CI).
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker,ECS).
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code (IAC) tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack).
  • Understanding of security best practices in cloud environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
AWS certifications (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect).
Previous experience in the fintech or e-commerce industry.

Equal Opportunities & Diversity

We value our diversity and welcome everyone to our team. Regardless of ethnic and social background, religious beliefs, worldview, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental limitations, age, marital status, educational background and nationality.
With over 250 employees and 40 different nationalities, we take our values seriously. These include; ownership, growth, integrity, collaboration, customer centricity and inclusion (4/6 of our C-Level Board members are female).

The sweet spot! Let’s talk perks.

We're more than just a workplace – we're a vibrant community of innovators, collaborators, and visionaries who love what we do and reward those who work with us. Here, your career isn't just a job. It's an opportunity to thrive, learn, and make a difference. Take a look at these great personalised benefits of working at Ratepay On a monthly basis, you can choose between mobility, fitness, food, training and much more.

Flexible working hours

Work remotely (EU for up to 4 weeks a year)

28 vacation days per annum

Financial security including Pension plan

Medical extras (Flu vaccinations etc.)

Learning and development (Access to various self-development platforms such as language learning and skills enhancement.

Monthly lunches as well as Beets & Roots discounts

Community connect. We take certain days off to give back to the community as a unit. (Animal shelters, homeless aids, and various charities)

Ratepaw community: Our office has a floor which is dog-friendly. So, bring your pawsome pet to work when needed.

Gym memberships and fitness

Health & wellbeing

More about Ratepay

Why Join Now
Why Join Now

Our Recruitment Process

Step 1: Intro Call with a Senior Talent Partner
Step 1: Intro Call with a Senior Talent Partner

The first call with our recruiter is meant to be an introduction to ratepay, our culture and recruitment process. 

We want to get to know you better, understand who you are beyond your CV and find out what excites you.

Step 2: Meet your future Manager
Step 2: Meet your future Manager

This step is designed to get to know your future manager and the role better.

During this conversation we will dive deeper into your experience and share more about the team you would work with and share expectations from both sides.

Step 3: Team interview & skill assessment
Step 3: Team interview & skill assessment

This step looks slightly different in different business areas but is to assess technical and culture add.

It usually consists of a role-specific case study or technical assessment as well as assessing values alignment with some senior members of the team you would be joining. 

Step 4: Coffee chat (optional)
Step 4: Coffee chat (optional)

This step doesn't occur in every process, it depends on the role.

The coffee chat would generally take place with either a senior stakeholder from the business area you are joining such as a C-level leader or Head of department, or in some cases with a Senior HRBP. 

Ready to shape the future of digital payments? Join our team

Apply now!