Network Engineer (f/m/d)

We at orquidea cover a wide range of topics and industries. Through project-based work, our developers gain insights into many different areas, can grow with new challenges, constantly develop their skills and actively shape the processes from the very beginning. Tolerance, openness and mutual trust are important. We have flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and the opportunity to quickly take responsibility for projects within the context of our long-term, high-quality customer relationships.

For us, your performance as well as your personality counts regardless of your age, origin, gender, sexual identity, disability or worldview.

To join our team, we are currently looking for

Start: Next possible date
Sector: Network engineering
Location: Darmstadt / Hybrid / Remote
Contract type: Permanent

What are your tasks:

  • You coordinate challenging IT projects in the area of network infrastructure.
  • You are responsible for the operation and further development of the network infrastructure (LAN/WLAN, WAN, VPN, VoIP) and firewall systems (Checkpoint, Cisco, Fortinet), as well as the WAN connection of our customer’s sites.
  • You monitor and optimize the communication and network services as well as the network and cyber security.
  • As needed, you perform network analysis and diagnostics to resolve network issues and use network management system tools to determine network load and model performance statistics.
  • You design innovative solutions and strategies to ensure continuous and highly available network operations and optimize network performance and stability.
  • You document network infrastructure and processes and create specifications and guidelines for network operations.
  • You support colleagues with network-related questions.

Who you are:

  • You hold a degree in computer science, have completed a relevant vocational training or have a comparable professional experience.
  • You have a strong knowledge and professional experience in network operations and network infrastructure (routing, switching, firewalling, IDS,) as well as good knowledge of Microsoft Server and/or Linux operating systems.
  • You have good general knowledge of IT infrastructure services and technologies, as well as MS Windows Server and client operations.
  • Experience with SIEM, VoIP/SIP telephony, VK/ UC systems as well as Cisco certification (CCNA) would be an advantage.
  • You have a sound knowledge of network security and current security technologies.
  • You have already gained experience in project management.
  • You are knowledgeable in the area of monitoring (SNMP, PRTG, …).
  • You can communicate well and are a team player.
  • You work in an independent, analytical and structured way.
  • You are fluent in German and English and maintain a professional appearance, also when dealing with customers.
  • You are willing to travel.

What you can expect with us:

You can expect a pleasant, open and appreciative working environment. You will receive individual training and support. Working in a small project team will offer you a great deal of freedom to contribute your own ideas. You will continually expand your portfolio through challenging tasks and your involvement in a wide range of projects. Furthermore, you will have access to a generous annual budget for your personal and professional development. A good work-life balance is ensured thanks to flexible working hours, flextime and home office options.

Do you feel intrigued and does your professional experience match the requirements? Then we are look forward to receiving your documents by email and to meet you for a first interview.

Incoming applications are only evaluated for their professional qualifications, irrespective of ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, nationality, severity or age.

Please send your complete application to:
orquidea GmbH
Mühltalstraße 137
64297 Darmstadt
or via Email to jobs[at]

Contact person:
Eva-Maria Herrgott

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