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Principal Platform Engineer – Bleeding-Edge Cloud Technology – Munich

Principal Platform EngineerBleeding-Edge Cloud Technology – Munich

We are recruiting for a global leader in the Ecommerce sector, who are headquartered in Munich and are currently searching for Principal Platform Engineer to join a Team of Senior Platform Engineers. The business is flourishing more than ever before, they had €1.8 billion turnover last year and are on target to hit €2.14 Billion in 2021.

They were one of the earliest companies to embrace cloud technologies and are many years ahead of the rest of the market. By 2016 they had migrated to a full Microservice architecture relying on Apache Mesos and are currently doing a full migration to Kubernetes. They are deploying on a Multi-cluster/ Multi Tennant Kubernetes + Multi cluster Istio throughout the whole company.

You will work be working with the latest tech stack:  Kubernetes/kops, oauth2-proxy, kube2iam, Istio, gatekeeper/OPA, velero, Mesos, Chronos, Marathon, zookeeper, Elastic Cloud/Elastic Search, Logstash+Redis, nfluxDB, Prometheus, Grafana+MySQL RDS, Sensu/Uchiwa, AWS (more than 20 different services)


  • You are passionate about new technologies in the field of Systems Engineering & Cloud
  • You have a university degree in a relevant field or have a proven track record in Systems Engineering projects
  • You already have at least 5 years of relevant Systems Engineering Experience
  • You have knowledge in at least two of the following areas:
    • Infrastructure and Software Provisioning (Terraform or Ansible)
    • Architecture, design and operation of Kubernetes in Production environments
    • Log processing and analysis using the Elastic Stack / Configuring and optimizing clusters
    • Time series data collection, processing, storage and visualization
    • Application Performance Monitoring and Tracing
  • You are familiar with the DevOps toolbox git, Docker, Jira, Confluence, BitBucket and others
  • Have experience with development using bash or python and experience debugging, optimizing and automating tasks
  • Have a general understanding of Network Infrastructure basics such as DNS, DHCP, Firewalling and Load Balancing will help you work cross-functional
  • You speak fluent English

What they offer in return:

  • Highly motivated and friendly teams from over 50 nationalities
  • Office located in central Munich with excellent public transport links
  • Flexible working hours and healthy work-life balance with 30 vacation days
  • State-of-the-art equipment and mobile phones
  • Continuous development through internal and external training programmes
  • Free fitness memberships and schemes
  • Employee discount for all company shops
  • Company pension scheme
  • Regular company events (technical meet-ups, hackathons and social events)

If this position sounds interesting to you, do not hesitate to apply and one of our consultants will be in touch to arrange the next steps.

If you would like further information, please contact Ukantha on Ukantha@next-ventures.com



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