DevOps Engineer/ Cloud Operator (m/f/d)

Date: Nov 27, 2023

Location: Schöneck, DE, 08261 CZ Sankt Ingbert, DE, 66386

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
  • Responsibility for the operational running of the GK cloud solution, as well as cloud infrastructure
  • Execution of SQL queries in connection with the monitoring
  • Analysis and troubleshooting
  • Customer consulting regarding the architecture and implementation of the required cloud solution
  • Automation of processes and optimization of operating procedures
  • Implementation of the customer requirements and individual solutions
  • Close cooperation with the departments development and support
  • The tech stacks you will be working with: Linux, Shell Scripting, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Jenkins, SQL Databases, EFK (Elasticsearch, Fluentd, Kibana), Prometheus, Grafana



Your profile
  • Successfully completed training in the IT sector or a comparable training
  • Basic database knowledge for obtaining information
  • Knowledge and experience with tools, preferably Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus
  • Good knowledge of German and English
  • Willingness to participate in shift and weekend work (24/7) in a rotating system compensated with attractive shift bonuses
  • Reliability and a strong analytical capability
  • Willingness to work on site at one of our two locations (St. Ingbert/Schöneck) in phases as part of our familiarization concept



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