Job offer

DevOps engineer (m/f/d)

Freiburg, Germany

Unique land use GmbH is an internationally leading consulting firm for sustainable agriculture, climate change and forestry. We strive for excellency and innovations to the highest satisfactions of our clients. Since establishment in 1998, we have carried out over 1.000 projects in more than 80 countries for a wide range of public and private sector clients (e.g., the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), Danone). Unique’s headquarter is located in Freiburg, in the Southwest of Germany. In addition, we have offices in East Africa, Paraguay, Vietnam, and Kyrgyzstan. With more than 60 permanent staff, we have a large and diverse team of experts.

Unique’s Digital Solutions Team ( is supporting our project teams with digital tools for mobile data collection, data processing, data analytics and reporting. We develop applications for forest and land use monitoring, and we implement comprehensive forest inventories, including land cover assessments.

Unique is seeking to recruit a DevOps engineer to support our growing Digital Solutions Team.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Managing servers, databases and docker images and containers; building and maintaining tools and infrastructure for automated deployment and upgrade processes.
  • Extension and administration of our DevOps software environment.
  • Developing the automated pipelines for potential future cloud and development environments.
  • Implementation of development and continuous delivery services.
  • Integration, automation and optimization of operational tools and processes.
  • Responsibility for the operations and operating environment for our platforms.

Your profile

  • Completed studies in computer science, vocational training as an IT specialist or comparable qualification.
  • Good knowledge of current DevOps tools for orchestration, automated build and deployment processes.
  • Technologies: Python, PHP, JS, Docker, Jenkins, Git & GitLab, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Firewalls.
  • Systematic and structured way of thinking and proceeding.
  • Innovative spirit and creativity in finding solutions.
  • Good English and ideally German language skills.
  • High quality awareness and careful way of working.

Your benefits

  • Unique offers a dynamic and innovative work environment with a high degree of autonomy. Our culture is based on a flat hierarchy and infused with a collaborative spirit. We have a diverse and highly motivated international team.
  • We offer a wide range of benefits, including: competitive salary with bonus, support with the retirement plan, flexible work arrangements (home office), modern work space, bike leasing, Yoga lessons, organic fruits, free coffee/tea, and team events.

Please send your application (CV and motivation letter) until 31st of August 2022 to. For consideration of your application, please refer to “DevOps engineer” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Are you eager to make our vision “Transforming land use towards an inclusive and sustainable for future for all” a reality? When can we welcome you in the attractive and green city of Freiburg right next to the Black Forest?