Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)


Engineering | Berlin, DE

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past 5 years we've seen this mission spread beyond our wildest dreams. So, how did we do it? Our weekly recipe boxes full of exciting recipes and lovingly sourced, fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of inspired, energised home cooks that expands across the globe. Now we're the fastest growing company in Europe, active and growing in 9 different countries across 3 continents.

Our story started in Berlin. As Europe’s tech hub, and the home of our global headquarters, it’s a dynamic, progressive environment where innovation is nurtured and promoted. Since we started, we’ve worked exceptionally hard and we’ve more than US$ 350 million in investment which together have allowed us to create an award winning product and become one of the top 3 largest companies to come out of Europe over the past 4 years.

As a member of HelloTech you’ll be exposed to a modern technology stack and a slick cross-functional agile team setup. We have developed a refined product and provide scalability on a global level. Join our HelloTech team and help us to build a fresh food global champion!


About the job

You will be joining the Platform Tribe at HelloTech. Platform forms a stable and fresh environment for our talented teams of developers to thrive. As well as building a great foundation, Platform is also responsible for spreading their knowledge throughout the other tribes, they make sure everyone is taking advantage of the easy to use infrastructure, and applying the best practices when it comes to Continuous Delivery, Containerisation, Performance, Security etc.

Check out some of the amazing open-source tools that we're building here at Platform:

Janus - An API Gateway written in Go
Klepto - Tool for copying and anonymising data
Kandalf - RabbitMQ to Kafka bridge

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our engineering blog.


Who we're looking for 

  • A passion for site reliability engineering followed closely by a passion for observability.

  • Software and System Engineers with a passion for system reliability, you will build reliability as a feature into our core infrastructure and applications.

  • Experience using Data to diagnose and troubleshoot complex distributed systems

  • Experience as a software developer [Python, Ruby or Go preferable].

  • Experience building highly available and observable systems at scale.

  • Practical cloud experience, preferably Amazon Web Services, Kubernetes and Terraform.

  •  You LOVE to automate things.

  • You are passionate about mentoring and sharing knowledge.


It's a bonus if you have

  • Experience negotiating SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs with product owners.

  • Practical experience with Kubernetes, Prometheus.

  • Experience building infrastructure automation.


What we offer

  • The opportunity to get into one of the most intellectually demanding roles at one of the largest technology companies in Europe

  • Cutting edge technology, allowing you to work with state-of-the-art tools and software solutions

  • Freedom to innovate and test new tools

  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth

  • Great international exposure and team atmosphere

  • Work in a modern office in the heart of Berlin with excellent transport links and employee perks


Are you up for a challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your earliest starting date and your salary expectations.

We’re committed to making HelloFresh as inclusive as we can be. As part of that commitment, we chose to be transparent about our diversity data. To enable us to build an accurate picture of our workforce, we ask some optional questions in our application process.