We are building a better private health insurance company with the customer in mind. Whatever you'd like to do for your own health, ottonova will help you make the right decisions and tailor those to be the right fit for you. Simple, smart and digital. This is our vision of a smart health insurance company. Healthy for your premiums and healthy for you. To achieve our vision, our team of experienced developers are working on all the technical challenges we're facing - and for a project this exciting, there are quite a few. If you enjoy solving technical problems as a developer like we do, ottonova is the perfect fit for you.



IT System Engineer (m/f/d)

Deine Challenges ottonova is Germany's newest and first digital private health insurance. We're living the agile mindset and want to disrupt the German insurance eco-system by bringing innovation and customer centricity the industry is lacking. Help us build the best engineering team in Germany!

We are looking for a talented IT System Engineer (m/f/d) combining technical expertise and eagerness to scale and manage our modern and sophisticated cloud infrastructure.
We care about teamwork, delivering value, positivity, constant improvement, technical excellence, growth and innovation.

As an IT System Engineer you will be part of our cross-functional platform team, working closely with our partners and all other IT cross-functional teams.
You'll use your technical expertise and management skills to drive our processes and communications between the aforementioned parties.

Your future job
  • Teamwork
    • Your work will contribute to the foundation on which all of our systems run
    • Be a central resource to contact
  • Stakeholder management
    • Be the main point of contact for a variety of stakeholders within and outside of ottonova
    • Figure out, structure and rate requirements
    • Manage expectations and communicate priorities
    • Analyse requirements
  • Engineering
    • Maintain, develop and improve our cloud infrastructure on AWS
    • Administer insurance-related third party software
    • Develop tools to lift old insurance processes into the new age
    • Conceptualize future-proof system setups
    • Be a bouncing buddy for our infrastructure engineers
Dein Profil
  • Proficiency in English is required, since it is our "lingua franca"
  • Sufficient proficiency in German, since a lot insurance specific documents and handbooks are written in German
  • Hands-on experience with DevOps, AWS, Docker, Linux, and Automation
  • Experience in working in software development or closely with software developers and agile development processes
  • A great working attitude, willing and eager to learn and develop yourself and those around you
  • Experience in IT Security
  • You're a clear and direct communicator
  • Ability to clearly create, communicate and discuss technical concepts
  • Ability and willingness to write technical documentation
  • You're motivated, autonomous, working reliably and do not fear taking responsibilities
  • You're always interested in learning about new technologies

  • Experience in running Java-based applications
  • You have interest in programming tools along our pipeline in Golang, PHP, JS or Python
  • You had touching points with JBoss, Tomcat, Nginx, large cloud based hosting environments and Hashicorp Tools like Terraform and Vault
  • Several years of experience in tech centric and agile work environments
  • A degree in Computer Science
  • Experience in a regulated industry

What we offer
  • A young company which still preserves their startup culture
  • You decide how you can accomplish your tasks best
  • Young, motivated and highly skilled colleagues
  • Flexible development processes
  • Interesting tasks and challenges
  • Freedom to choose your own local stack (OS, Hardware, IDE, tooling in general).
  • Regular team events with fun, food, drinks and table tennis (might be limited during COVID-19)
  • Openness to use and try out newest technologies
  • Central and easy to reach Munich office
  • A dynamic workplace giving you lots of opportunities for professional and personal development
  • 29 days of vacation in 2021, 2022 it will be 30 days
  • A company pension scheme ("Betriebliche Altersvorsorge")
  • Free membership in a gym near the office
  • Travel subsidy ("Fahrtkostenzuschuss")
  • Language courses
  • Further education opportunities
  • Corporate benefits - Get discounts when shopping for certain brands

If you want to learn more about our great IT team and the tech we’re using, pay us a visit on https://ottonova.tech, visit our IT Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/ottonova_tech