SRE - Platform Engineer (m/f/d)

Our platform engineering team is responsible for designing, building and scaling core systems that support our mobility applications running in production. They are versatile technologists who have a lot of experience up and down the stack and are comfortable tuning the Linux kernel, automating cloud infrastructure, writing resilient and high performance code or scaling large distributed systems. Premium service and customer excitement are core values of our business and this touches every fabric of our technology stack too. With the challenge of delivering the best customer experience in their hands, our site reliability teams (SRE) are constantly looking to optimize our service resiliency, availability and performance using cutting edge technology. We are coding the future of mobility! SIXT stands for success, agility, ownership and an intercultural team. Apply now and join our journey and become a part of the SIXT family.


  • You extend the platform by designing and implementing scalable and highly available microservices running on Kubernetes, as well as maintaining existing services
  • You support engineers in platform feature integration by understanding API Gateways in terms of creating, publishing and securing APIs on scale
  • You implement and maintain libs and frameworks that provide core functionality for all services running on the platform
  • With your PaaS vision you will enable engineers to build cloud native products and services
  • You use technologies like Java Spring Boot, Golang, gRPC, Kubernetes, and Kafka


  • You have an ever-growing curiosity for technology and never stop learning
  • You got profound knowledge with Java, Spring framework, Kafka Event Pipelines & orchestration and you know or you are willing to learn Golang
  • You love to automate and optimize processes and you have got an architectural background of modern platforms
  • You have got a basic understanding of Kubernetes, Docker & Containers
  • you are experienced with service-to-service/client-to-service communication (RPC, REST, and ideally gRPC)


In addition to the obligatory table football, driving simulators, and ping-pong table, our dedicated Feel Good Managers focus on the wellbeing of our SIXT Tech colleagues. Amongst other things they will support you with your relocation, finding accommodation, visa issues and help you to organize team events, Meetups, and Townhalls. Our offices have different sizes, you will definitely find something according to your preferences. We follow no dress code. As a member of the SIXT-Family, you get attractive car rental offers as well as access to our large employee benefit portal where you find attractive offers for traveling, shopping and more. During breakfast, lunch, and dinner our high-quality restaurant offers daily changing meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, as well as a salad bar and freshly-baked pizza. Our coffee lounge for meeting and relaxing is opened the whole day. COME AS YOU ARE and DO WHAT YOU LOVE: Join our 650 IT colleagues and apply now (in English or German preferred)!