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IT System Administrator (m/f/x)


As an expert in HR services, ARTS empowers high-tech companies around the world with the best minds to create more powerful and efficient processes. One of our customers is the Technical University in Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt) with the central facility of the University Computer Center (HRZ) - a challenging work environment for innovative minds with a penchant for change. Help us to shape it!

Do you have the desire to permanently develop the HRZ's offerings and the courage to change? Do you want to offer students and employees of the TU Darmstadt an infrastructure that enables them to study, research and work in the best possible way? Do you take an appreciative and trusting relationship with each other for granted? Then apply now as IT System Administrator!

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Job description


  • Conceptual development and operation of the central web presence of the TU Darmstadt (First Spirit)

  • Operation and further development of the Linux servers at the HRZ as part of the basic assurance of IT services

  • Close coordination with all interfaces, customer consultation and support


  • Completed university degree in the field of computer science or comparable

  • Alternatively, completed vocational training as an IT specialist :in for system integration or comparable with equivalent skills and experience

  • Several years of experience in Linux administration, preferably in the distributions RedHat / CentOs

  • Good knowledge of German and English

  • Team player :in with strong communication skills, creativity as well as an analytical and structured way of thinking and acting

You can learn a lot with us, and if you have knowledge in one or more of the following areas, we would be happy to hear from you:

  • Very good knowledge of script programming languages (Python).

  • Strong skills in Apache, Tomcat and Java

  • Confident handling of Linux HA, preferably pacemaker

  • Good knowledge of Linux network functionality (IPv4/IPv6, nftables)

  • Practical skills in the area of MySQL/MariaDB

  • Experience in dealing with configuration management systems, preferably SALT


  • Mobile working - we support your wishes for flexibility and freedom of design

  • Welcome culture - onboarding with mentor model

  • Work-life balance - flexible working time models for the best possible work-life balance

  • Development and shaping - comprehensive range of further training and the opportunity to make a difference within an exciting and scientific working environment

  • Family-friendly - childcare facilities and payment of a child allowance

  • Sustainable and mobile - free travel entitlement for the year 2023 f. on all regional transport in Hesse through the LandesTicket in accordance with the applicable tariff provisions

  • Fit & Healthy - free medical check-ups and extensive range of sports activities at reduced rates

  • Social - company pension plan under VBL conditions 

  • New perspectives - subsidized EU-wide personnel exchange programs at international partner universities

  • Pure relaxation - discounted rental of university vacation homes in France and Austria

Are you curious? Then we look forward to receiving your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, work and degree certificates) by e-mail to personalmanagement@hrz.tu-darmstadt.de, quoting the identification number 5.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt aims to increase the proportion of women on its staff and therefore particularly encourages women to apply. Applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equivalent will be given preference in case of equal suitability. Remuneration is in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement for the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt). Part-time employment is generally possible. 

Your contact for questions and further information:
TU Darmstadt, University Computer Center
Staff Personnel Management
Katharina Gondermann
Phone: 06151 16-71156
Mobile 0171-3823943
Email: personalmanagement@hrz.tu-darmstadt.de


  • WorkplaceDarmstadt
  • Occupational Area IT
  • ContractDirect entry at our customer
  • Job-ID11117


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