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 KICKSTART Cloud 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.

Want to become a cloud pro in just six months? Simply take part in our trainee program KICKSTART @STACKIT which includes the following fascinating modules

  • You'll take a fascinating journey through four different cloud product teams in the areas STACKIT Core, STACKIT Cloud Products, and STACKIT Customer Touchpoints & Core Platform
  • The six-week rotation with each product team will enable you to really get to grips with the cloud products, processes, and agile working
  • During your rotations, you will work on creating, developing, and optimizing different cloud services
  • You will develop tools, scripts, and pipelines for the automated provision and operation of different services, and carry out problem and error analyses
  • In parallel to gaining practical experience building and operating cloud products, you will also complete tailored online training units with modern tools
  • To complement this training, during our so-called “Special Days” you will learn about relevant interface areas (e.g., data center management, business development, IT engineering)
  • At the end of the program, you will decide together with STACKIT which product team you would like to join in the future, to consolidate your expertise

What you need to know about the KICKSTART program @STACKIT

  • The start of the program is planned for April 1 and October 1
  • To help us find the best cloud enthusiasts, first you must complete our online AC
  • We will then invite you to a selection day where you can demonstrate your initial technical experience so far (April start: AC between October and January / October start: AC between April and July)

What You’ll Need

  • You've almost completed your degree in IT and are looking for the perfect entry-level opening into the field of cloud computing
  • You are interested in open source technologies, from operating systems through web applications, and have initial programming experience – preferably in Go and Python
  • You are a real team player, who is happy taking the initiative and being responsible for your own work
  • You will be happy to be part of an international team and speak good English

What You’ll Receive

We are a colorful team of experts with our heads in the cloud, but our feet firmly on the ground. Florian, Franziska, Marium, Felix, Benjamin, Umar, and more then 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 vision: STACKIT is one of the leading providers of cloud services in Europe
  • 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, specialist mentors, building a wide-ranging network through the KICKSTART department rotation program  


Find out more about the program here:

KICKSTART @STACKIT / Cloud Engineer (Trainee) (m/f/d)

Region Neckarsulm

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