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Platform Engineer/SRE (Cloud & Cluster Computing)

Impossible Cloud

Impossible Cloud

Software Engineering
Hamburg, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Impossible Cloud is a B2B cloud platform with a focus on becoming the #1 cloud platform in Europe and beyond. It was founded by serial entrepreneurs who have previously built a billion-euro tech company.
Currently, our offering includes cloud object storage similar to AWS S3, and our market success is already being proven by highly promising growth based on our channel-based GTM strategy. While we build a comprehensive suite of cloud products, we are redefining the cloud sector by bridging the gap between decentralized infrastructure (DePIN) and mainstream B2B cloud use cases.
Become part of something bigger: We’re committed to reinventing the internet and push technological innovation and business determination to the next level.
As an experienced (Staff / Principal / Lead) Platform Engineer, you will design and implement the technical architecture, deploy software, and monitor software for infrastructure and services and system capacity and performance.
You will work closely with Developers, other DevOps engineers, and release stakeholders to ensure code is deployed in the most reliable manner, including taking ownership and challenging what's supposed to be deployed.
You will also have the opportunity to be one of the first engineers to build cutting-edge infrastructure from scratch in web3 at Impossible Cloud.


  • Foster collaborative ownership among developers to streamline responsibilities and break down organisational barriers.
  • Lead the setup and execution of release management processes for seamless deployment cycles.
  • Develop Service Level Objectives (SLO) and Service Level Indicators (SLI), defining critical parameters from inception to implementation.
  • Identify automation opportunities and drive initiatives to enhance efficiency across workflows.
  • Architect, build, and maintain robust Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines utilising modern frameworks such as Jenkins, TeamCity, and GitHub Actions.
  • Ensure the smooth operation and maintenance of applications, encompassing comprehensive monitoring, alerting, logging, and security protocols.
  • Design and implement cloud security solutions while integrating essential security services seamlessly.
  • Spearhead patch management initiatives spanning the entire infrastructure and technology stacks.
  • Establish automated testing and deployment processes to optimise efficiency and reliability.


  • Held senior roles or served as a Team Tech Lead within DevOps/Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) environments.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Go or other high-level programming languages.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in managing Linux systems.
  • Extensive background working with databases and search engines such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Elasticsearch.
  • Deep familiarity with Kubernetes or other containerization technologies like Docker.
  • Solid understanding of DevOps principles, practices, and associated technologies.
  • Utilized automation tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or equivalent.
  • Experience with leading cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.), particularly in storage solutions (S3, EFS, Cloudera, Azure Blobs, GCP Cloud Storage).
  • Well-versed in architecture, deployment methodologies, and monitoring solutions.
  • Savvy with architecture, deployment methods, and monitoring solutions
- Competitive salary coupled with direct engagement in your success through an enticing ESOP and token participation program.
- Ideal company stage with established initial revenue and a distinctive edge in the web3 industry.
- Collaboration with experienced, passionate, and supportive colleagues, leveraging cutting-edge technology.
- Fantastic office situated in a trendy location with access to complimentary healthy brain food and a subsidized premium gym membership.
- Monthly collaborative meet-up weeks featuring team events.
We are committed to success. We embrace individuals from all backgrounds who share the goal of building a future European cloud champion. We place great importance on in-person collaboration and open communication, and we value working together regularly at our Hamburg headquarters. If you are an innovative thinker with a passion for driving success in decentralised technology and the cloud industry, we invite you to apply.
Join a workplace that values your well-being, fosters a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere, and play a key role in shaping the future of the Cloud.
Application Submission
We encourage you to kickstart your application by submitting your comprehensive LinkedIn profile or CV along with the designated application form.
Kickoff Call for Selected Candidates
Successful candidates will be invited to participate in a Kickoff call, where we aim to explore your qualifications, experiences, and expectations.
Efficient Interview Process
Our commitment is to complete the hiring process in 2 to 4 additional remote and/or on-site steps, according to the specific role and its seniority level.
We believe in moving swiftly to welcome exceptional talent into our dynamic workplace.