Ideas need initiative.

Körber Digital shapes and drives the Körber Group’s digital advancement. The Business Area is a nucleus for digital innovation and new digital business models and as such a trusted go-to unit for all topics around the Group’s digitization.

Located in the German start-up hotspot Berlin, Körber Digital matches the speedy entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up with the long-term strategic focus of the Körber Group. Striving for progressive disruption, Körber Digital is at the forefront of the digital revolution of the industry.

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Karlsruhe we are looking for

Software Engineer - Kubernetes (m/f/d)


  • Shape usage of Kubernetes clusters for IIoT products in public cloud deployments and/or on-premise

  • Design and operate multi-tenant and multi-product Kubernetes clusters

  • Continually improve usage of Kubernetes clusters inside teams

  • Develop tools for Kubernetes based microservice development and deployment

  • Consult on all things Kubernetes

  • Contribute to Kubernetes


  • A degree in computer science or a comparable course of studies

  • Knowledge on virtualization and containerization (Docker, KVM, Kubernetes) in cloud as well as on-premise

  • Experience developing and running microservice based architectures on Kubernetes

  • CLI scripting skills (Bash)

  • Linux system administration proficiency

  • Work experience with monitoring tools

  • Optional: experience with software management and delivery tools (Puppet, Ansible, Terraform)

  • Confident in standard software engineering methodologies (TDD, design patterns, clean code, distributed version control, code reviews, CI/CD)

  • Ability to communicate complex technical, architectural and/or organizational problems

  • Comfortable working in a highly agile environment

  • Self-motivated and self-managing

  • Positive and solution-oriented mindset

  • Fluent in English, German is a plus

What we’re offering

  • Be part of a team of dedicated and highly motivated cloud software experts who work together to build cutting edge IoT products

  • A modern tech stack:

    • Azure Kubernetes Service

    • Helm

    • Terraform

  • Benefit from our dynamic start-up mindset combined with the experience and security that Körber offers us as our parent company

  • Work in a friendly, modern and air-conditioned office - directly in the creative park "Alter Schlachthof" in Karlsruhe