You're interested in shaping the digital future of Europe's leading retail group and building our cutting-edge cloud and colocation business from scratch? Then you will fit right in as a Cloud Storage  Engineer (m/f/d) at STACKIT. We're a young corporate startup for digital services, from colocation to cloud. As part of the Schwarz Group, which also owns the Lidl and Kaufland retail brands, we strive to shape the European cloud market in the long run. To realize this vision, we are looking for STACKITeers (m/f/d) who contribute their innovative ideas and go-getter mindset to tackling future challenges.

What You’ll Do

  • You take care of the various storage systems in the areas of block-, object-, backup- and cold-storage in highly available environments (e.g. NetApp, Cohesity, Pure, Quantum)
  • You continue to develop the infrastructure API (e.g. provision of additional storage functionalities as self-service via REST API)
  • You extend and improve the current storage environment with further solution scenarios (e.g. introduction of new storage systems, development of new regions)
  • You are responsible for the surrounding system landscape of the storage environment (e.g. self-service API, virtualization, Kubernetes, monitoring and logging)
  • You create and maintain the professional documentation for efficient use and stable operation of the platform (e.g. for customers and internal teams)
  • You are part of the development of a high-performance cloud platform based on Linux and OpenStack with a focus on storage (in particular OpenStack cinder, KVM, etc...)
  • You are part of a motivated team that likes to strive for improvement and continuously develops itself (and the products)

What You’ll Need

  • You have experience and know the market in one or more of the areas of block-, object-, backup- and cold-storage (e.g. solution scenarios, deployment, operation, scaling options, migration)
  • You have already worked with APIs and developed them (e.g. REST API with Python, Go, Rust)
  • You have experience with infrastructure as code in automated environments (e.g. CI/CD, pipelines, Kubernetes)
  • You know the challenges of (self-)operation of storage systems (e.g. protocols, troubleshooting, performance analysis, high availability, lifecycle)
  • You have good knowledge of automation (e.g. using Python, Bash, Ansible)
  • You feel comfortable in open source-based virtualization and container environments
  • You bring passion and enthusiasm for new technologies and topics related to various storage systems

What You’ll Receive

We are a colorful team of experts with our heads in the cloud, but our feet firmly on the ground. Matthias, Franziska, Marium, Felix, Benjamin, Umar, and more than 150 other colleagues are excited to meet you if the following six things appeal to you as well:

  • Our flexibility: We offer you the opportunity to work from Neckarsulm, Berlin or completely remotely
  • Our environment: An agile startup with the backing of the Schwarz Group
  • Our mission: To make the Schwarz company cloud successful and well known
  • Our mindset: Open doors, flat hierarchies, informal culture, ideas welcome
  • Our team: Internationally diverse, highly motivated, with confidence in our product
  • Our promise: Attractive compensation, 30 days of vacation, temporal and local flexibility

Your point of contact for professional exchange is Markus Falk (email:; Tel.: +49 7132 30-455021).

Cloud Storage Engineer - STACKIT (m/f/d)

IT - Cloud Services
Neckarsulm (hybrid)
Full-time / Part-time

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