Head of Storage Services (f/m/d)

1&1 Mail & Media Applications SE | IT Cross Functionality / IT System Administration | Karlsruhe | Permanent | Full-time | Management roles | Reference ID: 4333

  • Tasks that ignite your passion

    Are you looking for an exciting management position in which you are responsible for the technical, disciplinary and results-oriented management of a team of 10 IT experts with a focus on storage technologies and solutions? Are you motivated to work with your team to ensure the operation and further development of our secure and highly available storage services? Then you've come to the right place! Over 43 million active users are registered with us.

    • Development and prioritization of team goals as well as further development of team members, in particular for the independent planning, control and implementation of tasks and projects.
    • Coordination of troubleshooting measures as part of our emergency and incident management.
    • You will recognize potentials for further development of our infrastructure with your depth knowledge of Linux, servers and storage.
    • Evaluate new technologies and trends and carry out proof-of-concept tests to check their suitability for productive use in the company.
    • Ensuring overarching and successful collaboration with departments and stakeholders across team boundaries.

Advantages you enjoy

Lived corporate culture

Transparency, open communication and short decision-making processes

Wide range of further training

E-learning, seminars, conferences and mentoring

Renowned TEC-Campus

Conferences, lecture series, courses, open source projects, community meetings, user groups

Active health care

Sports and fitness classes, lectures, discounts at fitness and health centers, fresh fruit and drinks for free


Generous subsidy for job bike leasing and the job ticket

Flexible working models

Home office, mobile office, flexible working hours, trust-based working time arrangements

Financial benefits

Company pension scheme, discounts on our products and various leisure activities

Legendary events

Summer and winter parties, additional workshops and team events

  • Your qualifications which inspire us

    Have you already worked for several years as a systems engineer (f/m/d) in large, highly available Linux environments? Do you already have basic leadership skills and want to lead a cross-functional team? Then send us your application!

    • Several years of leadership experience in an IT Operations/DevOps team with a focus on people management and team development.
    • Strong knowledge of OpenSource technologies, especially Linux, storage and backup.
    • Practical experience in the operation and automation of secure and highly available Linux server farms.
    • Know-how in the operation of modern Infrastructure-as-Code architectures based on K8s, Docker, git config management and metrics-based monitoring.
    • Strong communication skills and empathy in dealing with colleagues and customers as well as strong decision-making skills.
  • Good to know
    • Our corporate culture: „You“ culture and no dress code, flat hierarchies, open and transparent communication
    • Individual development opportunities: diverse training programmes, e-learning and internal communities, leadership training, language courses, mentoring
    • Benefits and additional services: company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits, discounts on own products, job ticket, company car, bike leasing, corporate benefits portal
    • Attractive working conditions: 30 days holiday, hybrid working 2 days home office/week, full-time and part-time arrangements, free choice between Linux, Mac or Windows
    • Social: team events, summer and winter parties, family and care service, sports and fitness programmes, subsidised canteen, free fruit and drinks, health courses
    • Topics that are also important to us: Sustainability, diversity and our values and leadership principles - find out more on our website mail-and-media.com

We are brand. With GMX, WEB.DE and mail.com and over 43 million active users, we are the leading email and communication platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

We are future. Our services and apps simplify digital life from cloud storage to news and ID management.

You are at home. Your digital passion finds a professional home with us. Your strength makes us stronger, your expertise complements our ideas, your success becomes visible. Together we shape the digital future.

Diversity enriches. Different cultures, nationalities, genders, age groups, sexual orientations and religions as well as people with disabilities - we desire diversity and encourage it. Because only teams that reflect all facets of society offer the best framework conditions for creativity and make a company productive and distinctive. We value diversity and welcome all applications.

Apply now

We look forward to receiving your application, including your salary expectations and the reference number given above. Please use our online application form. If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please send us an email.

1&1 Mail & Media Applications SE
Recruiting & Candidate Management
Brauerstraße 48
D-76135 Karlsruhe


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