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(Senior) Platform Engineer - Core Infrastructure (f/m/x) (RTL Deutschland)


Using content, tech and data to create sustainable success.
Become part of Germany’s leading entertainment company.


Together with Gruner + Jahr, RTL Deutschland offers you many opportunities: from TV and streaming to print and digital to radio and podcast. We entertain, inform and inspire millions of people across all platforms every day with our strong media brands, content and products.


Team spirit and hands-on mentality are important to us. We are the professional home of around 7,500 creatives, numerical geniuses, strategists and forward thinkers. You can also be involved: The tasks and opportunities are as diverse as our employees themselves.


We are looking for you as soon as possible // on a permanent basis // full-term // at Cologne and/or remote in Germany as: 




You'll join our Core Infrastructure Platform Engineering team. We build the core platform our data tools infrastructure team relies on to provide services to millions of end users.  


We build and automate. We deliver reliable infrastructure for our product teams. We are cloud native. We build the tools that automate infrastructure creation. 

We are Platform Engineering.


These tasks await you:

  • You will be responsible for designing, building, coding, and running distributed infrastructure 

  • You will maintain and operate our K8s-based platform 

  • You will develop in an open source stack with systems like Prometheus / Grafana, Vault, ArgoCD, ... 

  • You will build and maintain Gitlab CI pipelines 

  • You will work closely with the data tools infrastructure team 

  • You will work in a cloud native environment (we are at home in GCP) 

  • You will constantly improve and automate all your tasks 


And this is your profile:

  • You have several years of relevant job experience 

  • You have experience in operating Kubernetes 

  • You are a Linux user 

  • You worked in a cloud environment 

  • You code your infrastructure (we are building our infrastructure with Terraform) 

  • You have experience with Python or Go or other (higher) programming languages 

  • You automate all the boring tasks



Technology Stack:

Kubernetes, Gitlab CI, Vault, Prometheus / Grafana, Python / Go


Our benefits for you:

  • In RTL Data you will work in a modern start-up atmosphere in agile teams and get the opportunity to implement your ideas - find out more about RTL Data here!

  • A complete package including mobile office, flexible working hours, vacation pay and 30 vacation days per year is waiting for you

  • We secure you - with very good social benefits such as pension plan, disability and accident insurance, value account and much more

  • Our locations are always centrally located and equipped with the latest technology. Whether you come by bike or by car - a free parking space is waiting for you at our broadcasting center in Cologne-Deutz

  • A dedicated team will take care of your regular training and development opportunities - both professionally and personally

  • Save money with a variety of employee discounts, including a free RTL+ subscription and Gruner+Jahr Plus products

  • We don't have a dress code - but we still leave the beach outfit at home

  • We're also very good at toasting and celebrating - preferably together at Christmas parties, summer parties, team events or carnivals


But that's not all! You can find an overview of all benefits here


Sustainability is also close to our hearts in recruiting. That's why our entire process is paperless. We replace face-to-face interviews with video calls wherever possible. For on-site interviews, we support you with environmentally friendly travel. You can find out more about sustainability here.


Are you interested?  

Then send us your complete application documents (incl. salary expectations and earliest possible starting date) via online application by clicking on the button "Apply". You can find more information here: If you would like to receive further news about RTL Deutschland, please follow us on InstagramTwitterLinkedIn or XING.


I look forward to receiving your application! 
Yours, Jessica





Unternehmen: RTL Deutschland GmbH 

Land: Deutschland

Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen

Stadt: Köln

Postleitzahl: 50679

Job ID: 168672

Datum:  08.05.2022

Köln, NW, DE, 50679

Jobsegment: Social Media, Engineer, TV, Linux, Open Source, Marketing, Engineering, Creative, Technology

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