Senior DevOps Engineer (f/m/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Hamburg / Remote

Your tasks

As a Senior DevOps Engineer (f/m/x) you will be part of our interdisciplinary team developing, building and running our online games.

Within the Stillfront Group, we have become the technology leader in online strategy games, with the cross platform engine and infrastructure we developed also being used cross studio as a tech base.You can expect a professional and international working environment covering great games and a wide scope of technologies:

  • In the backend, our games share a self-built Java game engine, together with a LEMP stack, that we constantly extend and improve. Servers run on a distributed architecture in the Google Cloud and use MySQL for data storage

  • The frontend engine uses a modern HTML5 / WebGL / TypeScript / Vue.js stack, deployed to different kinds of platforms like desktop browser, Steam, iOS and Android

In your daily work you can expect a professional environment utilizing a blend of proven and exciting technologies like GitHub, Ansible, AWX, Jenkins, Fastlane, Docker, Nexus, Grafana, Sentry, SonarQube, Phinx, Icinga, OpsGenie and production systems utilizing Linux, Nginx, MySQL, Java, Redis, Memcached, Elasticsearch as well as other components on GoogleCloud Engine like BigQuery, DataFusion, Cloud CDN to name a few.

  • Be part of an experienced and awesome DevOps team

  • Maintain our high availability production systems. Working on stability and scalability. On-call incidents are the exception, not the rule

  • Analyze & optimize our high performance / high traffic systems on OS & application level

  • Spear-head tooling efforts by prototyping, setting up, establishing and fine-tuning new tools to improve performance and our dev life

  • Maintain and improve the automated development processes and improve development workflows (Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Webpack, Fastlane, SauceLabs, ...)

  • Collaborate closely with the game development, community and product teams as well as our sister studios in Stillfront

  • Broaden your knowledge and deepen your skills through conferences and training and share your learnings with the team afterwards

Your profile
  • Excellent skills in IT maintenance, database / network architecture, systems integration as well as automation and system administration (Debian / Ubuntu, Linux)

  • Experience with high load / high availability systems and load optimizations

  • Experience with cloud systems (ideally Google Cloud) and connected management tools (i.e. Ansible / Kubernetes etc)

  • Knowledge of state of the art build systems, tech stacks and tool chains. Passion to extend your knowledge and try out new technologies

  • Good skills in a high level programming language (e.g. Java)

  • Experience in shipping, developing and running at least one commercial product or game

  • Ability to articulate and document technical designs clearly and analytically

  • Ability to communicate effectively and objectively in English

Desirable Skills

  • Passion for video games

  • Knowledge of multiplayer/PvP/online game development practices

  • Familiarity with agile software development and scrum-based working environments

What we offer
We are committed to creating the best work environment possible and are not afraid to try out different initiatives, the most recent one being our 4-day work week. Starting October 2022 all Bytronians can enjoy the flexibility of having one additional day off, increasing the productivity level by improving our work-life balance.

  • Exchange of knowledge and close cooperation with competent colleagues in a highly motivated international team
  • Short decision-making processes and a professional work environment
  • You take responsibility in a fast-growing company
  • Attractive location in Downtown Hamburg
  • Flexible remote work solutions
  • Family-friendly working hours with a great work-life Balance
  • Personal development support with internal and external training
  • Regular team and company events and creative breaks
  • Individual language courses German and English
  • Subsidized public transportation ticket
About us
“Connect and Challenge Players. Anytime. Anywhere.”

At Bytro we strive to develop high-quality strategy games and make them accessible for all players around the world. In our eyes game development is a promise for fun and entertainment – that’s what we live and aim for! 

As part of the Swedish Stillfront group, we create grand strategy games that are played by over 15 million players in 150 countries and 13 languages all over the world. Our office is located in Hamburg’s world-famous St. Pauli district, with a stunning 360° view of the harbor and the Elbe river and easy access to public transport.

Our staff is multicultural and international. We have flat hierarchies, open communication culture, and support the autonomous work of our agile working teams. We believe in efficient work where each of our employees contributes to the success of our games. Learn more about Bytro and watch our most recent company clip:


To enhance our great team we are looking for you! 
Your application
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