(Senior) IT Manager (m/f/x)

Job description

UP42 is changing the way satellite data is accessed and analyzed. It is the first of its kind open marketplace providing easy access to both satellite imagery and analytics from multiple sources. Developers and data scientists across all industries now have access to a platform to build, run, and scale projects in one place. Based in Berlin, the company is a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space.


We are looking for an (Senior) IT Manager (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin.


About the role:

  • Manage information technology and computer systems
  • Plan, organise, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
  • Ensure security of information, network, devices and backup systems as well as preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
  • Manage and report on allocation of IT budget and ensure cost effectiveness with proposing tools and solutions in line with company expectations
  • Coordinate the technical onboarding process for all new employees
  • Act as a main contact person for all UP42 employees in all IT administration and IT management questions
  • Take responsibility for implementation and maintenance of IT-Support ticketing system

Job requirements

About you:

  • Several years of experience working as an IT Manager or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Broad and outstanding knowledge in administration and operation of macOS and iOS (incl. MDM) 
  • Experience with VoIP, and video conferencing systems
  • Great communication, presentation and influencing skills
  • Expertise in information, network and device security
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Experience with mobile device management tools (e.g. Jamf)
  • Experience with Account Management/SSO as well as Asset Management
  • Proven experience with managing annual IT budget and forecasting
  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with users to support them with upcoming issues as well as to advice them in proper usage of all work related systems
  • Designing, implementing and providing trainings and intro sessions for users to familiarise them with hardware and software that UP42 is using
  • Fluency in English is a must, German is a plus

About us:

  • The chance to shape the state of the art geospatial processing platform and create a completely new planetary perspective
  • Nice office with everything you need to enjoy your work in the heart of Kreuzberg
  • Inspiring international team, fun and productive environment
  • Competitive salary package and other great benefits
  • Regular team events, team updates and get-to-gathers
  • Development budget: we help you grow and you grow UP42!
  • Challenges, space for creativity and taking ownership

Does this sound like a good next step into your geospatial career? If so, we look forward to receiving your application in English.