Cloud Consultant (m/f/d)

Date: Feb 22, 2024

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

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. 


Locations: Berlin, Chemnitz, Hamburg, Remote (Germany), Jena, Cologne, Pilsen (Czech Republic), Schöneck (Vogtland/ Saxony), St. Ingbert



Your responsibilities

  • Advising our customers on the introduction and operation of the GK standard software in cloud computing platforms
  • Supporting the project team in the project implementation in the cloud
  • Requirements Engineering – Prepare requirements for implementation in close coordination with the customer
  • Contact person for our customers, project teams and sales colleagues in all cloud issues in collaboration with
    the cloud operations teams



Your profile

  • Degree in computer science or a comparable training with sound IT expertise
  • Relevant professional experience in a similar responsible position as a consultant, technical advisor or product manager
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of retail, POS or merchandise management with a focus on POS software is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of German and English
  • High customer orientation combined with good presentation skills and enthusiasm
  • Very good technical understanding
  • Ability to work in a team and enjoy working independently in small teams
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • The tech stacks you will be working with:
    • Linux
    • Shell Scripting
    • Docker, Kubernetes
    • Datenbanken (MSSQL, PostgreSQL)
    • Java Application Server (Tomcat)
    • ELK/EFK, Prometheus und Grafana
  • Optional:
    • Experiences with Microsoft Azure
    • Java, JavaScript



We offer

  • GK enables mobile working at all times
  • 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