Agile Software-Development and IT-Operations made in Berlin

why pinguin

Why pinguin

We are a group of highly-qualified software developers from all over the world working in the heart of Berlin. Our in-house software is the backbone of the businesses we drive and is used by a multitude of international users.

the team

The Team

We believe quality is more important than quantity, and we therefore have small teams in which everyone can share visions and ideas. We are a diverse group of open-minded, talented and pragmatic professionals.

the location

The Location

You can find us in a serene backyard office in the midst of multi-cultural Berlin-Schöneberg, next to many restaurants with various cuisines, and just three minutes to public transportation connections (U Kleistpark).

the office

The Office

Our offices are located on the upper floors of a spacious building, where many of our users work. The atmosphere we create encourages intensive and inspiring exchange beyond day-to-day business.

how we work

How we work

Our motto is work hard, play hard! In a few words: agile, flat hierarchy, lunch together, improvement day, self-improvement resources, great coffee machine, free fruit, great results.

We Love Software Development And Operations

We Love Software Development And Operations

We develop software for the future of everyday office life and operate a high availability private-cloud. Our product range reaches from the software for our own call-center and company-internal administration tools, to apps and web front-ends for our customers. On top of that, we also offer digital signage and access control systems. We operate more than 300 servers in several distributed datacenters and thousands of user endpoint devices. Our telecommunication and digital office services are designed to ease the everyday workload of thousands of customers around the world: no matter where they are located, we always provide them with highly professional solutions.

We apply agile methods like Scrum and Kanban in order to embrace the constantly changing requirements in the market, meet business needs, and satisfy and excite users of our systems. Java, related frameworks (like Spring Boot and Angular.JS) and modern web technologies are our platforms of choice when we develop new software.

In order to ensure high quality results, we employ automated testing and continuous integration technologies like JUnit and Jenkins.

Why you should join us:

Pinguin top facts

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Over 2 million lines of source code in 10 programming languages

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12.000 meters of cables

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10.000 automated tests

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20+ deployments per day

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16 currently spoken languages

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40 liters of coffee per day

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A network covering 3 continents

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91% helpdesk-tickets solved within one week

Open positions. Join our team in Berlin.

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Java developer

As a member of our team, you will build a cutting edge J2EE application using Spring / Hibernate from scratch and will face the challenges of integration and migration of existing systems. Using middleware technologies like RabbitMQ and REST, you will build a stable and easy-to-integrate solution that interacts with a large variety of surrounding systems.

Job requirements

  • fluency in JAVA
  • experience with related technologies like J2EE application servers
  • multiple years of working experience in software engineering
  • knowledge on working with relational Databases
  • experience with frameworks like Hibernate and Spring 
  • think pragmatically and be constantly looking for the best solution
  • feel responsible for our products
  • willingness to participate in architectural discussions and decisions

What we offer

  • A secure position in a midsized start-up at heart
  • Enjoy work in a motivated, international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • An easy-to-reach office in a central location in the vibrant city of Berlin
  • Extensive additional services (world’s best coffee machine, amenities for public transport, fruits & veggies, company & team events, German classes, free beer)

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Senior Frontend developer

As a Front End Developer, you will build the new web-apps for our customers using modern technologies like Javascript, CSS3 and HTML5 In order to create great user experiences. In collaboration with our designers, you will create interfaces that make it fun and satisfying to interact with our services. Communication with the back-end is done through a REST-API, which you will help to extend.

Job requirements

  • fluency in Web Technologies like HTML, CSS3 and Javascript
  • multiple years of working experience in front-end development
  • the ability to use and write REST-based back-end services (if you can do it in Java it's a plus)
  • think pragmatically and constantly look for the best solutions
  • feel responsible for our products • have the willingness to participate in architectural discussions and decisions

What we offer

  • A secure position in a midsized start-up at heart
  • Enjoy your work in a motivated, international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • An easy-to-reach office in a central location in the vibrant city of Berlin
  • Extensive additional services (world’s best coffee machine, amenities for public transport, fruits & veggies, company & team events, German classes, free beer)
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Application Support Specialist

Werde Teil eines Teams aus motivierten und sympathischen Spezialisten, welches mit neuesten Technologien und agilen Projektmanagementmethoden arbeitet. Hier erwartet Dich eine spannende und abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit, deren Schwerpunkte u.a. in den folgenden Bereichen liegen:

  • Weiterleiten von Userfeedback an das Entwicklerteam
  • Erstanalyse von Problemen
  • Anwendersupport und Troubleshooting
  • Koordination externer Supportpartner für Fachanwendungen
  • Instandhaltung der User Guides

Job requirements

  • Tiefgehende Kenntnisse in Bereichen wie Database und Intranet
  • Erfahrung mit JIRA oder vergleichbaren Ticketsystemen
  • Wünschenswert sind Erfahrungen mit Debian Linux
  • Fähigkeit, sich selbstständig fehlendes Wissen anzueignen, und Lust, sich weiterzubilden
  • Gute Team- und Kommunikationsfähigkeit und hohe soziale Kompetenz
  • Flexibilität und die Möglichkeit, Rufbereitschaftsdienste zu übernehmen
  • Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift

What we offer

  • Einen sicheren Arbeitsplatz in einem mittelständischen Unternehmen, das im Herzen noch Startup ist
  • Spaß bei der Arbeit in einem motivierten, interdisziplinären und internationalen Team
  • Flache Hierarchien und kurze Entscheidungswege
  • Sehr gute Verkehrsanbindung mitten in Berlin
  • Umfangreiche Zusatzleistungen (bester Kaffeeautomat der Welt, vergünstigtes BVG-Ticket, Obst/Gemüse, Company und Team Events, Deutschkurs, Freibier)
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System Administrator (m/f) Linux // DevOps Engineer

You are a system administrator through and through and computers have been part of your existence ever since you can remember? ++ The English language is not a barrier for you and you enjoy being around an international team of colleagues? ++ You are looking for long-term employment instead of a career springboard? ++ Do you want to be part of product development? ++ Do you prefer a growth-oriented, owner-led midsized company with heart and soul to bureaucratic large corporations or start-up flashes in the pan? ++ Then read on!

Your tasks will include:

  • Operating our live-, test- and development systems (Debian based system environment with 200+ virtualized servers, HA environment)
  • Co-responsible for systems optimization, e.g. by developing hybrid operating scenarios (public/private cloud), improving the continuous integration process and optimizing deployment strategies
  • Close cooperation with our software developers in every phase of our platform’s optimization

Job requirements

  • Deep knowledge of Linux including standard services (web, DNS, mail) and realization of high-availability solutions
  • Experience in automation with configuration managers like Puppet, Chef or Ansible, and shell scripting
  • Experience in the area of networking, database operation, Java-based microservices and DevOps working methods is a plus
  • Familiar with JIRA & Confluence or similar systems
  • Collaborative, communicative and analytical skills
  • Flexibility in case of on-call services
  • Fluent English & German

What we offer

  • A secure position in a midsized start-up at heart
  • Enjoy work in a motivated, international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • An easy-to-reach office in a central location in the vibrant city of Berlin
  • Extensive additional services (world’s best coffee machine, amenities for public transport, fruits & veggies, company & team events, German classes, free beer)

Contact- Get in touch

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+49 (0)30 52 00 42 378