deepset • Remote Europe

Infrastructure Team Lead

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Your mission

You’ll be leading our passionate Infrastructure Team that directly impacts the success of our products and the productivity of our teams. You’ll ensure high performance, security, and availability of deepset Cloud, our end-to-end LLM platform, to satisfy the demands of our customers. You’ll support all engineering teams with best practices and tooling around cloud infrastructure, security, and automation to create a better “flow” of work for them.

Our mission

We are an AI startup that empowers developers to build applications that use natural language as the interface to data. Our open-source framework Haystack is used by thousands of developers to build LLM applications. Our LLM platform, deepset Cloud, enables enterprises worldwide to unlock the potential of large language models for their business cases. Come join our team and work with tech experts on real-world cases, in a fast-paced and high-impact environment, and shape the AI space together with us.

Life at deepset

At deepset you will find an environment with equal opportunities to grow, share ideas, build relationships, and succeed. We believe every employee is important and generates a direct impact on our team’s success.
We are certified by Flexa® Careers as a flexible employer, and our remote first culture is designed to provide work-life balance, autonomy, and flexibility.
Our daily meetings, the quarterly in person "re:base", and social events allow us to work with great synergy. We would like to invite you to visit our life page to learn more about our culture.

Your impact

  • You will manage a team responsible for providing infrastructure, tooling, and services used by deepset Cloud and Haystack engineering teams
  • You will define, facilitate and continuously improve the processes of the Infrastructure team
  • You will join customer conversations to make sure that our deployment topology and security practices meet the customer needs
  • Your team will enable success of the product teams by giving them guidance on the best practices in cloud architecture, observability, security and scalability
  • You will take ownership of Security and Privacy initiatives for our SaaS product, from introducing best practices to maintaining SOC2 compliance
  • Your team will manage the company’s IT infrastructure (incl. provisioning of employees’ devices and accounts)

Your profile

  • 3+ years of experience leading an infrastructure team in a product company
  • 9+ years of overall experience, and experience working with large scale production infrastructure
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical users
  • Experience in designing & building service-oriented architectures
  • Experience with Security and Compliance topics, and experience going through external audits
  • Proficient with AWS and Kubernetes
  • Experience maintaining hybrid SaaS products and integrating customer’s cloud resources to preserve customer’s data within their own cloud
  • Working knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (we use Terraform), GitOps(we use ArgoCD)
  • Multi-cloud experience (preferably AWS+Azure) is a nice to have
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning/NLP or the motivation to learn about it are considered a plus


  • Remote-first: You can choose to work from home or any other workspace that suits you. We offer a home office budget for equipment and furniture, and we would be happy to sponsor a coworking spot.
  • Grow: Personal and professional growth are important to us. We have an annual learning and development budget, and also the opportunity to speak at conferences, internal knowledge sharing, and workshops.
  • Connect: We have a virtual office, a monthly social budget to reconnect virtually or in person, online walks and talks with colleagues from other teams, and a flexible travel policy that enables you to meet colleagues in person for special occasions.
  • Re:base: We meet in person on a quarterly basis, because we believe it’s important to get to know each other. We have fruitful discussions, we hold workshops, we brainstorm together, and we have leisure activities and fun.
  • You are an owner: All employees are enrolled in the employee stock option plan and own a part of the company.
  • Personal time off: If you want to recharge and travel the world - there are 27 days of paid vacation and you earn an additional day for each year completed with deepset (up to 30 days).
  • Choose your tech: Linux, Windows, or macOS? The choice is yours and we will provide what you need.
  • Pension fund and Health Insurance fitting with your main working location: All full-time employees are eligible for the pension plan. We also offer health, dental, and vision for employees in the US, in compliance with the local market.
  • Travel Insurance: We want you to be secure during your travels. Therefore, we offer every employee additional travel insurance.
  • Sports budget: To boost your health and well-being, we offer a monthly allowance for your sports activity.
  • Dog-friendly: Our main co-working partner Mindspace welcomes dogs, so you can also bring your best friend to the office.
  • Enhanced days off for Family Sick Leave: We offer additional days in case your child gets sick.
  • Additional days off: We don't work on the 24th & the 31st of December.
  • Flexible working hours: You can adapt your work to your private life.

What colleagues say

"deepset enables me to work with extremely talented and like-minded people on the tech I’m passionate about. It is just outstanding to find such a well-organized and yet creativity-encouraging environment. Seeing everyone is dedicated to the bone to pushing this thrilling technology to its limits puts the cherry on top. Needless to say: I'm proud to be part of deepset!” (Thomas, Senior NLP Engineer)
“deepset has an inspiring vision and a great team to build a product that sets the standard for NLP. Being part of this team and journey is a privilege.” (Eren, Senior Frontend Engineer)

Company benefits

30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Company shutdown periods – Holiday Period (24th and 31st)
Dog friendly co-working space
Enhanced pension scheme
Enhanced sick pay – for Family Sick Leave
Hofy home office set up
Open to job sharing
Open to part-time employees
Teambuilding days
Personal development budgets
Health insurance
Co-working space allowance
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at deepset

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Co-working office locations provided world wide.

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
DeepTech, Data & AI

DeepTech, Data & AI

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023


Industry awards 2022

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