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we°novate GmbH provides cloud and infrastructure consulting and transformation services to large enterprises across Germany & Europe. It serves the Automotive, Finance & some other verticals. We are looking for a passionate cloud professional engineer, who is capable of quickly delivering & contributing to interesting and challenging customer projects from mid sized companies and big corporates. This role will be within the wenovate Cloud team, which provides cloud related professional and consulting services to accounts and clients.

Senior Cloud Engineer (m/w/d) – Wolfsburg


Position responsibilities and expectations

  • Delivery on solutions to client’s cloud environments with a focus on private & public cloud services (AWS, OpenStack, Azure, GCP …) and demonstrate technical cloud knowledge, playing a vital role in the delivery of innovative, enterprise grade production infrastructures
  • Delivery with a focus on cloud migrations
  • Provide integration and implementation of public cloud Services within large regulated enterprise environments
  • Lead the On‑Boarding team with a green‑field customer and on a green‑field cloud deployment. Proactively assist the customer in driving a successful public & private cloud adoption
  • Nurture cloud computing expertise internally and externally to drive cloud adoption
  • Provide support for new applications wishing to deploy to cloud or Kubernetes
  • Assist customers to analyse their applications to determine “Cloud Readiness”
  • Generate templates for use among the application development community
  • Lead the team with green‑field customers and on a green‑field cloud deployments. Pro‑actively assist the customer in driving a successful cloud adoption
  • Mentor and develop junior members of the on‑boarding team
  • Generate and manage open source code development and contributions
  • The candidate will be part of wenovate Cloud Team in Germany and report to Cloud Services Business Unit lead in Germany

Technical skills required

  • Strong experience with public, private, hybrid cloud technologies: AWS, OpenStack, Azure, or GCP
  • Strong experience with Application migration, transformation & deployment of cloud ready applications
  • Experience in guiding developers in how to transform a current application into a cloud ready status
  • Strong understanding across cloud technology, infrastructure, services and platforms
  • Strong experience with Linux Operating Systems & Linux Sysadmin Knowledge
  • Experience with XaaS services development, integration and Technology; e.g. Cloud platform technologies like CloudFoundry, OpenShift, DBaaS or others
  • Experience with Containerisation technology (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) Familiarity with … cloud orchestration & deployment technologies (e.g. AWS Formation, OpenStack Heat, Terraform, Kubernetes)
  • Web Application Firewalls ‑ Using apache / nginx
  • Cloud Object Storage (AWS S3, OpenStack Swift & Ceph)
  • Database Clustering (e.g. MySQL / Maria DB)
  • Configuration Management Technologies (e.g. Ansible, Salt, Puppet)
  • CI / CD tools and components (e.g. Atlassian tools, Jenkins, Github / Gitlab, Spinnaker, SonarCube) Monitoring & Logging tools (e.g. logstash)
  • Development Tools, Programming and Configuration Languages

Other skills required

  • Ability to travel to, or be based in Germany, at customer site for almost 100% of time while a new OnBoarding team is established (At least 3 months)
  • Minimum of 3 year experience as a cloud engineer. Experience in a DevOps style team environment
  • Customer satisfaction driven approach
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

Experience in:
• Working in a multicultural environment
• Working and communicating with enterprise customers. Application planning
• Fluent in English essential ‑ German: Any capability is a distinct advantage. Preferred loacation Germany

Degrees/certifications earned:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent experience and knowledge
• A distinct advantage: Relevant Industry certifications such on Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud

What do we offer?

If the basis is right, we achieve top performance. That’s why we focus on a working environment in which you feel comfortable. The following things contribute to this:

  • Flexible working times
  • Possibility of mobile working
  • Company pension funds
  • Company fitness via qualitrain
  • Regular employee events
  • Allowance for the food in the form of Sodexo voucher
  • And much more