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Your Tasks

You will:

  • Write Kubernetes operators for managing QEMU/KVM processes;
  • Automate hardware inventory after boot up;
  • Modify the Linux kernel to fit our physical servers;
  • Automate remote management of our servers using the BMC.

Your target: automate our server infrastructure deployment, always having a simple day-two operations in mind to increase the resiliency of the whole setup. Most of your code will be open source and written in Go. Collaboration with other SAP and Telekom teams and partners in an international environment will be a regular part of your work.

Your Profile

Key Qualifications:

  • In depth knowledge about Linux system fundamentals, the Linux Kernel and virtualization (KVM);
  • Fluency in Go, C/C++ or Rust;
  • Multiple years of experience in software development;
  • Experience with running Linux servers in production;
  • Good knowledge about Linux containers, overlay filesystems;
  • Hands on Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes;
  • Solid knowledge about networking (Ethernet, IP, TCP, UDP, HTTP, TLS) and Linux networking tools and concepts Working Experience 5+ years of relevant work experience in a similar; Linux System development position – ideally in the Cloud context.

Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification will be given particular consideration.

What we offer

  • Part-time possible

    With us there are not only full-time jobs - we also offer this position on a part-time basis.

  • Connection to public transport

    Start your working day relaxed and without stressful rush hour traffic - our location is well connected to public transport and the next stop is just around the corner.

  • Personnel responsibility

    Leadership, motivation and development play a central role for us. With the responsibility for a team, this job brings all this as a task.

  • Canteen on-site

    Healthy eating in the company of colleagues - our on-site canteen makes it possible. Here you can choose from a large selection of hot and cold dishes in comfort and only a few minutes away from your office.

  • Flexible working hours

    Room for professional and private challenges - with our flexible working time models, we offer the opportunity to work self-determined. Exactly as it suits life and your current situation.

  • Training offers and allowances

    Lifelong learning is essential for us. Whether on site or digitally. We offer a wide range of further education opportunities - from seminars to part-time studies.

  • Health offers and insurance

    The health of our employees is important to us. Therefore, we offer free health checks, regular preventive medical checkups as well as many (online) courses on health-related matters.

  • International activity

    So far away and yet so close - in our international working environment, working across national borders is part of everyday life.

  • Performance bonus

    Money does not make you happy, but it calms your nerves. Besides an attractive salary, bonus payments are also possible in this job.

  • Holiday pay

    Finally vacation time - so that our employees can enjoy their free time to the fullest, we boost their travel budget with some extra payment.

  • Onboarding programme

    Be part of the team from day one - we ensure the necessary training as well as fast integration and support our new employees as they join our company.

About us

About us

Gardener on Metal - What it is all about Gardener is an open source Kubernetes management solution by SAP and Telekom. Gardener supports deploying Kubernetes clusters on different hyperscalers and proprietary virtualization platforms. Gardener follows an inception model: Managing Kubernetes with Kubernetes. With Gardener on Metal we bring this concept to the bare metal: manage physical servers and network infrastructure with Kubernetes to run Kubernetes clusters on top – providing them to SAP and Telekom developers and customers. The classical virtualization layer is replaced by Kubernetes‘ cloud native approach. We use KVM (QEMU and firecracker) for sandboxing applications of different tenants, leveraging Kubernetes as a control plane.

As a Senior/Expert Software Developer you will be a crucial part of the development of our Linux based infrastructure.

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Deutsche Telekom Services Europe

+7 (812) 677-66-86 ext.2124

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