Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer (m,f,d)

Job description

As a Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer in our Infrastructure Core Chapter, you will be joining the Infrastructure Platform & Security Services department.

You will work at the heart of Zooplus IT, responsible for continuous operations and relentless improvement of our 24/7 E-Commerce Infrastructure. Working in a Product Organization means focussing on Primary topics (Technical Products) whilst supporting and collaborating on Cross-functional topics.

With an already strong and mature DevOps and Infrastructure as Code approach, we focus on further developing and innovating on new parts of our platform as well as enabling and guiding our Technical users and DevOps Teams.

You are given the freedom to develop a preference and focus on some Technical Products in your Chapter, while engagement in supporting other Technical Products is welcome and supported.

Chapter Overview

The Infrastructure Core Chapter is currently responsible for three Technical Products:

  • Infrastructure Core Services,
  • Datacenter Platform and
  • Corporate Infrastructure & Network.

You will provide our development teams with the means to run a massive online shop. Topics ranging from Datacenter, Private Cloud, Cloud Interconnects, ISP Uplinks, Firewalls, and Routing up to VPN will be part of your daily business.

We are working with a high degree of automation, to handle all these topics.


  • Setup, maintain and support the Datacenter Platform
  • Analyze all aspects of the existing platform and provide recommendations to enhance system reliability, availability, serviceability, and scalability
  • Monitor and manage our environments by integrating telemetry and observability into the platform
  • Continuous service improvement with a focus on optimization, efficiency, and high availability
  • Automate operational tasks using infrastructure as code
  • Evaluate cutting-edge technologies and integrate them into the existing systems
  • Drive Innovation and efficiency gains
  • Participate in our on-call rotations and be available for escalations



  • University degree in Computer Sciences, IT, or vocational training related to a technical/engineering field
  • Professional experience in the cloud (IaaS/PaaS) and/or on-premise Datacenter operations
  • Excellent Linux skills, preferred Ubuntu and CentOS
  • Good understanding of complex network and platform setups
  • Profound knowledge in Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, Grafana, Kibana, Telegraf, Prometheus (at least two)
  • Profound experience with type 1 hypervisor systems e.g. vShere, Openstack
  • Analytical thinking, problem-solving, and ownership mentality combines with a drive for self-learning and improvement
  • Good Scripting skills (Shell) and Python knowledge would be a plus
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication, and reaching across functional borders
  • You speak fluent English (at least CEFR B2)

What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Our German headquarter is at a great location in Munich, with great infrastructure links. Additionally, we offer many competitive benefits such as:

✈️ 28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

🎡 Hybrid working flexibility (2 days office, 3 from home/remote)

💬 German language courses.

📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities

🐾 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees

🤝 Referral program. You will receive a bonus by helping us find the best talent.

🌎 We encourage diversity! Meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities