Security & System Engineer (m/f/d)

Rocket Internet

Engineering | Berlin, Germany

Company Description

Rocket Internet incubates, builds and operationally develops internet-based business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Besides, it strategically invests in complementary internet and technology companies globally to build out its network. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) and is included in the MDAX index. For further information please visit

Job Description

Rocket Internet’s security & infrastructure team is seeking a highly talented and motivated Security & System Engineer to continuously maintain and optimize our internal systems, protecting the security of our company, affiliates and their assets.

The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of technology offerings, including emerging technologies, and should have hands-on experience in implementing and using technology and security platforms/solutions. 

What you will do:

  • Design, build and secure the internal core IT-Infrastructure
  • Ensure that all company related data is highly protected and secured
  • Find, identify and fix proactively security problems and stay up to date with new attack vectors
  • Provide support to improve security standards on architecture, authentication, authorisation and system security
  • Provide security guidance to technical and non-technical colleagues across the entire organisation


  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience (minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in Security- or System Engineering)
  • Knowledge of applied cryptography, authentication and authorisation technologies
  • Experience of Directory Services such as Active Directory and openLDAP
  • Well-rounded background in host, network and application security including routing and communication protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, TLS)
  • Excellent English in oral and written form. German is a plus.

Additional Information

  • A genuine interest in IT Security and System Engineering
  • Desire to work closely with other departments and teams to understand and react according to their needs
  • Hands on mentality to build and maintain internal and external security solutions, as well as being open to support the internal IT-Infrastructure team with engineering tasks.