Agile Software-Development and IT-Operations made in Berlin

why pinguin

Why pinguin

We are a group of highly-qualified software developers from all over the world working in the heart of Berlin. Our in-house software is the backbone of the businesses we drive and is used by a multitude of international users.

the team

The Team

We believe quality is more important than quantity, and we therefore have small teams in which everyone can share visions and ideas. We are a diverse group of open-minded, talented and pragmatic professionals.

the location

The Location

You can find us in a serene backyard office in the midst of multi-cultural Berlin-Schöneberg, next to many restaurants with various cuisines, and just three minutes to public transportation connections (U Kleistpark).

the office

The Office

Our offices are located on the upper floors of a spacious building, where many of our users work. The atmosphere we create encourages intensive and inspiring exchange beyond day-to-day business.

how we work

How we work

Our motto is work hard, play hard! In a few words: agile, flat hierarchy, lunch together, improvement day, self-improvement resources, great coffee machine, free fruit, great results.

We Love Software Development And Operations

We Love Software Development And Operations

We develop software for the future of everyday office life and operate a high availability private-cloud. Our product range reaches from the software for our own call-center and company-internal administration tools, to apps and web front-ends for our customers. On top of that, we also offer digital signage and access control systems. We operate more than 300 servers in several distributed datacenters and thousands of user endpoint devices. Our telecommunication and digital office services are designed to ease the everyday workload of thousands of customers around the world: no matter where they are located, we always provide them with highly professional solutions.

We apply agile methods like Scrum and Kanban in order to embrace the constantly changing requirements in the market, meet business needs, and satisfy and excite users of our systems. Java, related frameworks (like Spring Boot and Angular.JS) and modern web technologies are our platforms of choice when we develop new software.

In order to ensure high quality results, we employ automated testing and continuous integration technologies like JUnit and Jenkins.

Why you should join us:

Pinguin top facts

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Over 2 million lines of source code in 10 programming languages

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12.000 meters of cables

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10.000 automated tests

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20+ deployments per day

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16 currently spoken languages

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40 liters of coffee per day

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A network covering 3 continents

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91% helpdesk-tickets solved within one week

Open positions. Join our team in Berlin.

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Frontend developer (m/f/d)

Collaborating with our designers, you will create interfaces that make it fun and satisfying to interact with our services. Communication with the back-end is done through a REST-API, which you will help to extend. You will build new web-apps for our customers using JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5 by leveraging modern technologies like Angular or NativeScript. Great user experience is key.

Job requirements

  • You are fluent in web technologies like HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Angular and Nativescript is an asset
  • You have multiple years of working experience in frontend development
  • the ability to use REST-based backend services (if you can do it in Java it's a plus)
  • You think pragmatically and constantly look for the best solution
  • You feel responsibility for our products and have the willingness to participate in architectural discussions and decisions

What we offer

  • A secure position in a midsized start-up at heart
  • Enjoy working in a motivated, international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • An easy-to-reach office in a central location and modern equipment
  • Training programs, skills enhancement and room for creativity
  • Extensive additional services (world’s best coffee machine, BVG company ticket, fruits & veggies, company & team events, Urban Sports Club cooperation)

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Java developer (m/f/d)

As a member of our team, you will build a cutting edge J2EE application using Spring / Hibernate from scratch and will face the challenges of integration and migration of existing systems. Using middleware technologies like RabbitMQ and REST, you will build a stable and easy-to-integrate solution that interacts with a large variety of surrounding systems.

