Senior Platform/
DevOps Engineer

Build the future of Outdoor Adventure with us!

FATMAP is a growing Outdoor Adventure Technology Company, building the leading platform for outdoor adventure. We are revolutionising the way people discover, plan, live and share their adventures. Our advanced 3D mapping technology, outdoor toolkit and curated adventure index is used by top professionals and a fast growing community of outdoor enthusiasts, to enjoy better, safer adventure.

Your role

FATMAP is the Outdoor Adventure Platform that brings together consumers with businesses, destinations and brands. Our advanced 3D mapping technology, outdoor community and curated adventure guidebook is used by top professionals and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy better, safer adventure.

As a Platform engineer at FATMAP your job will be to build, scale and support the infrastructure and services that underpin both our customer facing applications as well as our internal tools. You’ll be working closely with our engineering and product leads, as well as our GIS, Applications and Rendering guilds.

For this role you’ll be based in Berlin, but you will travel occasionally to our office in the mountain location Chamonix Mont Blanc to field-test the product and engage with the outdoor community.

Your responsibilities

  • As a fast growing company, scaling our systems as we grow will be a core part of your job.

  • Building out our metrics, logging and tracing infrastructure to give us full insight into our stack.

  • Looking after our AWS & Heroku accounts & infrastructure.

  • Managing our external services (CDNs, Databases etc)

  • Ensuring security standards throughout our infrastructure.

  • Improving the performance and reliability of our tile and data stacks.

  • Maintaining and improving our user databases.

  • Iterating on our PostGIS adventure databases.

  • Mentoring our more junior developers.

  • Building on our current engineering processes such as code reviews, pull requests etc.

  • Helping us continue to build our engineering culture.

Your profile

  • You’re an engineer that can see the bigger picture, you understand why performance and quality is important to our end users and why automated tests and documentation are important to our wider engineering team.

  • You care deeply about the quality of the work you produce.

  • You can distill complex requirements into a non-complex solution.

  • You have excellent communication skills and can explain complicated problems in an easy to understand way.

  • You are dynamic and can effortlessly transition between the various facets of the company as required.

  • You are a self-starter and comfortable taking the lead on certain aspects of your role.

What we offer

  • A great office environment in Berlin, Kreuzberg

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Regular team/company trips to outdoor adventure destinations.

  • The technical tools (laptop, screens etc.) of your choice

  • Unlimited reference materials (for both tech and adventure).

  • The opportunity to grow with a growing company in an exciting space.

How to apply

If the above sounds like you, and you have an adventurous spirit (both in the technological and outdoors sense), you’ll fit right in. Please send us a brief cover letter describing why you are a great fit for FATMAP and your resume.

The process

The first step will be a brief video call with our HR Manager to get to know each other. Then we´ll ask you to complete a technical assessment, followed by a video call with the technical lead. We´ll invite you then to meet the team face to face.