Cloud Platform Engineer

Dr. Max is the leading pharmacy chain in Central Europe. In every country where we are active, Dr. Max is dedicated to improving the level of health care available by guaranteeing access to a broad assortment of medicines and pharmacy services. Pharmacies are currently present in 6 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Italy) with great expansion plans across Europe for the near future. Dr. Max Pharmacy Chain Group HQ is looking for a Cloud Platform Engineer to join our team and help us build and scale our cloud platform. As a Cloud Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying, and managing cloud resources running in Microsoft Azure as the main cloud provider. You will work closely with other engineers, developers, and stakeholders to ensure that the cloud platform meets the business needs and complies with the security and regulatory standards. You will also troubleshoot and resolve any issues that may arise in the cloud platform itself. This role will be a part of our Group HQ IT team and will be responsible for the development, security, governance, and monitoring of the group cloud platform, focusing on developing cloud products as a service mainly for the development, operations, and support teams. As part of your day-to-day responsibilities, you’ll be providing blueprints, guidelines, documentation, and guidance to internal contributors or vendors working on group cloud platform in cooperation with cloud architects and security officers. Your role is reporting directly to the Group Cloud Platform Principal Engineer, and it is considered as senior level.

Address: Na Florenci 2116/15
Required education: University Degree
Required languages: English (advanced), Czech or Slovak are benefitial
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Technical development of Cloud Platform as a Service, including design, architecture, and prototyping of involved technical services/workloads and their capabilities.
  • Deliver high-quality and highly secure implementations, adhering to industry standards, best practices, and government regulations.
  • Ensure that solutions meet industry standards and security best practices.
  • Daily collaboration with local business units and architects to help them master operational excellence and governance.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations and development of Dr. Max infrastructure platforms utilizing technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform, Azure DevOps, AKS, and Azure Cloud.
What do we expect from you?
  • Demonstrated success in delivering end-to-end platform products such as CI/CD solutions, Kubernetes provisioning/maintenance, monitoring, observability, configuration and release management, orchestration, or any other big automation projects.
  • Proficient knowledge in networking, security, and overview above software development lifecycle industry best practices and standards. Solid knowledge of Cloud Native, DevOps, SRE, and Platform engineering concepts.
  • Proven knowledge/experience with Microsoft Azure at large scale in highly regulated environment.
  • Proficiency in Terraform/OpenTofu, Docker, Ansible, Packer, Helm, and Golang/Typescript.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, fluent English.
  • A problem-solving and analytical mindset.
What do we offer?
  • Working for the largest pharma retail company in CEE with great expansion plans.
  • Be a responsible global-level job with an impact on the business.
  • A creative work where innovations and automatizations are highly welcomed.
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization.
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr. Max pharmacies, meal allowance, contribution to free time activities and many other benefits.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to


Dr. Max BDC, s.r.o.

Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Prague 1

The Dr. Max Group is owned by the Central European investment group Penta, established in 1994. Penta’s business areas include health care, financial services, manufacturing, retail businesses and real estate development. Penta manages a single fund for its partners, the shareholders in the company. The companies in Penta’s portfolio employee more than 43,000 people, and the Group’s asset value reached € 11.1 billion in 2020. Penta operates in more than 10 European countries and has offices in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw and Munich.

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