Platform Engineer (m/f/d) Berlin, Munich, or Hamburg

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin


We are looking for you as an addition to our tech-team in Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. 1KOMMA5° is building Germany's largest one-stop-shop for sale, installation and services related to solar, heat pumps, electricity and charging infrastructure. And they are all connected! Be a part of our mission!

Your mission

In tech we are building software systems in two main areas:

  • Heartbeat: Building a virtual power plant levering our energy manager “Heartbeat” and evolving the customer experience app around this

  • Operating System for installation companies: Digitisation of operations and processes from ground operations to rooftop installations

As a Platform Engineer, you will collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams that are building those systems to identify and address any technical challenges or bottlenecks. You will improve our internal developer platform to reduce your teammates’ cognitive load and enable them to focus on solving business problems. The DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment) metrics are KPIs to measure your success.

Technologies we work with include:

  • Google Cloud Platform (CloudRun, CloudSQL, etc.)

  • Terraform / Terramate

  • Datadog

  • GitHub Actions

  • Python / GoLang / TypeScript

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Enabling developer self-service by developing reusable, opinionated IaC modules

  • Develop software and establish systems to effectively handle the platform's infrastructure and applications

  • Offer primary operational assistance and infrastructure expertise for our engineering teams

  • Ensure good developer experience/productivity

  • Improve DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment) metrics

Your profile
  • 2+ years of experience in a Platform Engineering (DevOps), Site Reliability, or comparable Cloud Engineering position

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles, with a focus on Terraform

  • Good experience working with a public cloud provider, ideally Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and a solid understanding of its core services and offerings

  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience with container-based infrastructure (Docker, Google Cloud Run, Kubernetes)

  • Ability to code with one or more high-level languages, such as Python, GoLang or TypeScript

  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks

  • Strong customer-centric mindset with a deep understanding of the importance of enabling exceptional developer experiences

  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written english, german is a plus

  • Residency in Germany

  • Interest in climate tech industry

Bonus points for:

  • Prior experience with IoT applications

  • Having worked in a scale up environment at a company of similar size

We encourage candidates to apply even if they do not meet all the requirements, as we are seeking individuals at various seniority levels who can bring diverse perspectives and skills to our team. We value the opportunity to consider a wide range of experiences and qualifications in our selection process.
  • The possibility to work remotely

  • Individualized opportunities for professional development

  • Being part of a global change movement

  • Working in a diverse team of motivated team players

  • Seeing the impact of your work, daily

About us
"At 1KOMMA5°, our vision is to accelerate CO2 neutral life for all! We created an easy one-stop-shop to buy and install solar, charging stations and heat pumps, with the purpose of liberating all European homes from the shackles of fossil fuels. With Heartbeat, we make clean energy smarter. Connecting our customers into one powerful clean energy operating system to enable flexible tariffs and to ultimately follow the rhythm of wind and sun!" - Philipp Schröder (CEO 1KOMMA5°)
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