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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Date:  03-Mar-2023
Job ID:  7097
Company: Alpiq Services CZ

Praha, CZ

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCZ

We’re proud to support business that has so much impact on our planet and we are able to do it with access to top technologies, while constantly developing internal resources and solutions. The Team spirit with no-silo culture allows us to stretch boundaries and reach amazing goals we’re all proud of.

Alpiq IT General context: 
The Application & Cloud Integration Services team of Alpiq Group IT provides various Alpiq internal services including the 7x24h support of business critical systems, database services (e.g. fine tuning, SQL query optimization), the operation and/or management of various applications or the integration of new cloud applications/services. The team is also responsible for the operation and improvement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments generated by the Alpiq AWS Framework. 

We are looking for an AWS Operations specialist based in Prague, eager to take responsibilities, learn and continuously improve services.
As a Senior Cloud infrastructure engineer you will part of the infrastructure team that maintains and develop enhancements for an AWS multi-account organization framework, holding more than 140 accounts and projects. Working together with the architects to Enforce in an automated way the security requirements, cost best practices and all tasks related to the maintenance of the framework, which is constantly evolving.


Your responsibilities:

  • Support ramp-up of AWS usage with the implementation of automations in order to reduce manual operation effort 
  • Conduct improvements in operational practices, tools & processes 
  • Day-day operational tasks (monitoring performance, availability and utilization, planning and executing changes) 
  • Handle incidents (analysis, provide work-around) in cooperation with service providers
  • 7x24h stand by duty on a rotation basis 
  • Drive root cause analysis (RCA) and problem management 
  • Manage application services 

Your qualification: 

  • Advanced in AWS services and best practices (preferred solutions architect certificate) including AWS Organizations, AWS lambda, AWS VPC and many others (very important)
  • Advanced Terraform coding (very important)
  • Experience with migration of apps from on-premises to cloud (quite important)
  • Scripting skills in at least 1-2 languages:  Python, Bash, Powershell (very important)
  • Familiar with GIT and CI/CD best practices
  • Familiar with container technologies
  • Networking skill are preferred (DNS, certificates, Routing, etc)
  • SQL and basic DB knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with Datadog or similar log monitoring tool is a plus
  • Web app (front end + backend) experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with serverless approach is a plus


What's also important to us:

Alpiq Services s.r.o. drives in Prague an important Service Center that hosts entire teams and many employees for various Alpiq divisions. Business processes such as information technology, human resources management, and finance are present already. The Service Center in Prague is considered a key competence for fast initiatives, dedicated growth or scalability of teams, and agile business reactions. It contributes to Alpiq's sustainable energy business with equivalent, cost-effective professionals, dedicated to business excellence throughout Alpiq's activities.

  • Annual leave of 5 paid weeks
  • 10 days of "sickdays" (fully paid sick leave)
  • Year-end recognition in a value of one gross monthly salary
  • Annual package to Cafeteria account set but functional level
  • 500 CZK monthly contribution to Cafeteria for relaxing activities
  • 2000 CZK monthly contribution for private pension insurance
  • Financial loyalty reward provided every 5th year with the company
  • Referral bonus 15.000 CZK as a reward for recommending new colleague
  • Free language courses (English, German, Czech)
  • Flat rate meal programme with an average value of 1.200 CZK per month
  • Free refreshment in the office (soft drinks, fruits)
  • Voluntary social and sports activities
  • Informal dress code
  • International environment with more than 20 nationalities
  • Pleasant working atmosphere & environment in the very downtown of Prague 1 (metro Můstek and Národní třída – walking distance up to 5 minutes)

Diversity and Inclusion

At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection and process

At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link

So are you ready to apply? Or do you need more information about Alpiq Group -> go to the website here.

Daniel Strádal



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