IT Operations Manager (m/f) - Munich, Germany

 StepStone ·  10.07.2018 ·  München ·  Westwing Group GmbH


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 1,000,000 customers in 14 countries on three continents. In less than 7 years on the market, we have grown to more than 266 million Euros in annual sales. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive.

The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Our more than 1,400 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) 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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