DevOps Engineer



Spark Universe is hiring a DevOps Engineer and System Administrator to assist us with ongoing projects as well as allowing us to take on more exciting opportunities.

This is not a full time position. We can offer a full time position if you can take on the responsibilities of the open Backend Web Developer position as well (Please mention in your application if you do).

What you’ll do

  • Manage and deploy updates for:
    • Kubernetes clusters
    • A self-hosted GitLab instance
    • A Pterodactyl instance
    • Multiple databases such as: MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, Nats, Prometheus
    • A Grafana instance
    • RESTful Microservices written in Java
  • Build and improve Grafana dashboards and panels for improved monitoring solutions
  • Build and manage infrastructure for livestream events and client experiences
  • Create Helm charts for managing releases and upgrades on the kubernetes clusters
  • Create and manage GitLab CI/CD pipeline stages
  • Communicate with our team in voice and in-writing

Your background

  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • Solid understanding of deploying Java 8/17, Microservices and RESTful APIs
  • Experience with managing and scaling:
    • Pterodactyl Panel
    • Self-hosted GitLab instance
    • Databases such as: MySQL/PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra and Prometheus
    • Message distribution systems such as: Nats
  • Experience building and improving monitoring solutions
  • Experience creating Helm Charts
  • Solid understanding of UNIX systems
  • Ability to work at least 10h/week

What we offer

Spark Universe is a well-established experience design company in Minecraft. You’ll work with some of the best talent in the industry, in a friendly and flexible work environment, and a culture that empowers great work.

  • Flexible hours
  • Remote work
  • High standards and encouragement to grow
  • Online team-bonding activities
  • As a contractor: $25 to $35 USD per hour
  • As an employee: Negotiable (Possible in Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Canada, Australia, Slovenia and the UK)

How to apply

Please send your applications via email to, and (CC), and make sure to include the following details:

  • Your full legal name
  • Your country and time zone
  • Your age
  • Link(s) or download(s) to your portfolio (GitHub, resume, etc.)
  • Tell us a little bit about yourself, your path so far, and what you wish to accomplish
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