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BigData Infrastructure Engineer (f/m/d)

At IONOS, the leading European provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud services and hosting services, you will work together with a wide range of teams. We are characterized by open structures, a friendly working culture and flat hierarchies with a strong team spirit. We firmly believe that work and fun are compatible, and offer you the right environment for this. Our constant growth means that we are always looking for new colleagues. Become part of IONOS and grow with us.

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The IT Operations Application Hosting team is looking for a talented and passionate BigData Infrastructure Engineer with a focus on Linux, Kafka and Kubernetes. If you are passionate about both the design and operation of highly available BigData and streaming platforms and are always looking for new challenges, you've come to the right place. We offer an environment characterised by collaboration, initiative and co-determination:


  • As part of the team, you will design a new geo-redundant event streaming platform based on Kafka and Kubernetes, which you will set up and operate in our IONOS Cloud.
  • In addition, you will jointly operate our Hadoop-based web analytics platform.
  • You will accompany and advise our internal customers from the areas of Campaign Solutions, Data Solutions and Product Analytics in projects on infrastructure-related topics.
  • You will take part in a rotating on-call service if a problem cannot be resolved through a self-healing process.


In addition to a successfully completed technical degree or comparable training, you are a team player who enjoys designing and operating large BigData infrastructures and complex systems. You have already gained experience in operating Kafka, Kubernetes and Linux as part of your previous professional career. Practical experience with Hadoop would be a great advantage. 
You are a strong advocate of automation. When you recognise a problem, you can't help but fix it at the root. You are familiar with agile working methods and your heart beats for topics related to Cloud Native and BigData. 

  • Experience in setting up and operating Kafka and ideally Hadoop.
  • Knowledge of the Linux operating system, container technologies and Kubernetes.
  • Experience in using software and tools for automation and configuration management (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Rundeck, SaltStack, Terraform, helm).
  • Programming skills, e.g. in Golang, Python or Java.
  • Experience in operating and troubleshooting highly available, distributed BigData infrastructures and applications.

Locations: Berlin, Karlsruhe or remote in Germany


  • Hybrid working model with home office option.
  • Flexible working hours through trust-based working hours.
  • At some locations a subsidized canteen and various free drinks.
  • Modern office space with very good transport connections.
  • Various employee discounts for activities and products.
  • Employee events such as summer and winter parties, as well as workshops.
  • Numerous training and development opportunities.
  • Various health offers, such as sports and health courses.

Job info

Location: Karlsruhe
Type: Full-time
Category: IT Software Development
Work experience: Professionals
Reference ID: 315


IONOS is the leading European digitalization partner for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). The company serves around six million customers and operates across 18 markets in Europe and North America, with its services being accessible worldwide. With its Web Presence & Productivity portfolio, IONOS acts as a 'one-stop shop' for all digitalization needs: from domains and web hosting to classic website builders and do-it-yourself solutions, from e-commerce to online marketing tools. In addition, the company offers Cloud Solutions to enterprises who are looking to move to the cloud as their businesses evolve. 

We value diversity and welcome all applications - regardless of, for example, gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity, physical characteristics, marital status or any other irrelevant factor subject to applicable law.

Recruiting Team IONOS
Hinterm Hauptbahnhof 3-5
D-76135 Karlsruhe