Job requirements

  • fluency in JAVA
  • experience with related technologies like J2EE application servers
  • multiple years of working experience in software engineering
  • knowledge on working with relational Databases
  • experience with frameworks like Hibernate and Spring 
  • think pragmatically and be constantly looking for the best solution
  • feel responsible for our products
  • willingness to participate in architectural discussions and decisions

What we offer

  • A secure position in a midsized start-up at heart
  • Enjoy working in a motivated, international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • An easy-to-reach office in a central location and modern equipment
  • Training programs, skills enhancement and room for creativity
  • Extensive additional services (world’s best coffee machine, BVG company ticket, fruits & veggies, company & team events, Urban Sports Club cooperation)
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Systemadministrator (m/f/d)

You take care of an undisrupted operation and further development of high availability server landscapes. Working with common operating systems and applications, you will consolidate and automate processes in IT operations and support, acitvely support internal users in the event of malfunctions and help plan solutions for the future direction of internal IT.

Job requirements

  • You have experience in managing heterogeneous server landscapes with 10+ servers and 100+ workstations.
  • You are proficient with the current Windows clients and servers.
  • You are familiar with common Microsoft solutions such as Active Directory, Exchange or Office.
  • You have experience in dealing with deployment solutions, automating processes or setting up interfaces between systems.
  • You have knowledge in the area of networks and Linux
  • Knowledge of VoIP, MS SQL Server or virtualisation is a plus
  • You are well organised and have a sense for the requirements of the users
  • Fluency in English (spoken & written)

What we offer

  • A secure position in a medium-size company with the spirit of a start-up
  • Enjoyable work in a motivated, international and interdisciplinary team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • An easily accessible office in a central location and modern equipment
  • Training programs, skills enhancement and room for creativity
  • Extensive additional services (world‘s best coffee machine, Urban Sports Club cooperation, BVG company ticket, company & team events

If this description fits and you are interested in this position, please contact us. We are happy to provide you with further information regarding our organization and the specific job details.

We are looking forward to your application!

the office

Auszubildende*r Fachinformatiker*in für Systemadministration (m/w/d)

Bei uns lernst du • Computertechnik und Arbeitsorganisation im Kontext firmeninterner Prozesse • den Umgang mit klassischen Anwendungen und spezielleren Softwaresystemen, IT-Servicemanagement und Projektmanagementmethoden • die Einrichtung und Inbetriebnahme von Hardware aller Art: u.a. VoIP-Telefone, PCs, Server, Netzwerkkomponenten, Drucker, IP-Kameras und Schließsysteme • die Koordination externer IT-Dienstleister.

Job requirements

  • Du hast bereits erste Erfahrungen im IT Bereich und großes Interesse daran, diese zu erweitern.
  • Du bist kommunikationsstark und die Arbeit im Team macht dir Spaß.
  • Du arbeitest selbstständig und bist ein Organisationstalent.
  • Du verfügst über eine schnelle Auffassungsgabe und analytisches Denkvermögen.
  • Deutsch und Englisch beherrschst du in Wort und Schrift.

What we offer

  • Während Deiner Ausbildung unterstützen wir Dich mit Schulmaterialen, Weiterbildungen oder Auslandspraktika.
  • Du hast mit dem Studium begonnen aber möchtest mehr Praxisbezug? Für Studienaussteiger mit Kenntnissen im Bereich der Informatik bieten wir eine verkürzte Ausbildung von 18 Monaten.
  • Spaß bei der Arbeit im motivierten und hochqualifiziertem Team.
  • Eine Unternehmenskultur, die eine direkte und offene Kommunikation ermöglicht und Dir die Chance gibt, das Unternehmen mitzugestalten.
  • Moderne Arbeitsmittel und ein attraktives Büro mitten in Berlin.
  • Umfangreiche Zusatzleistungen (Obst&Gemüse-Körbe, Urban Sports Club Kollaboration, Company- und Team-Events, bester Kaffee der Welt!).
  • Die Chance, auch nach deiner Ausbildung Teil unseres Unternehmens zu bleiben.
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Werkstudent*in (m/w/d)

Du unterstützt deine Kollegen in den folgenden Bereichen und lernst dabei, die Aufgaben eigenständig umzusetzen: Installation und Wartung von PCs und Notebooks *** Einrichtung von VoIP Telefonen *** Installation und Wartung von Zutrittssystemen, Druckern, Kameras *** User und Berechtigungsmanagement *** Bestandsverwaltung von IT Material *** Erstellen von Dokumentationen und User- Anleitungen

