Many innovations have come from IT. And it is precisely this value creation within the bigger picture that makes our global IT so special: bright minds working on artificial intelligence and inspiring moments on the Internet of Things. With state-of-the-art infrastructure, collaboration and agility, Festo offers its employees numbering more than 20,000 globally the opportunity to grab digitisation firmly with both hands. We’re heading to the next level of digital transformation. Are you coming with us? Welcome to Festo.

IT System Engineer DMZ Operation & Security Services (m/f/d)

Your job:

  • Ensuring the efficient and stable 24x7 operation of our DMZ (on-call service) and critical security services in the network environment (e.g. remote access VPN)
  • Detection and elimination of service limitations and incidents (e.g. bandwidths, number of ports, KPIs)
  • Definition and implementation of firewall rules together with the responsible application operators
  • Development and implementation of security policies and zoning concepts
  • Evaluation, introduction and operation of new technologies as well as standardization and automation of recurring processes


Your qualifications:

  • Successfully completed studies in computer science / communications engineering or comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of network and firewall operation
  • Sound knowledge of network technologies (routing, switching, security, VPN, NAT)
  • Practical experience with network technologies from different manufacturers and security solutions
  • Sound knowledge of network analysis and troubleshooting (baselining, monitoring, protocol analysis) as well as knowledge of network security (microsegmentation, NG firewall, IPS, Zero Trust)
  • Sound programming skills (DevNet, Python, Ansible, Terraform) and in-depth cloud knowledge (AWS, Azure)
  • Ideally certifications (CCNA, CCDA Security, TISP)
  • Team orientation and independent way of working
  • Communication and conflict resolution skills as well as flexibility


 You can expect the following with us:

  • The good feeling working for a family-owned company with a safe and solid financial basis
  • Freedom to explore, innovate and realise your own ideas
  • Competitive compensation with attractive perks and other benefits
  • Respect and appreciation for each other - regardless of gender, nationality, disability, age and identity
  • Lifelong learning with great conditions for individual further development
  • Flexible working models depending on the respective workplace for a good balance of work and private life
  • Highly modern working environment, infrastructure and communication technologies
  • Great family and health services for your well-being


You can find more information about our benefits and Festo as an employer here.


Contact person: Verena Böck, +49(711)347-53521

Reference code: 10837

Company:  Festo SE & Co. KG

Ostfildern, DE, 73760

We look forward to your application!