(Senior) Cloud Platform Engineer (m/f/d) at Covestro Deutschland AG (Leverkusen, Deutschland)

(Senior) Cloud Platform Engineer (m/f/d) at Covestro Deutschland AG (Leverkusen, Deutschland)

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Location: Leverkusen, Deutschland
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-12-16 05:01:14

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We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refined Chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 17.200 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.


Curious about new technologies and cloud? We are too!

As our (Senior) Cloud Platform Engineer (m/f/d) you will be at the very core of Covestro’s Cloud transformation. You will empower the digital vision standing behind a leading cloud-based infrastructure together with a team of high-performing engineers. You will engineer our AWS cloud platform as a part of the cloud enablement engine and, in so doing, play a vital role in Covestro’s path to become a cloud native company.

We are looking for a hands-on engineer (m/f/d) who will:

  • Be part of the cloud platform team for our AWS landing zone operation, closely collaborating with our cloud architects, application managers and DevOps teams

  • Drive continuous improvement and automation within an SRE adoption, including IaC or serverless technology

  • Contribute to operate and improve Covestro cloud consumption models (PaaS, IaaS, SaaS)

  • Foster the agile DevOps culture to improve customer satisfaction through rapid, continuous delivery and reliable operation

  • Contribute to manage the ecosystem of supply partners

  • Contribute to further develop and to operate on various platforms including Linux and Windows

  • Put security as priority One to all tasks and solutions

  • Contribute to projects related to various platforms and cloud technology, from their concept phase to deployment and operation


  • You have a university degree (Master) in computer science or business administration and a further education to a certified cloud specialist plus sound professional experience in infrastructure and cloud operations

  • Strong experience in operating, designing and migrating applications on the AWS platform

  • Demonstrated expertise in Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), virtualization platforms and various cloud platform setups like private, public and hybrid clouds

  • Demonstrated experience with incorporating automation technologies like IaC and capacity management principles

  • Demonstrated experience with containerization and orchestration technologies like Kubernetes and Docker as well as supporting distributed systems operating securely in cloud environments

  • You gained multiple years of experience in designing, implementing and operating complex Linux based application landscapes and cloud solutions and are familiar with virtualization (e.g. KVM), container technology (e.g. Docker), agile development processes (e.g. Scrum and DevOps) and related tools for automation and monitoring (e.g. Jenkins, Jira, Kickstart, Nexus, Puppet, Chief, Ansible, Nagios, Check_MK)

  • You have excellent analytical skills and professional experience in cloud technology, networks and standard protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, IPsec, SSL, SSH, SMTP, HTTP, DNS), various programming languages (e.g. Perl, Go, Python, C) and IT security concepts; additionally you are familiar with cloud computing including serverless architectures and in using GIT repositories and CI/CD-pipelines;

  • For this position you have good organizational and team skills and are strong in communication at various hierarchical levels; you are experienced to contribute in solution oriented, agile and flexible team structures (DevOps) and in cross-functional international projects

  • Fluent German and English, written and spoken, complete your profile

Do you have further questions?

For a first telephone contact please contact Mr. Chris Rziha, phone 0214 6009 3326.

YOUR APPLICATIONAre you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our Team - apply now!

Anyone who wants to contribute to a better world with Covestro can also expect a lot.

We want you to feel at home at Covestro. To feel you’re treated fairly and transparently. That means financial security, a healthy work-life balance and generous benefits.

Specifically, it means for us: flexible working hours, the compatibility of family and work, active health promotion and the ability to convert part of your salary into long-term or retirement savings. And that's not all.

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Covestro welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of racial or ethnic origin, skin color, nationality, religion, philosophy, gender, age, disability, appearance or sexual identity. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.