Senior System Administrator (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

We are looking for a Senior System Administrator (m/f/d) for our IT Infrastructure team at Rocket Internet. The team is responsible for client support and for managing day-to-day operations of our internal IT infrastructure.

The following tasks will be part of your new role:

  • Deploy new hardware and software for staff
  • Assist in on- and offboarding new staff and freelancers  
  • Respond to user requests in a timely, efficient and professional manner
  • Keep track of IT related issues and document their solutions for future reference using ServiceDesk system and internal Wiki
  • Provide 2nd level service desk support and ensure all tickets are resolved in a timely manner
  • Assist the 1st-line support team in the ongoing maintenance of Macs, PCs and Linux machines
  • Administer internal and external user accounts (G Suite, Active Directory, etc.)
  • Utilize tools and methodologies to load, copy and customize operating system configuration for deployment
  • Assist with inventory management of software licenses, software, hardware and other IT supplies
  • Assist the rest of the IT team in planning and executing internal IT projects


  • Experience in Windows (Active Directory, WDS/SCCM , Azure)
  • Strong Linux background (preferably Debian)
  • Experience in supporting macOS and Linux clients
  • Experience in using and supporting Google Suite (e.g. Gmail, Calendar, G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook)
  • Strong software and hardware troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills, German is a plus

Nice to have 

  • 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.

Additional Information

Our goal is to have a dynamic team that can take on different roles and supports the rest of the team depending on the business requirements. You’ll be based in Berlin, one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic cities. The Rocket Tower offers you high-end offices with a roof terrace and free gym.


We at Rocket´s Recruitment Team would be happy to receive your application in English.