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Technology Operator Cloud Services (m/f) with a knowledge of open source

Location: Berlin – Bonn - Darmstadt, Germany 

Job ID 2013PI-7 

Job description

Here at Products & Innovation, we develop and manage innovative and competitive products, services and business models to promote Deutsche Telekom's successful market image. We provide customer guidance, simplicity, an excellent usage experience, a high-end product portfolio, and sustainable efficiency. As well as an in-depth understanding of our markets and customers, we also bring an entrepreneurial spirit, coupled with innovativeness and technological expertise, to our collaboration with Group colleagues.

In order to achieve our corporate vision of "connected life and work," we are looking for inquisitive, creative colleagues from a variety of professional backgrounds to join our successful team.

We are currently looking for the following to join our Cloud Services business unit, Customer Service & Operations department in Berlin:

Technology Operator Cloud Services (m/f) with a knowledge of open source

The cloud. Are you itching to work on the thing everyone is talking about? The Cloud Services business unit has an opening for you to get involved in this exciting future topic. The TelekomCloud is looking for new recruits with a passion for dynamic new concepts and a desire to help shape the future of Deutsche Telekom who are not afraid to tackle challenges head-on. We need inquisitive, creative colleagues with a wide range of skills to join our successful team. Get away from entrenched structures – work in a young, dynamic team with flat hierarchies, and make your mark on the hot new topics of "TelekomCloud" and "Business Marketplace".

As a Technology Operator Cloud Services (m/f), you will be part of a team responsible for operating the cloud infrastructure and applications. Your role is to optimize these environments in terms of capacity utilization, stability, security, scalability and power consumption etc. across multiple data centers. You monitor and ensure operation of the cloud infrastructure and applications. You implement changes, identify and analyze irregularities, and initiate the necessary steps to keep them under control.

• To this end, you work with agile methodologies (Kanban or Scrum) in a team devoted to the various aspects of operation, automation and optimization.

• Drawing on your extensive experience in the operation of Linux systems, databases and application stacks, you follow the defined processes for recurring tasks (integration of new applications or services, security problems or failures, installation of patches and updates, restart of applications etc.). Where applicable, you support your team's Technology Manager with the definition and documentation of expedient processes.

• You also support the team responsible for the integration and operation of the cloud infrastructure.

• You execute software processes for integrating new virtual or physical machines into the existing environments, optimizing such processes, etc.

• You are committed to maintaining the software infrastructure, particularly via the implementation of corrections and updates (lifecycle and change management)

• In the event of security problems or infrastructure failures, you and your team are on hand to analyze and rectify or escalate the problem.

What we expect from you in terms of technical skills:

• A degree in informatics or an equivalent technical qualification and/or at least four years' practical experience in a comparable IT environment (IT operations, data center operation etc.)

• Extensive professional experience in the operation and administration of Linux-based environments and applications

• A good knowledge of system-related tools and script languages

• Familiarity with the relevant configuration management and system monitoring


• Professional experience in the virtualization and cloud sectors; ideally,

experience with the operation of (open source) cloud platforms

• Your disciplined, systematic approach to the operation of infrastructure and

applications is impressive

• You have a good command of English and have already worked in

international teams

What we expect from you in terms of personal skills:

• You stay calm and in control of difficult situations, and ensure that logical, systematic processes are consistently applied, even in the face of deadline pressure

• You know your own limitations and obtain support from the engineering team or our partners where necessary. You are reliable in every respect
Your broad-based experience allows you to rapidly identify and categorize problems, and to resolve them where applicable

• You have a goal- and result-focused approach to work

• You have exceptional problem-solving capabilities and are highly motivated

• You are a good team player and are happy to share your expertise

Your opportunity:

Please send us your complete application stating your salary expectations and earliest possible start date, preferably via our Job Exchange or as an application folder, to:

Deutsche Telekom AG, Products & Innovation Human Resources
Ms. Annette Reichardt
Postfach 10 11 52

64211 Darmstadt . Germany

Should you have any further questions, Ms. Annette Reichardt will be happy to assist you on +49 (0)6151/680-8246.

In the case of equal qualification, disabled candidates will be given preferential consideration.