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DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Tech & Engineering
Munich + 1 more location
Full Time
Experienced Professionals
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When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Munich, Remote

Grow with us – Start your career at IU International University!

Since its founding in 1998, IU International University has developed into the largest private university for online and dual study programs in Europe. We offer more than 120 career-oriented Bachelor & Master programs in various fields of study. These English and German language programs are all accredited and state approved. As a pioneer in digital education, we continuously improve the learning experience of our students with the help of innovative technologies and a constant focus on student satisfaction. Our ambitious goals and a constant growth rate of over 50 % are only possible thanks to our great team of entrepreneurial thinking & acting employees.

Become part of our team as DevOps Engineer (m/f/d). Start immediately in full-time at our location in Munich or Remote (Germany-wide).

Your tasks
  • Responsibility for the further development and operation of the AWS cloud architectures for the areas of data warehouse and data science
  • Set up and maintenance of CD/CI for service development
  • Hosting, connection, and maintenance of AWS/Azure environments and other third-party services
  • Infrastructure tasks to provide and operate internal services
  • Analysis of the existing setup and proactive development of security, scaling, and automation concepts. Provision of an easily maintainable infrastructure for dev, staging, and production described as code
  • Driving the company-wide cloud strategy using AWS technologies
  • Identification of weaknesses in access rights, managed domains, DNS & SSL
  • Supporting the further development and optimization of continuous integration, continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Monitoring, reporting, failover, and recovery, as well as accompanying documentation and implementation of regular and proactive audits
Your profile
  • Successfully completed studies in the field of computer science or a comparable field of study and practical experience as a DevOps developer (m/f/d)
  • Excellent knowledge of AWS, basic skills in Azure and Linux-based environments
  • Relevant experience in the use of virtualization, containerization, monitoring, continuous deployment, and integration
  • Knowledge of a language for automation (e.g. python)
  • Distributed systems and high availability are more than just buzzwords for you
  • Confident team player, organizational talent, and strong communication skills
  • Independent, goal-oriented, and structured way of working
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of German is an advantage
We offer
  • A versatile and responsible job in a cooperative atmosphere
  • A lot of freedom to develop ideas and create personal impact
  • Attractive career prospects in a strongly expanding entrepreneurial environment
  • 100% cost coverage of bachelor's and master's degree programs with a tech focus
  • Numerous upskilling opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and performance-based salary increase
  • Several employee discounts and benefits
  • Options of temporarily working from abroad
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • Flex work and home office
  • 30 vacation days

Are you interested in shaping the education sector and becoming part of a great team? Then start your job application now via our careers page.

Learn more about IU International University at www.iu.de.

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Anita Streitferdt

Anita Streitferdt

Tech Recruiter

Our explosive growth pushes us to always reinvent ourselves. My daily tasks are very different from one year ago. IU is a unique opportunity for those who want to learn and grow at speed.
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Marco Kukulies
IU asked me in my interview what I wished to do—today I’m doing it. I have the freedom to work as I please, develop what I feel is needed, and I am fully supported with my career development plan.
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Anton Stangl
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What we’ll do for you
Design your ideal career and pathway
Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.
Work from home, work from anywhere
We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.
Flexible working times
It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.
Up level your education
You have free access to all our E-Learning platforms and we will fully finance a Technology Degree of your choice.
30 days annual vacation for everyone
We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
Always connected
Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.
Your personal technology
Leave it to us. We provide you with a leading-edge smartphone, Mac, tablet, ergonomic office stool, and complete Home Office equipment. You may also choose your preferred hardware and IDE.
The location
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Our beautiful Munich Campus is at Berg am Laim, and our Business & Mission Centre is at Schwantalerhöhe. There, we strategize, innovate, build, and manage the IU products & services that are transforming education forever.
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Science (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

Tech & Engineering FAQs

How is the IU-Tech Team structured?
Starting with three Techies, we have grown to 60+ developers in three years. We are spread across 17 teams, in three technical clusters: IU EDU TECH, IU MAR TECH and IU ORG TECH.
What are my responsibilities in the IU EDU Tech-Team?
You will be responsible for building IT solutions for our 70,000+ students—ranging from Moodle based learning management systems, to portals based on vueJS and nestJS, to native iOS apps.
What are my responsibilities in the IU MAR-Team?
You will be responsible for developing high-performance websites and landing pages using Laravel, Tailwind, and vueJS. In addition, you will get to develop AI driven customer-centric solutions.
What are my responsibilities in the IU ORG-Team?
In Dev/Ops you will be responsible for developing complex ERP Solutions based fully on TypeScript, nestJS, and vueJS, and implementation in a Kafka event-sourcing driven micro-service architecture.
Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
Of course! We are happy to have you on board.
What Tech-Stack is used at IU?
We love PHP and JavaScript. You will find little jQuery here, mostly typed JavaScript in the form of vueJs and nestJS in the backend. From PHP in Moodle to micro-services in OOP PHP using the Laravel framework. All projects are GIT based and use CI/CD processes. No one is pushing code through the ether via FTP on Saturday night. Laravel / vueJs / Kafka / Tailwind / MariaDB / MongoDB / AWS / Docker / Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) /...