At the Schwarz Global Services - Barcelona we offer high value IT services for the entire Schwarz Group, which includes Lidl, Kaufland, Schwarz Produktion, PreZero, STACKIT and XMCyber.


We are in the worldwide top 5 of Retail companies with 13.000 stores spread in 33 countries, more than 6 billion of costumers, and over 500.000 employees.


We strive to develop and implement smart and efficient IT solutions to deliver the best experience to whole users, customers and colleagues.


We are looking for open-minded colleagues with passion for technology, who are willing to find diverse and exciting career opportunities in a dynamic work environment that stands for development and progress.

As a Platform Engineer, you will contribute on the infrastructure, configuration tuning, provisioning, monitoring, security, and performance of the data platform resources and technologies. You’ll be integrated in the Data Platform domain.


As a member of the Data Platform team, you will interact with Data Engineers and Platform Engineers to understand data on infrastructure and logic sides.


Core Activities

  • Working on the infrastructure automation to reduce manual steps and the operations time.
  • Develop new Terraform modules.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues
  • Improving the logs and monitoring systems.
  • Improving the alerts systems.


Experience working on:

  • Architecture for streaming and batch processing solutions.
  • Data modeling and Data driven solutions architecture.
  • Experience in Performance and Reliability of distributed environments and microservices.
  • Big Data Frameworks (1+ year)
  • DevOps for CI/CD and Infrastructure as Code (1+ year)
  • Cloud Platform: Azure, K8s (2+ year)
  • Knowledge of container orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes)
  • Experience in Agile methodology


Technical stack required:

  • Languages: Bash, Python, SQL
  • IaC: Terraform
  • Database operations: relational (SQL Server) & non-relational (MongoDB, ELK, Cassandra)
  • Cloud operation: Azure & K8s
  • Network administration; TCP/IP, HTTP requests, routing, firewalling
  • CI/CD flows & tools: Azure DevOps
  • Monitoring and alerting tools: Azure Monitoring, Grafana


Technical stack appreciated:

  • Languages: Scala, Java, .NET, PowerShell
  • Big Data Frameworks Operations: Databricks
  • Big Data Frameworks: Kafka, Snowflake…


Soft skills and competencies:

  • Fast adaptation to changing requirements and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for learning new tools, languages and frameworks.
  • Ability to be creative and innovation-minded, self-motivated and proactive.
  • To work in a collaborative model, side by side with the business
  • Fluency in English to work in a multi-cultural environment

Platform Engineer


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