Cloud Engineer (m/f/d)

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Berlin, DE, 10117 Jena, DE, 07743 Chemnitz, DE, 09112 DE Sankt Ingbert, DE, 66386 Hamburg, DE, 20354 Schöneck, DE, 08261 Köln/Cologne, DE, 50968

Company: gksoftware



GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 


Your responsibilities
  • Supporting the development teams in the Cloud Native transformation
  • Help defining GK’s Cloud native platform
  • Prepare POCs for development concepts and new services
  • Train and mentor other developers in Cloud concepts and technologies


Your profile
  • Aspiring to high quality standards
  • Experienced in Java, Spring and Spring Boot technologies
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Working experience with relational databases
  • Knowledge on NoSQL databases like MongoDB or Elasticsearch is a plus
  • Experience with the OpenAPI standard
  • You like to teach others on development concepts and technologies
  • Open minded with a hands-on mentality
  • Embracing Cloud Native development patterns
  • Ability to work independent in an agile team
  • Fluently English skills, German language skills desirable


We offer
  • GK enables you to work from home at any time
  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours
  • Performance-related and individual bonus payments depending on the area of activity
  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections
  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000
  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts
  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net
  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and e-learning offerings
  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work
  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program
  • Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day
  • Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more
  • Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations
  • Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events
  • Read more about our Active Balance Program