Careers

ubirch is a fast-growing technology startup with offices in Berlin and Cologne. We are committed to bringing integrity and trustworthiness to the Internet of Things. Based on cutting-edge cryptography and blockchain technology, we have developed and implemented a protocol, which makes data transfer in the IoT secure from tampering – similar to storing data in a blockchain, but without the power, time and processing power requirements of a full blockchain. And we are working with original equipment manufacturers and industry suppliers to bring this protocol to as many devices as possible. ubirch is still a small startup, but our clients (and our ambitions) are huge. Join us and make the Internet of Things a safer place!

People we are looking for:

Scala Backend Developer (Berlin/Cologne/Germany)

you must

  • have at least 2 years experience in using these technologies in projects (commercial projects or contributed code to a known open source project):
    • Scala
      • ScalaTest
    • Akka
      • HTTP
      • Cluster
      • Streams
      • Testkit
    • Linux Shell
    • git
    • Swagger
    • at least one the these Message Queues: Kafka, AWS SQS, Rabbit MQ
    • MQTT or CoAP
    • NoSQL Databases (MongoDB or/and Elasticsearch)
  • be a great teamplayer
  • love agile project management methods
  • be excited about using Jira and/or Trello
  • be able to communicate well (orally and in writing) in English

it would be nice, if you

  • have experience with distributed ledger technology (a.k.a. “blockchain”)
  • have experience in using these technologies in projects (commercial projects or contributed code to a known open source project):
    • Spark
    • CQRS / Eventsourcing / Messaging
    • Tensorflow / Spark MLib / …
    • Graph Database (Neo4J / JanusGraph / GraphDB)
    • Docker / Kubernetes
  • are able to read and speak German
  • have a good understanding of RSA / ECC / AES / SHA

contact:

Michael Merz, dermicha@ubirch.com
Matthias J. Jugel, leo@ubirch.com

Operations Manager (Berlin)

whom we are looking for

Our operations in Berlin need more power. You will help us make our infrastructure 24/7 99,99% ready (without being the guy who gets the call Saturday night at 2AM).

you must

  • have 2+ years experience in using cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure)
  • have 2+ years experience in operating core linux servers
    SSH / Bash / Systemd ..
  • have solid experience in setting up backups (e.g. using duplicity)
  • be in love with IPV6
  • be best friend of Docker / Kubernetes
  • be excited to optimize continuous integration environments (goCD)
  • be familiar with service monitoring (Prometheus, Data Dog, …)
  • be a great teamplayer
  • love agile project management methods
  • communicate well (orally and in writing) in English
  • prefer to write a script instead of doing something manually
  • be happy to write system documentation and like to keep them up to date
  • be familiar with UDP/TCP and firewalls

it would be nice, if you

  • contributed to Open Source projects in the past
  • heard about GiantSwarm
  • have some experience with distributed ledger technology (a.k.a. “blockchain”)
  • have knowledge about cryptography
  • are able to communicate well (orally and in writing) in German

contact:

Michael Merz, dermicha@ubirch.com

Technical Consultant (Berlin/Cologne/Germany)

whom we are looking for

As a technical consultant you are helping our clients and partners to start using our technology – and you are able to demonstrate it in meetings or at events with small examples or demonstration objects (like this one). You love technology and have the mindset to understand a client situation from a technical perspective. But you are also aware of the business needs and applications. Your passion is to make our clients happy and get the best out of our technology.

you must

  • be technology savvy, but don’t need to be a developer (otherwise please apply to our other positions)
  • be able to understand concepts like APIs, protocols, industry standards etc. and put them into context
  • be a great teamplayer
  • love agile project management methods
  • communicate well (orally and in writing) in English and German

it would be nice, if

  • you have some experience with distributed ledger technology (a.k.a. “blockchain”)
  • there is some basic knowledge about cryptography
  • or some Maker-experience/background
  •  you have some experience with IoT toolboxes like node-red

contact:

Stephan Noller, stephan.noller@ubirch.com
Matthias J. Jugel, leo@ubirch.com

Marketing Managerin/Manager (Cologne)

whom we are looking for

Currently, ubirch has no dedicated marketing department. You would be the first one working on these topics and setting the overall guidelines. Marketing is extremely important fur us as a company – there will be many opportunities for you to leave your mark. We are attending many events, are key note speakers at conferences of all size and don’t shy away from traditional advertising either and we know how important it is to remain in our client’s memory through well-done printed information, too. (And we know that there is lots of room for improvement with our website, too.) We are working with professional agencies, which know how to do this. but we need to guide them and coordinate their activities, of course. This could be you.

And there is a budget, within which you can make all the relevant decisions mostly autonomously.

you must

  • be technology savvy and knowledgable (without being an “engineer”)
  • have 2+ years in marketing for a company selling technology b2b
  • be a great teamplayer
  • communicate well (orally and in writing) in English and German

it would be nice, if you

  • know a little bit about distributed ledger technology (a.k.a. “blockchain”)
  • have some experience and/or connections in the manufacturing industry

contact:

Stephan Noller, stephan.noller@ubirch.com

in general and for all positions

We are excited to meet each creature which meets the requirements for the position you apply for. Gender, religion, age, nationality etc. do not matter.

what we are offering:

  • maximum flexibility regarding where and when you want to work
    you just have to find an agreement with your team
  • free choice of hardware und software you want to work with
  • a strong commitment to open source development: https://github.com/ubirch
  • full participation in the team’s decision making
  • room to grow as a professional in the digital industry
  • a competitive salary
  • participation in the company’s bonus program
  • free drinks at our offices in Berlin and Cologne
  • ability to buy a nice bike using JobRad (https://www.jobrad.org)
  • 30 days of holiday per year