**About Rocket Internet**
Rocket’s mission is to become the world’s largest Internet platform outside of the United States and China. Rocket identifies and builds proven Internet business models and transfers them to new, underserved or untapped markets where it seeks to scale them into market leading online companies. Rocket is focused on online business models that satisfy basic consumer needs across four main sectors: e-Commerce, marketplaces, travel and financial technology. Rocket started in 2007 and has now more than 30,000 employees across its network of companies, which are active in more than 110 countries across six continents.
**About the Job**
We are currently looking for an experienced System Engineer to reinforce our team and help us in launching successful internet projects all over the world. You will be taking on an eclectic mix of tasks regarding software and systems, and will be helping to design, build and maintain the core infrastructure underpinning a highly complex and massive scale platform. Your mission will be to ensure the project’s success concerning the development and enhancement of our prolific international internet-startups. You will encounter new and challenging situations every day and will be in charge of technical support and the management of availability, efficiency and scalability of software and systems. At Rocket you will help us develop fast growing Internet companies and benefit from the broad expertise of our high-energy IT team. In return, you can expect an attractive salary and various opportunities to grow on, both, a personal and professional level.
**Who we’re looking for**
After earning your bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or an equivalent professional education, you will have gained various years of experience with scaling a LAMP database stack. You are a skilled System Engineer with strong knowledge in Linux administration in combination with Apache and Nginx webservers. Furthermore, you have solid programming experience in Bash, PHP, Python, C, Java or Ruby (PHP preferred). Strong competency in designing, implementing, optimizing and maintaining MySQL databases (NoSQL is a plus) combined with a clear understanding of caching technologies like Memcache and SQUID completes your technical skill set. You should be a team player and have the ability to coordinate or lead cross-team technical projects. As our System Engineer you should be an expert in solving problems and have strong troubleshooting skills.
Up for a challenge?
**Please apply in English here: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oi9LWfwS&s=StartUP_Berlin**