Senior ICT Engineer (Orchestration/Containers) (m/w/d)

Reference: J19074
Location: ESOC \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Deadline for applications: 31.12.2019 23:59 CET
Category: ICT Services

Telespazio VEGA Deutschland is the first choice European aerospace company for ICT and engineering solutions and services. We combine 40 years of experience in high-technology markets, where trust and quality are essential. With more than 350 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace together – and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.

We are passionate about delivering exciting Space Programs for and with our customers. Through our large frame contracts with ESOC, EUMETSAT and DLR, we offer a future-oriented and trusting work environment, multi-cultural teams, as well as challenging jobs on space missions for graduates up until experienced professionals.

This is an opportunity an experienced ICT Engineer. The position is based on customer site at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany. It is full-time and permanent and expected starting date will be around September 2019.

We are looking forward to meeting you!


  • Design and sizing of a highly available IaaS platform based on VMWare (vSphere, vSAN, NSX-T, etc.)
  • Design and Sizing of a Container Orchestration Solutions Based on Kubernetes (e.g., RedHat OpenShift)
  • The Engineer will provide support to the TPZV-D ICT Engineering Team in the delivery of ICT engineering services to multiple clients.
  • The work shall include analysis of the requirements; design, integration, validation and documentation of ICT solutions;


  • A university degree in Computer Sciences (or equivalent).
  • At least 5 years’ experience on design, sizing and construction of data centers environment.
  • The successful candidate will have strong results-oriented and planning capabilities, coupled with very good problem-solving skills and a pronounced customer focus.
  • Applicants should have good communication and negotiation skills, be able to work in a diverse team environment and accomplish goals in line with team objectives.
  • Experience operating critical IT infrastructure environments, working in mixed operating system and database environments (including Windows/ Linux/Unix, MS SQL Server, Oracle, ESX, etc.), managing technical service transition, creation and maintenance of support documentation.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of orchestration solutions such as Kubernetes and cloud solutions such as Openshift, Azure and AWS
  • Experience building, delivering, and managing container-based solutions using technologies such as Docker
  • Strong coding experience in object-oriented languages (eg Java or Python)
  • Very good knowledge of VMWare vSphere, vSAN, NSX-T, vRealize.
  • Ability to recommend, design, build, and support complicated solutions at scale.
  • Solid work experience with Unix/Linux OSes (RH, SLES and derivatives), system administration and customization
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools like Nagios, Icinga2 for both Hardware and application monitoring.
  • Demonstrated ability to have completed complex technical projects.
  • An advanced-level command of English and an ability to present output in a clear, concise and understandable way, both orally and in writing
  • Pro-active and confident personality.
  • Ability to manage assigned activities/tasks in line with deadlines.
  • Willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute to team, department and company goals

Desired Skills

  • Good knowledge of enterprise server/desktop hardware (HP/IBM).
  • Good knowledge in software-defined storage
  • ITIL qualified or experience working within an ITIL framework
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages (bash, perl, awk and similar)
  • German language is a plus

Your Benefits of joining us

By joining the Telespazio family, you will enjoy all the benefits of a competitive salary in a sustainable work environment, flexible working time models, diverse advancement and training possibilities for technical, language and soft skills, a generous holiday package as well as a company pension scheme. Furthermore, we support you with your relocation. Through our wide network, we can also support your partner in finding a job at your new work location.


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application!

Your HR Contact for this position is Raphael Rossato.


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