Cloud Platform Team Lead

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. As the Group Product team continues to expand, we are seeking a Cloud Platform Team Lead for our DevOps team. This role is crucial for streamlining developer workflows and contributing to our digital innovation journey. Are you ready to be part of an exciting and impactful project where you can leverage your expertise across Europe?

Address: Na Florenci 2116/15
Required education: University Degree
Required languages: Czech or Slovak, English (advanced)
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Team Leadership
    • Lead and mentor a team of cloud engineers, providing guidance and support.
    • Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture within the team.
    • Set team goals, monitor progress, and ensure successful product delivery.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC):
    • Guide the team in implementing and managing infrastructure as code using tools like Terraform.
    • Ensure the development and maintenance of IaC scripts to automate the provisioning and management of cloud resources.
  • Cloud Infrastructure Management (Azure)
    • Oversee the management of cloud infrastructure to ensure scalability, reliability, and performance.
    • Collaborate with development and operation teams to design and implement scalable cloud solutions.
    • o Ensure high availability and disaster recovery for cloud services.
  • FinOps: Cost Management:
    • Lead the team in monitoring and optimizing cloud costs and usage.
    • Implement cost-saving strategies and ensure cost efficiency in cloud operations.
    • Provide regular cost reports and forecasts to stakeholders.
  • Resource Automation: 
    • Ensure the team takes responsibility for the automation of supported resources.
    • Oversee the automation of database creation and other resource provisioning processes to ensure they can be executed with a single click after approval.
  • Monitoring and Logging:
    • Guide the team in making monitoring and logging tools for developers
    • Describe and implement best practices for monitoring and logging.
    • Ensure that the logging and monitoring systems provide actionable insights and support troubleshooting efforts.
What do we expect from you?
  • 3+ years of experience in leading and managing infrastructure teams.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud platforms (Azure)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills in English.
  • Knowledge of the platform engineering concept.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency with Terraform and other IaC tools.
  • Experience with cost management tools and strategies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex cloud issues.
  • Experience in building solutions for monitoring, logging, security, and scalability of applications
  • Experience in Version control solutions, such as Git/SVN
  • Experience in Continuous integration, continuous delivery/deployment tooling
  • Knowledge of Linux Environment include scripting skills e.g. Bash, Python
  • Experience with deploying and managing micro-services using container orchestration platforms
What do we offer?
  • A role in platform engineering - we are building something new!
  • Working for the largest pharma retail company in CEE with great expansion plans
  • Be responsible global level job with an impact on the business as a whole
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization
  • Friendly working environment where people like to meet outside of working hours occasionally 
  • Flexible working hours, possibility of home office
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr. Max pharmacies, meal coupons, contribution to free time activities and many other benefits


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your CV to start an inspiring discussion including showing our tech stack.

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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