Senior Platform Engineer (Databases & Middleware)

Full time / Infrastructure / Vilnius, Lithuania
Unicorn in the making: our story

Ovoko is the largest online marketplace dedicated to used car parts in Europe. We connect over 3000 professional sellers from 15 countries to tens of thousands of B2B and B2C customers alike. Our mission is to give parts a second life and change the way used car parts are purchased today. We build products that facilitate a circular economy in the automotive industry and our cross-border shipping solution is unmatched in the industry.

About the role

We are a fast-growing series A scale-up company seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join us as the Senior Platform Engineer. In this critical role, you will be responsible for developing, managing, and optimizing our technical infrastructure to support our rapid growth trajectory. As a Senior Platform Engineer, you will play a key role in building, scaling and ensuring the performance, resiliency, observability and security of our Databases and Middleware infrastructure field.

In this role, you will

  • Be a key person for technology-related support and guidance in databases and middleware domain;
  • Cooperate closely with other engineers and managers to provide supported services in a timely and qualitative manner;
  • Design, build, scale and maintain Ovoko infrastructure;
  • Constantly seek to automate things and reduce unnecessary complexities in the platform.

What we're looking for

  • Proven 7+ years of experience in the infrastructure field;
  • Advanced skills in Linux;
  • Proficiency with relational databases MySQL and/or MariaDB;
  • Knowledge of distributed storage solutions like Kafka, Redis, Ceph;
  • Hands-on experience with observability tools like Prometheus, Loki, Grafana, PMM;
  • Experience with search engines like Elasticsearch would be a significant benefit;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Fluency in English.


The offered salary range for this position starts from 6000€ (gross) per month. Please keep in mind that we are also open to discuss your salary expectations based on your competencies and experience.
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Perks and Benefits

Where Convenience Meets Productivity

Enjoy a workspace with best-in-class hardware and software, complimentary drinks and snacks, flexible working hours, and remote work opportunities. Our bright and spacious office features relaxation and entertainment zones, and furry friends are welcome! Plus, we have a private gym with shower and hygiene supplies right in our office. But that's not all – we also encourage flexibility, allowing you to work from anywhere for up to 30 days, giving you the freedom to break the routine and embrace new perspectives.

Culture - Our Unique Voice

At Ovoko, we've ignited a dynamic culture. We're not just a workplace - we're a tight-knit community that thrives on exciting gatherings and thrilling activities. Whether we're revving our engines at exhilarating rat races in the woods or diving into creative themed events, we're always up for a good time. But it's not all about adrenaline – we also believe in open communication. Every two weeks, we come together for All Hands sessions where top executives share updates and encourage dialogue, ensuring your voice is heard. Plus, don't miss our stylish Ovoko couture merchandise – a reflection of our unique culture.

Greener way to travel

Ovoko covers the cost of a monthly public transport ticket for all our employees. It's our way of promoting sustainable and stress-free commuting while you do your part for the environment

Invest in your future, on your terms

At Ovoko, we're committed to your continuous growth and learning. Dive into new knowledge with a generous personal development budget — equivalent to half your monthly salary! Use this to explore anything that sparks your professional curiosity, from compelling courses and workshops to world-renowned conferences. It's your journey - we're just here to support you.

Health Comes First

From day one, you'll receive private health insurance, providing easy access to health experts, routine check-ups, and medical treatment. At Ovoko, we believe that no one should work when they're unwell – it's that simple. That's why we offer two dedicated sick days per month, allowing you to prioritize your health or your family's well-being. If you or your little one is feeling under the weather, take the time to rest, recover, and return to work feeling your best. Your well-being is our priority, so relax and focus on getting better – we've got your back

Employee Stock Option Plan

The opportunity to be a company owner, take responsibility and gain value from the success of the business.

Join us on our mission to give millions of car parts a second life