Lead DevOps Engineer

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Our platform

We’re shaping the future of e-commerce by building a tech-driven platform that enables Direct-to-Consumer and wholesale e-commerce brands to grow and accelerate globally. We are growing exponentially, and our application is battle- and stress-tested by some of the strongest brands in the business. With over 4 000 000 orders processed last year, and an ability to handle thousands of API calls every second, we aim to go even bigger – with zero limits ahead.

The Lead DevOps Engineer role

To continue our quest for greatness, we need to find a professional, passionate and talented leader who can work fast and think outside the box – while always keeping an eye out for the details. This year's goals include extending our hybrid single/multi-tenant architecture and building a brand-new deployment pipeline that supports auto-scaling.

You will also deal with the bread-and-butter of system operations and help our backend engineers in setting up proper architecture while keeping in mind current trends like serverless architecture and edge computing.

Centra provides the infrastructure for brands that want to sell globally and our team works with a global approach at its core. We build solutions and solve problems across time zones and believe that perspectives from different backgrounds/cultures drive innovation. As a Lead DevOps Engineer at Centra, you’ll have a direct impact on our product and its future success – no matter where you’re from. 

What we’re looking for

  • An eagerness to work on a big enterprise application handling extreme traffic loads
  • Deep understanding of orchestration standards, practices and tools
  • Knowledge of and about pros/cons for container-based orchestration
  • Good understanding of HAProxy/load balancing on layer 3/4/7
  • Practical experience with Kibana, Grafana and Jenkins
  • Good understanding of tools like Heroku and Terraform
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team spirit and a good eye for details
  • Down to earth, minimalistic way of coding
  • Experience with multi-tenant architecture
  • Leadership skills

Our tech-stack

In order of importance:

  • PHP 7.2/7.4
  • MariaDB
  • Elasticsearch
  • Redis
  • Node.js
  • Go 
  • Elixir

For scripting we use:

  • Rust
  • SH

We work with multiple different tools and platforms including:

  • GitHub
  • Jenkins (multi-branch pipeline for CI)
  • Postman
  • AWS (Lambda, SQS, S3, Glacier, Route 53)
  • DigitalOcean
  • Cloudflare
  • Terraform
  • Heroku
  • Vault
  • Kibana
  • Grafana
  • InfluxDB

Our team

We work according to Scrum and our teams are self-organizing, meaning the teams themselves decide on what tech stack to use for a particular project and how to best deliver. We are all very ambitious and love to learn, and we hope you do too. We spend a lot of time coaching each other, pair programming and sharing knowledge.


  • Very competitive salary
  • Work remotely, in the office or combine those two models - it’s up to you
  • A modern and cool office with excellent location
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free coffee, tea and snacks served in the office. Free beer and afterwork every Friday
  • Lots of team events (online and IRL) 
  • Private health care
  • Sports contribution (after COVID-19)
  • Budget for trainings/conferences
  • The latest generation MacBook Pro, screens, ANC headphones + whatever other gadgets you need

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

We usually respond within three days

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Life at Centra

Our goal is to foster a work environment where all employees feel valued, motivated, and fulfilled. We keep the hierarchy flat and the employee perks on point so our teammates stay driven, bright-eyed and ready to take on new challenges every day.

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