Senior Kubernetes Engineer (f/m/d)

E.ON Digital Technology GmbH | Permanent | Full time 


E.ON Digital Technology (EDT) manages and implements with around 2,200 employees the digital transformation of E.ON. EDT is headquartered in Hanover, Germany and is internationally present across all E.ON locations.

E.ON is one of the strongest operators of European energy networks and energy-related infrastructure, as well as a provider of advanced customer solutions for more than 50 million customers. With a total of over 75,000 employees we are represented in 15 countries. By focusing on two sustainable growth areas and with the acquisition of innogy, we are ideally positioned to drive the energy transition in Germany and Europe.

At E.ON diversity matters. We welcome all people and are convinced that differences make us stronger. Become part of our inclusive and diverse company culture!

We are looking for a Senior Kubernetes Engineer (f/m/d) to join our E.ON Digital Technology GmbH team. This role can be filled at any EDT site within Germany.



  • You design and develop a cloud-based Container as a Service (CaaS) platform as a groupwide service

  • You collaborate closely with solution architects to design state-of-the-art distributed systems with Kubernetes enabled solutions

  • You drive state of the art cloud and container architectures for product development teams

  • You improve Continuous Deployment and Integration (CI/CD) to automate high availability release methods

  • You provide mentorship, trainings and support for developers on cloud and containerized development

  • You carry out standard methodologies, processes and tools to ensure compliance to enterprise architecture, global information security policies and engineering strategy

  • You design a secure application-release automation process to make security an integral part of the operations



  • Several years of experience in Kubernetes constructs like POD lifecycle, Node Management, Persistence Volume, Ingress Controllers, Helm or Ingress

  • Experience with new Kubernetes releases in order to quickly perform impact analysis on existing workload

  • Working experience on common Linux admin systems like IP Tables, Routing, Bash Scripting and monitoring of Linux User Space

  • Good knowledge on ancillary services on top of Kubernetes like Observability, Service Mesh, External DNS or Secret Management

  • Practical experience building, deploying and monitoring containers and container orchestrators in Azure, AWS and/or GCP

  • Deep understanding of standard DevOps tools such as Gitlab, SonarQube, Sentry, Artifactory, Fortify or Aqua Security

  • Openness to new topics and challenges combined with out-of-the-box thinking

  • Independent and self-responsible way of working paired with the ability to work in a team

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • High degree of energy drive and enthusiasm

  • Fluent in English, German is considered as a plus

  • Willingness to travel

  • preferable Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)



  • Company pension scheme and company insurance worldwide

  • Exclusive employee discounts and subsidized canteen

  • Family Service (help with finding kinder garden, elder care, holiday entertainment)

  • 38 h working week and 30 leave days

  • Home Office Option in consultation with the team

  • Parental leave for mothers and fathers is perfectly normal

  • Flex time account and 100% paid travel time including business travel (>50km) in first class by train

  • Additional benefits for people with a disability

  • Very good working atmosphere (informal "du", collegial atmosphere, very international teams)



Do you have questions?
For further information please contact Alexander Uraji,


What you need to know:
Contract type: Permanent
Working time: Full time
Company: E.ON Digital Technology GmbH
Location: Essen, Berlin, Hannover, München, Würzburg
Function area: IT/Digital

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