DevOps Engineer - with a flair for data 🤖

Salary Competitive

Are you a DevOps Engineer with a flair for data? And are you up for heading the smooth and sound operation of a successful scale-up’s development and data operations? Then we might have an offer for you.

This is an outstanding chance to improve how we go about development and data, enabling us to take the Playable platform to new heights.

 

At Playable, we know marketing needs to mean more to matter more.

Playable is a flexible SaaS platform that allows brands to integrate gamification into their marketing in all stages to drive engagement. We’re a tool available at any time and best used throughout the customer journey to immerse audiences in playable brand experiences. And we're currently doing so with over 650 global brands, empowering them to build playable marketing activities that drive engagement.

We depend on the creativity, drive, and independent thinking of individuals, but our successes are always team efforts. Playable is a place where you find the support you need to grow and thrive. A place where you are allowed to do your best. We love team players with grit and determination who want to become part of a fast-growing SaaS company. Admittedly, the road might be bumpy. But we do it together, as we scale – testing ideas in real life and always learning.

Today, we’re 70+ employees across 6 countries, and we are on a true growth journey to make playable marketing an integrated discipline for ambitious marketers and become the most effective marketing tool in the stack.

And we are now looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our efforts.

At Playable, each colleague has been chosen because of their personality and skill set. We are a lovely mix of introverts and extroverts - so our ‘yay’-energy shows in many ways. Given our size, everybody matters. We lean in, ready to pitch in beyond our core responsibilities when needed, and we make sure to cross the finish line together. As we say: We strive to find solutions rather than identifying problems.

 

About the role 🤖

As a DevOps Engineer at Playable, you will take lead on everything Dev- and Data operations, ensuring infrastructure is built, tested and maintained to run sound and smoothly. Working closely with both our Product team and Data team out of our Aarhus office, your area of responsibility will be two-fold.

On the Product side, you will be making life easier for our developers, continuously working on operational aspects as server setup optimisation (AWS), safety and access management and deployment controls. Projects include a CloudFront migration to our new AWS account, and improving our Monitoring.

 

On the Product side, the role includes

  • AWS server setup optimisation

  • Building, testing and maintaining infrastructure

  • Security and access management

  • Deployment Control

     

On the Data side, you will be in charge of our data infrastructure, making sure all data pipelines run smoothly and efficiently, data storages are configured to the needs of the business, and drive improvements. Furthermore, you will own our Snowplow event tracking pipeline. Projects include setting up a CICD system for AWS Lambda, including infrastructure-as-code and version control, and setting up data pipeline orchestration.

Every now and then when your backlog is empty, you will stay up to date with the Dev- and DataOps world and seek out opportunities to help grow and foster an attractive developer experience (DX).

 

On the Data side, the role includes

  • Owning Snowplow, our event streaming pipeline

  • Version control in GitHub/GitLab

  • Orchestrating and ensuring the flow and quality of data by making sure pipelines are running smoothly

 

The ideal profile ⭐️

Beyond anything, we are seeking a skilled programmer with a strong understanding of DevOps fundamentals. Beyond that, the following will make you a strong fit;

  • A background in software development (+3 years) working with backend services and web technologies

  • Experience working with data management

  • Extensive AWS experience (+3 years)

  • Experience with AWS Lambda

  • Data Pipeline orchestration experience

  • Understanding of Relational Database Management (AWS Redshift)

  • Experience with CI/CD, using GitHub and GitLab.

 

Why you'll love it at Playable ❤️

Playable is nothing without the people defining the company. We spent a lot of our waking hours at work. So it needs to matter. Our workplace culture is a common responsibility. It’s manifested in the way we behave every day. The culture you will experience here is that everyone wants to make a difference and take the company to the next level.

We offer a high level of flexibility. To support the level (and speed) of trust and faster decision-making, we believe working more at the Playable offices than remotely is a key driver. However, we are well aware that our lives outside of the workplace must be prioritised, and flexibility is still a key part of our offering to all Playable employees .

 

By joining us you get:

  • Join a fast-growing scale-up at a time where it's really exciting

  • High level of flexibility

  • A great office with free coffee, snacks and fruit

  • Competitive salary and a great pension scheme - 8% of base salary paid by Playable, min. 4% of base salary paid by you

  • The hardware (gear) you need to thrive

  • 6 holiday weeks (that's right, 1 extra week - you get 5 vacation days (feriefridage) per year)

  • Paid wifi at home

 

Interested? 👀

We will screen and interview candidates on an ongoing basis – so please, do not hesitate to apply or reach out. All we need is your LinkedIn, Github and answers to a few questions. Please keep your application short and precise.

 

Our process is very simple:

  1. Initial screening call w/ Christian, our People Business Partner

  2. Introductory chat (onsite) with Dannie, Head of Development, and Leopold, Data & Analytics Lead

  3. Technical interview - skill assessment with Thomas, Chief Product Officer, and Dannie

  4. Offer/hired

 

We look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully onboard our new colleague soon.

For more information or questions please contact us at nicola@thehub.io

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

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Working at
Playable

Playable (formerly Leadfamly) is a flexible Saas platform that allows brands to integrate gamification into their marketing in all stages. We’re a tool available at any time and best used throughout the customer journey to immerse audiences in playable brand experiences. And we're currently doing so with over 650 global brands, empowering them to build playable marketing activities that drive engagement. We depend on the creativity, drive, and independent thinking of individuals, but our successes are always team efforts. Playable is a place where you find the support you need to grow and thrive. A place where you are allowed to do your best. We love team players with grit and determination who want to become part of a fast-growing SaaS company. Admittedly, the road might be bumpy. But we do it together, as we scale – testing ideas in real life and always learning. You’ll be joining a team of experts, playing to win with our clients. Today, we’re 65+ employees across 6 countries. We have offices in Denmark (Aarhus & Copenhagen), Finland (Espoo), Netherlands (Amsterdam), and United Kingdom (London) - and we are looking to set our foot into new markets sooner rather than later. We’re a company on a true growth journey to make playable marketing an integrated discipline for ambitious marketers and become the most effective marketing tool in the stack, backed by our investors Dreamcraft Ventures and Vækstpartner Kapital. Playable is nothing without the people defining the company. We spent a lot of our waking hours at work. So it needs to matter. Our workplace culture is a common responsibility. It’s manifested in the way we behave every day e.g. how you expect your manager to react or a colleague to respond in a given situation. Our managers should role model our core behaviours and our People team is there to enable this and is responsible for a number of activities and events during an employee life cycle. Joining Playable, you will quickly realise that to become a success, we all need to demonstrate founder's mentality. We all need to carry our load and take ownership - not only within our own area but across the board. We're here to seize an opportunity and become the most effective marketing tool in the stack by enabling brands to enjoy the benefits of playable marketing and creating unprecedented returns on investments. So expect to work at a high pace, but having lots of fun along the way. We love team players with grit and determination who want to become part of one of Europe’s fastest growing SaaS (Software as a Service) companies. The road might be bumpy. But we do it together, as we scale – testing ideas in real life and always learning.

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