Network Engineer (m/f/d)


ID: 893865

What's it all about?

The balance of power in the energy industry needs to change. The intermittency of renewable supply and the constant demands of the grid mean that we still rely on less efficient, more expensive and unsustainable fossil fuels to keep the lights on. At Gridfuse, our mission is to shift this balance through technology. To shift the balance of inputs, so that renewables become the world's main source of electricity. To shift the balance of the grid by building renewable power pools that can balance themselves in the face of unpredictability and intermittency.  

It takes a unique team to meet this vision. So, if you’re a data geek who sees the big picture, or a software engineer with a passion for a greener world, or simply someone who sees challenges and thinks in solutions, come join us at Gridfuse.  
We’re a diverse team of pragmatic engineers and energy market specialists, we’re based in Leipzig, and we want to change the world of energy with technology.  

The role

  • Networking: As a Network Engineer, you are responsible for planning, setting up and operating complex network and security environments in the AWS cloud and on-prem data centers 
  • Connecting: You perform activities such as setting up secure VPN, MPLS, or mobile connections to external SCADA systems of wind farm and solar farm operators 
  • Administrating: You will administer firewalls, routers, and other network components in AWS and physical components in data centers 
  • Security: You define, monitor, and enforce network security restrictions that are compliant with ISO27001 and KritisV regulations 
  • Problem-solving: Troubleshooting and problem analysis in day-to-day operations (2nd/3rd level) are also part of the job

What we need from you

  • Ownership: You are a self-starter and love to work in a fast-paced startup environment 
  • Know-How: You have worked in the field before and feel proficient in working with enterprise network infrastructures. Experiences with KritisV-ready network designs or gained Cisco CCN certifications are a strong plus
  • Network technology: You have a deep understanding of network administration, especially in the areas of Switching (Cisco, Aruba), Routing, VPNs (SSL, IPSec), Firewalls.  
  • Scripting: You are familiar with scripting and/or programming languages (e.g., bash, Python, Terraform, Go) 
  • Interest: You love automating things in order to make workflows more efficient and less prone to errors  
  • Communication: You can and like to communicate in English

What we offer

  • Competitive hardware including a standing desk, 4K curved screen, and MacBook Pro 
  • City center office location including home office option 
  • Real startup culture by having an impact in a small, motivated team   

Sounds good to you?

Please submit your application including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.  
After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within a couple of business days.   


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