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DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Hi, we are Dept – an international digital agency of 1200 experienced thinkers & makers. One agency uniting creativity, technology and data. Helping reinvent & accelerate your digital reality by creating experiences that people want and businesses need.

factor-a is the leading company in the most attractive area of e-commerce: Amazon. As part of Dept, we support globally active manufacturers and brands (vendors) in the operational marketplace management on Amazon. The goal is the sustainable increase in sales and market share as well as the creation of transparency for the optimal control of all success-critical measures. factor-a is a pioneer in Amazon vendor management with the combination of technology and agency performance and has over 100 international top brands among its customers.

Do you enjoy web development? Are you looking for a challenge and are you a real team player (m/f/d)? You want to work on complex web systems and would like to further develop your skills with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly, international and ambitious development team? As part of our expansion, we are searching for software engineers in the backend area to start as soon as possible.


  • Become an expert in understanding our infrastructure
  • By working together with the product and development teams to build and improve system delivery and the infrastructure to manage and monitor our software services
  • You support our product and development teams to consider scalability and process optimisation with every software service we build
  • Our cloud infrastructure for the production and database servers will be maintained by you


  • We have flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • The permanent exchange between leading e-commerce experts from Europe and a wide network range in the e-commerce industry
  • Your opinion is important to us – we offer plenty of creation space for your ideas and work in a comfortable work environment in a dynamic and innovative team
  • A soft drink flat rate, coffee and cappuccino en masse, a kicker and a fruit basket are waiting for you
  • Support – we offer weekly German courses for our international colleagues to facilitate the start in Cologne
  • Work-Life-Balance – we arrange day care places with our cooperation partners
  • Our office is situated in the city center
  • We provide flexible working hour models as well as a vast array of team events
  • …and a young and open minded team which is looking forward to meeting you!


  • Experience in web development, monitoring, relational and non relational databases
  • You already worked with IT Automations (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
  • Experience in web programming languages, ideally in python.
  • You enjoy clean and elegant code
  • You are familiar with the command line, linux and API concepts
  • Experience with version control systems
  • You already have experience in building scalable web systems or web scraping
  • Good Unix knowledge
  • Experience working in high scale environment

Are you interested?

We look forward to receiving your significant application!

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