Windcloud GmbH is a startup from Germany’s Nordfriesland district, located far north close to the Danish border. Inspired by the region’s large concentration of wind turbines for energy generation, Windcloud’s founders have developed comprehensive data center solutions that are powered with 100% renewable local energy coupled with a hybrid storage system to ensure a redundant power supply. Windcloud’s products include web space, virtual and dedicated servers, OpenStack cloud solutions, as well as co-location.
We are determined to
“Lead the web into a sustainable future!”
We are operating a traditional data center, but our energy is highly innovative. By using a self-sufficient infrastructure compiling out of a Wind farm, a Biogas plant and a Hybrid storage battery we are able to consume energy directly from its sources.
We are looking for your support to run the worlds greenest and cost efficient operation.
Maintaining, installing and upgrading Windclouds OpenStack cloud, writing and error handling for monitoring applications, customer assistance with monitoring questions, research and evaluation of existing monitoring tools and new releases and competing software products.
Supporting, installing, upgrading and monitoring dedicated server products.
The position requires a working knowledge of a number of monitoring tools in addition to a strong familiarity with all of the computing platforms.
Experience with Linux administration; preferably Ubuntu server / Openstack
Technical skills in Windows server administration, VMWare Vsphere and ESXi.
Basic knowledge of scripting including some knowledge of shell scripting (BASH),
Powershell and/or Python.
Also a basic understanding of the software development lifecycle, with some
experience supporting in-house software updates and deployments as an administrator.
Good knowledge of LAN and WAN Network Administration.
Experience in supporting Backends and Cloud Applications.
Database knowledge is a plus.
Good understanding or proficiency in C, Java, Perl, Python and other languages
Open Source Network Monitoring tools (Nagios or Cacti or Zabbix or Munin or Icinga or Groundworks or Nedi or Observium or Ntop)
What we offer:
The unique chance to truly change the cloud business for good and supporting CO2
reductions on a global magnitude.
Challenging and cutting-edge development opportunities.
An office in Nordfriesland or Hamburg.
An open, young and ambitious team.
Possibility to join our team on a permanent basis.
Flat hierarchies with high responsibility.
Flexible working hours and home office possibilities.
Choose your tools, free hardware and OS choice.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your documents in German or English to Karl@windcloud.org . We are looking forward hearing from you!