Network Specialist (m/f/d)

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Berlin, DE, 10117 CZ Hamburg, DE, 20354 Jena, DE, 07743 Schöneck, DE, 08261 DE Köln/Cologne, DE, 50968 Sankt Ingbert, DE, 66386 Chemnitz, DE, 09112

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 




Your responsibilities

  • Planning, setting up, operating, monitoring and further developing the Group's network infrastructure
  • Ensuring the smooth operation of our network systems (firewalls, routers, switches, gateways etc.)
  • Analysing and solving network infrastructure problems
  • Processing 2nd level support tickets as well as service requests and changes for the network infrastructure area
  • Communication with manufacturers and customers
  • Documentation of the entire handling process



Your profile

  • Completed studies in computer science or comparable training with IT expertise
  • Sound knowledge of network and infrastructure topics, such as routing and switching, quality of service, VPN
  • Experience in configuration and operation of network components from the manufacturer Cisco (e.g. Cisco CCNA or comparable)
  • Analytical skills to grasp and implement complex tasks
  • Customer- and service-oriented thinking and acting, ability to work in a team and independent work organisation
  • Willingness to be on call regularly
  • Good knowledge of English, German knowledge is an advantage



We offer

  • GK enables you to work from home at any time
  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours
  • Performance-related and individual bonus payments depending on the area of activity
  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections
  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000
  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts
  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net
  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and e-learning offerings
  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work
  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program
  • Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day
  • Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more
  • Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations
  • Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events
  • Read more about our Active Balance Program