Senior IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer (f/m/d)

Job description

As a Senior Infrastructure & Network Engineer in our Infrastructure & Network 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 focusing 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 Infrastructure & Network Chapter is currently responsible for three Technical Products: Infrastructure Core Services, Datacenter Platform and Corporate Infrastructure & Network. You will provide our development teams the means to run a massive online shop. Topics ranging from Datacenter, Hypervisor, Cloud, ISP Uplinks, Firewalls and Routing up to VPN will be part of your daily business. We are aiming for a high degreed of automation, to handle all these topics.

Your responsibilities

  • You work closely with other IT teams to create a new infrastructure platform to host our production systems
  • You design and improve the monitoring & alerting for our platform
  • You drive automation to help our teams to improve their time-to-market
  • You provide solutions by making use of state-of-the-art technology
  • You ensure 24/7 availability of our platform services and practice incident response in our platform on-call duty


  • You have at least 5 years of infrastructure engineering experience
  • You use systematic problem-solving abilities coupled with distinct communication and collaboration skills
  • You have extensive knowledge in several of the following areas:
    • VMware maintenance and improvement
    • You should be comfortable working in a mainly GNU/Linux environment
    • Automating infrastructure provisioning Understanding the concept behind Docker and Kubernetes
  • You are familiar with the DevOps toolbox Terraform and Ansible, git, docker, Jira, Confluence and BitBucket
  • You possess Development skills in bash and python as well as for debugging, optimizing and automating tasks
  • Your general understanding of Network Infrastructure basics such as DNS, DHCP, Firewalling and Load Balancing will help you work cross-functional
  • You engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services: From inception and design to deployment, operation, and refinement
  • You are open-minded, aligned to business needs, solution-oriented and keen on working in cross-functional teams
  • You speak fluent English (at least CEFR B2)

Our offer

For this full-time position (38.5 hours / week) you can expect a yearly salary of at least EUR 55.000 gross. Additional over-payment depends on qualification and professional experience. Our office is located in the center of the city of Vienna and is excellently connected in terms of infrastructure. Further more our employees benefit from fresh fruits, drinks, 28 vacation days, job ticket for public transport, subsidies for training and sport and state-of-the-art laptop and technology.

Be part of a team of skilled colleagues with a genuine passion and interest in what they do, inside and outside of work.