IT Operations Manager (m/f/d)

Munich, Germany Full-Time

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IT Operations Manager (m/f/d)

Munich, Germany Full-Time

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The Westwing mission is to inspire and make every home a beautiful home. We are on a quest to bring the wonders of eCommerce for home & living to our more than 900,000 customers in 11 countries. In only 7 years on the market, we have grown to more than 220 million Euros in annual revenue. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive.

The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Around 1.100 team members balance creativity and style with innovative technology and strong business fundamentals. We are proud to be working with inspiring colleagues who are smart, fun, ambitious, and looking for the challenge to transform an industry and take it into the future.

Do you think this could be you? To pursue our ambitious expansion strategy, we are looking for an IT Operations Manager (m/f/d) to join our team. In this position you will lead our hybrid-cloud IT operations. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a group of system administrators, devops and has an eye towards seamless operations and functional improvements.

You will be expected to:

  • Manage and supervise technical staff, including hiring, mentoring, discipline, and tasking
  • Collaborate with personnel in a matrixed, DevOps environment
  • Ensure that the IT infrastructure is robust and secure
  • Help manage the private and public cloud components of the organization
  • Oversee storage, processing, and network assets of the company
  • Provide operational and functional support duties including out of hours on call availability to prioritise and remediate high severity incidents
  • Monitor and optimize system performance taking both proactive and reactive measures to correct and prevent issues

You come with the following skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Linux (Debian and Ubuntu)
  • Experience with Cloud services, most dominantly AWS
  • Experience with highly available, high traffic, distributed web applications
  • Kubernetes on-prem and cloud
  • Automation and configuration management tools like Puppet and Ansible as well as Docker and its ecosystem (compose, machine, swarm, etc.)
  • Services like Elasticsearch, Solr, Redis, Memcached (with mcrouter)
  • Good MySQL (Percona / RDS / Aurora) administration knowledge
  • Cloud ready monitoring is a plus (Nagios, ELK, Graphite, New Relic, Cloudwatch)
  • 5+ years leadership experience, leading teams of 3 or more
  • Proven ability to mentor, guide and motivate individuals and teams

We offer:

  • A truly shaping tech position with high degrees of responsibility and autonomy
  • Plenty of room for personal growth, professional development and high impact
  • A highly talented, dynamic, and international team
  • Entrepreneurial experience in leading eCommerce company
  • Work equipment of your choice

Location: Munich

Interested? Looking forward to your full application under specification of your possible starting date and salary expectation.

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