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Systems Engineer Linux (Kafka)


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging both companies’ strengths and best practices. As a part of ERGO Technology & Services Management AG, the technology holding of ERGO Group AG, we support millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.

In October 2022, ET&S S.A. expanded its scope of operations by creating a Business Services unit to contribute in a new way to the growth of ERGO’s business. Acting as a co-partner and internal consultant, it adds non-IT value and supports the development of the entire ERGO Group, currently offering skills in reporting, analysis, actuarial, and input management. We are committed to fostering innovation and meeting the evolving needs of our clients worldwide.

Discover how we implement AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions, and business-related services to anticipate and address our customers’ future needs.

About the role

We are searching for someone with good experience in Linux operations and automation through scripting (e.g. Ansible) in an Enterprise environment, who is willing to learn Confluent Kafka, who is self-motivated and wants to expand their skills. In this role, you will be responsible for running, managing and advancing the ERGO Kafka Enterprise Platform in a mixed team from Poland and Germany. You will also support projects at the interface of development and infrastructure.
We are looking for administrators who can work with projects and teach developers how to work with the platform, e.g. building and maintaining adapters.

How you will get the job done

  • solving day-to-day support issues, incidents and problems
  • working with various business and technical teams to provide and enhance Kafka services
  • systems and performance monitoring, including trend analysis and respective improvements
  • regular review and advancement of Kafka services and automation
  • assisting on-call services

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluency in English (spoken and written) at minimum B2 level
  • associate or bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, system administration or a similar related field
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience supporting corporate users
  • knowledge of automation, scripting, CICD, and container platforms
  • experience in automating operational processes with Ansible
  • experience with systems deployment and container technology, including building, managing, deploying, and releasing docker containers and images based on OpenShift or Kubernetes
  • experience in working with Jenkins, Maven, GIT, Artefactory, and Nexus
  • administrative experience with RedHat Linux and providing IT infrastructure services
  • continuous improvement attitude and proactive mindset
  • being a team player and willing to share the know-how with the team, mentoring team members
  • excellent communication skills

Nice to have

  • proficiency in German
  • experience in Java development
  • knowledge of OAuth, Vert.x, and Spring Boot

Interested in this position?

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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