Cloud Platform Engineer
at IQ-optimize

Cloud Platform Engineer (m/f/d)

Permanent appointment Location: Maintal/Germany

Welcome to the IQ-optimize Software AG
As a subsidiary of the 1&1 group, the IQ-optimize Software AG develops innovative software- and IT-services to optimize business processes.

Your responsibilities:

  • Planning, designing, installation and developing of the Linux server landscape based on Ubuntu as well as a high-performance cloud platform based on OpenStack operated on it.
  • Administration and maintenance of the Linux based high-availability cloud as well as managing the performance, capacity and availability management of the Linux servers.
  • Ensuring the operational business, using a trouble ticket system (trouble shooting, second/third level support). Automation and continuous optimization of all technical process flows.
  • Adaption and creation of automation processes and automatic system configurations (scripting) as well as support of IT Security for the implementation a hardening/securing of the server systems and the services running on it.
  • Collaboration in on-call duty.

Your profile:

  • Successfully completed university education related to computer science or completed IT apprenticeship (e.g. Computer Science Expert - Subject Area: System Integration).
  • A passion and enthusiasm for new technologies and topics related to: Linux, OpenStack and Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Experiences in scripting and programming - particularly using Python, Ansible and Bash.
  • Experiences in monitoring performances, as well as monitoring a complex virtualized Linux environment using products such as check_MK, Nagios, or Grafana/Prometheus, etc.
  • Good knowledge of virtualization environments and containerization environments based on KVM (LibVirt) and Docker.
  • Good knowledge of CI/CD tooling (e.g. Git, Jenkins).
  • Experiences in the field of design, implementation and operation of high-availability and central storage solutions, such as CEPH, Compellent, DRBD and/or GlusterFS and its connection to OpenStack.
  • Initiative and goal-oriented approach to work in our team.

We offer:

  • Interesting and varying responsibilities
  • Personal development and training opportunities
  • A future-proof and varied workplace
  • A great working environment with warm and highly qualified colleagues
  • Flat hierarchies and quick decision-making processes
  • Numerous benefits: flexible working hours, overtime regulations, company events, free soft drinks and fruits, etc.

Who we are:

With around 15 million customer contracts and 3,200 employees, 1&1 AG is one of the largest telecommunications providers in Germany. The company offers its customers a comprehensive portfolio of broadband connections and mobile phone tariffs - supplemented by attractive value-added applications such as smart home solutions, IPTV, video-on-demand and online storage. IQ-optimize Software AG is a provider of modern, innovative software technology and offers its customers reliable and customer-oriented IT services. It has been developing customized applications and advanced software products since 2001.


If you would like to become part of the 1&1 family, we are looking forward to receiving your detailed application with your expectations of salary and possible starting date.
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IQ-optimize Software AG

Robert-Bosch-Straße 8

63477 Maintal