DevOps Engineer for the Speciality Coffee Industry

  • Hello,

    I would like to share another job offering at Cropster Vienna.


    • Fulltime position in Vienna (Josefstädterstraße)
    • DevOps Enginner (AWS)
    • English speaking company
    • We run a successful SaaS platform for the speciality coffee domain
    • Cropster exists for 10y+ and we are growing
    • IT Kollektivvertrag applies (ST1) with overpayment based on your experience
    • New office in Vienna (HQ in Innsbruck)

    Link to job posting:…-engineer-vienna-austria/

    About Us

    Cropster is the market leader in software for the speciality coffee industry. We work with farmers, exporters, importers and roasters in over 80 countries around the world to help them deliver a better cup of coffee in a sustainable way.

    We’re a fast growing business that is highly focused on our customers and the benefits we can bring them through close collaboration—with a successful history of over 10 years. We also believe that work-life balance is more than a catch phrase, it is a part of our success. We encourage empowerment and taking over responsibilities. We provide our team with room to grow within our organization, to develop their interests and expertise whatever their current experience level. We offer fair, competitive, and transparent pay. The range for this position is €39K to 54K gross and we look at factors like your experience and individual qualifications to determine our offer, which includes benefits like an educational budget, an endless stream of really great coffee, as well as a company wide bonus based on shared goals. We also make our best possible offer upfront—no games.

    Join us and be part of great team focused on developing Cropster’s expanding product line, which includes a native desktop application that helps coffee roasters, a mobile application for sensorial tasting and a comprehensive cloud application for managing and analyzing coffee related data and more.

    About the role

    As a DevOps engineer you will work closely with the entire engineering team and the CTO to implement, maintain and automate reliable, robust, scalable cloud-based infrastructure and application deployment solutions following industry best practices. There are many opportunities to solve interesting challenges due to our growing customer base and worldwide reach. You will, for example, manage and fine-tune infrastructure and application monitoring and alerting. Maintain and test backup & disaster recovery systems. Research, implement, maintain and automate continuous integration and continuous deployment processes of all our services in a consistent and reliable way.


    We are looking for people with:

    • Degree in Computer Science or a proven track record in building or maintaining non-trivial applications
    • A passion for software engineering (development, DevOps)
    • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
    • In-depth knowledge of cloud infrastructure (preferably AWS)
    • Fluency in any modern object oriented programming language (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, Javascript, etc.)
    • A strong command of written and spoken English

    That said, we'd be particularly delighted to hire someone with:

    • Familiarity with AWS Services (IAM, DynamoDB, S3, Aurora, VPC, EKS and IoT)
    • Experience with CI/CD (e.g. CircleCI, Travis, etc.) and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform)
    • A keen interest in cloud application security and encryption
    • Knowledge of MySQL
    • Additional languages (humane and machine)

    More about us

    Working out of our new office in Vienna is awesome, here is why.

    At our office in Vienna you get all the benefits of living in one of the worlds most livable cities and the chance to visit Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps.

    Vienna is more than a world class city. In 2018 it was awarded city with the highest quality of life for the 9th time in a row! As the capital of Austria, Vienna sits at the heart of Europe. It combines nature and city with over 2000 parks. Well known for music, museums and coffee house culture, Vienna is also the home of the German speaking worlds largest University. It is an amazing University town with all the activities, resources and nightlife you could want. It is also a terrific city for families if that is your thing. An additional benefit to Vienna - Cropster's Innsbruck headquarters is only a few hours away by train making business trips combined with pleasure trips in the heart of the Austrian Alps a real possibility.

    TL;DR It’s a fantastic place to live. That's why it keeps getting awards.

    Flexible hours and work-life balance, what does that mean?

    Work-life balance at Cropster means that you'll have time to tend to the life stuff that comes up outside your job. Doctors appointment? Sick kid? Waiting for a handyman? We have all been there and you won't need to plan your life around your working hours to take care of your life. Beside flexible working hours, we also provide the option to work from home if you want or need to. Also 38.5 hour/week are the norm, not the exception.

    How to apply

    To apply, head over to our online form or send a current resume in HTML, Plain Text, or PDF format to In the body of the email tell us why you would be a great for this position. If you have a website, or GitHub page, send us the URL.

    After that, rest assured your application will be read by a real human being.

    If we decide to move forward, we'll schedule a call with you, or if you are close by we'd be happy to have you in our office. We will talk more about what you've done and why you're interested in the role. This interview will also be an opportunity to ask any questions you have about the role or Cropster in general.