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 OpenStack 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 will support the establishment of a high-performance cloud platform based on OpenStack
  • You will manage and operate the various systems for providing the cloud platform (e.g. OpenStack, incl. modules such as keystone, nova, cinder, glance, GaleraDB, RabbitMQ) in a high-availability environment
  • You will continue to advance the current environment with regard to stability, scalability, efficiency, and expansion of the functionality, e.g., using Python and Bash
  • You will be responsible for the surrounding system landscape for OpenStack (e.g., git, configuration management (Ansible), container (Kubernetes), monitoring, logging
  • You will actively involve other technical areas to ensure the integrated implementation of requirements (e.g., portal, operating system, etc.)
  • You will prepare and update professional documentation as well as the connection of monitoring and logging to ensure the stable operation of the platform

What You’ll Need

  • You will be familiar with automation and are motivated to establish appropriate solutions
  • You will have a passion and enthusiasm for new technologies and topics relating to Linux, OpenStack and Kubernetes
  • You will have previous experience in establishing and operating OpenStack platforms
  • You will be able to comfortably work with the Python and Bash script and programming languages and feel right at home with CI/CD tooling (git, pipelines) and change processes
  • You will have good knowledge of virtualization and containerization environments
  • You will be willing to help support customers and colleagues

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 100 other colleagues are excited to meet you if the following five things appeal to you as well:

  • 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’ leave, flexible working hours and location, job ticket, excellent benefits, and much more, as well as a diverse range of activities in agile mode

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

Cloud Load Balancer Engineer - STACKIT (m/f/d)

IT - Cloud Services
Full-time / Part-time

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