• Planning and conception of the network infrastructure in the data centre environment with consideration of service requirements, operational aspects and economic efficiency in coordination with the Operations, IT Security and Architecture departments
  • Responsibility for the control, monitoring and capacity management of the network infrastructure to ensure trouble-free operation
  • Analysis and sustainable elimination of faults within the scope of 3rd level support
  • Management of sub-projects within the framework of the further development of existing network infrastructures
  • Communication with suppliers and manufacturers to evaluate and implement the optimal solution with regard to internal requirements


  • Successfully completed degree in computer science or comparable training and at least 5 years of professional experience
  • Relevant experience in the area of TCP/IP networking (LAN, WLAN, routing), especially in the data centre environment
  • Strong knowledge in monitoring and ensuring trouble-free operation of the network infrastructure as well as troubleshooting of network components
  • Sound experience in the design and evaluation of future network infrastructures with consideration of the business requirements in a corporate environment
  • Experience in project management and coordination of internal and external resources in an international environment
  • Experience in implementing relevant IT security technologies in the network environment (802.1x, TACACS, Radius, etc.)
  • Manufacturer-specific certifications are desirable (CCNP, JNCIP or comparable)
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as well as to participate in on-call duties
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken
  • High level of self-motivation in helping to design and create new structures in the network environment as well as interest in new technologies and the motivation to familiarise yourself with new topics independently
  • Confident and professional appearance, also in the context of escalations and a high degree of responsibility for the service to be provided and focus on the needs of the business

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


We offer you a creative, dynamic working environment in which you play a central role as an IT specialist. In order to meet the ever-increasing requirements in the areas of mobility and security, we need your expertise. As an employee in our company, you will benefit from a positive working atmosphere in which you can feel comfortable in the long term. Together with your motivated colleagues, you will work with us on new exciting and extraordinary technologies and products for global markets.


At our location in Düsseldorf we offer you:

  • Attractive remuneration as well as flexible working time models
  • Mobile working
  • Fitness and health offers
  • Corporate benefits platform


Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.


Central contact person: Mr. Bayer

Central recruiting hotline:

+49 (0) 2131 5350 - 7667