Number 1 in Europe!zooplus AG was founded in Munich in 1999 and today it is Europe's leading e-tailer for pet food and pet supplies. With an annual double-digit growth rate, we have already successfully rolled out our business model in 30 European countries and we are expecting further sustainable growth in European e-commerce. Our employees are the key to our success!The zooplus team currently consists of around 750 interdisciplinary specialists and managers from more than 54 countries who work at 10 international sites in the Sales & Marketing, IT, Operations and Administration departments. So we can remain successful against our competitors in the future too, we are looking for individuals who can develop our business and help create a positive corporate culture by not only demonstrating versatile professional and methodological expertise, but also by showing a passion for performance, analysis and a solution-based approach. This includes dealing with rapid changes, intensive networking and an in-depth understanding of technology, the digital market and the business model’s value-added chain. Competitive salary including the following benefits apply:28 days’ vacation (plus Dec 24 and 31)Office in the city centerModern work spacesMobile phoneFlexible working hoursMedical insuranceDiscount in zooplus shop and other discounts in local shopsCompany events

zooplus AG


Senior Platform Engineer / SRE Kubernetes (f/m/d)

€60,000-€95,000 / YEAR

As a Senior Platform Engineer in our Systems Engineering Chapter, you will be joining the Infrastructure Platform & Security Services department. You will work on 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 in 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 Systems Engineering Chapter is currently responsible for two Technical Products: Container Orchestration Platform as well as Log Management and Monitoring Platform.

Your responsibilities

  • You will develop and manage our new Container Orchestration Platform based on Kubernetes
  • You maintain our existing productive Container Orchestration Platform based on Apache Mesos
  • You improve our central Log Management and Monitoring Platform based on the Elastic Stack (formerly ELK)
  • You design and improve additional services for Monitoring & Alerting, Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and Tracing
  • You drive automation to help our teams to improve their time-to-market
  • You improve our platform availability and stability to ensure the company business can run without disruptions
  • You provide solutions by making use of open-source tools or implementing your own
  • You support our DevOps teams in using our products and services in the most efficient way
  • You engage in rotating (paid) on-call duty for your chapter