Job requirements

  • Du befindest Dich im laufenden Studium der Elektrotechnik, Informatik, Software Technology oder inhaltlich vergleichbaren Studiengängen.
  • Du besitzt eine hohe IT-Affinität sowie Computer Hardware - Kenntnisse.
  • Du bringst eine selbstständige Arbeitsweise sowie ausgeprägte Teamfähigkeit und Kommunikationsstärke mit.
  • Du arbeitest strukturiert, selbstständig und lösungsorientiert.
  • Du verfügst über gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift.

What we offer

  • Flexible Zeiteinteilung unter Berücksichtigung der Vorlesungszeiten
  • Enge Einbindung ins Team und eine Unternehmenskultur, die eine direkte und offene Kommunikation ermöglicht und dir die Chance gibt, das Unternehmen mitzugestalten
  • Moderne Arbeitsmittel und ein internationales Umfeld mit großartigen Kollegen & Fachleuten und ein attraktives Büro mitten in Berlin (U-Bhf Kleistpark)
  • Flache Hierarchien und kurze Entscheidungswege
  • Umfangreiche Zusatzleistungen (Obst&Gemüse-Flat, Company- und Team-Events, Urban Sports Club-Kollaboration, Zuschuss zum BVG-Firmenticket, gratis Softdrinks, die komfortabelste Kaffeemaschine der Welt!).
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LINUX & CLOUD ADMINISTRATOR (M/F/D)

Your mission: Become part of the team that develops and operates the IT-infrastructure of the office- and call centre-platform +++ Included are, orchestrated with Puppet, Ansible and Foreman: Around 400 virtualised Linux servers (Debian/Vmware) +++ 600 diskless Linux-clients (Ubuntu) at 10 international locations +++ Cloud services at AWS, Azure and Cloudflare +++ Additionally, you make sure that the self-developed software runs reliably and with high availability. To achieve this you use load balancers as well as failover and HA mechanisms. +++ You work closely with the development team. Together you ensure that the Microservices can access databases (Mysql, DB2), Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ and Co. smoothly and quickly. +++ You support software develpment with build infrastructure and test environment. +++ You are responsible for the operation of the call centre infrastructure and keep a cool head during incident management +++ To prevent incidents from occurring in the first place, you consistently develop the monitoring system further, using tools like Icinga2, Grafana and Graylog. +++ You have the opportunity to develop yourself in other subject areas like DevOps and AWS. +++

Job requirements

  • Multiple years of experience in Linux server administration
  • You enjoy automation and already have experience with Puppet, Ansible and Co.
  • You like to take responsibility and you discuss solution strategies you developed independently with the team
  • You are a reliable, confident teamworker 
  • You have a high level of self-motivation and prefer to organise yourself rather than being micromanaged
  • For you, security is more than a buzzword: it's something you consistently contribute to and support the developers with your expertise 
  • Experience with Mysql is a plus

What we offer

  • Direct employment with our client, a company that has been growing for years and can guarantee secure jobs
  • A company culture that enables you to communicate directly and openly 
  • Modern equipment, regulated working hours. an international environment with great colleagues & specialists and an easy-to-reach office (U-Bhf Kleistpark)
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision making paths
  • Extensive benefits (fruit&veggie-flat, company- and team-events, Urban Sports Club-Kollaboration, BVG corporate ticket grant, free softdrinks, comfy coffee lounge!) 

 

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NETWORK & VOIP ENGINEER (M/F/D)

Become part of the team that develops and operates the IT-infrastructure of the office- and call centre-platform +++ Included are, orchestrated with Ansible: LAN, WLAN und WAN-infrastructure for a scant dozen locations on three continents +++ An own AS, dynamic routing, firewall systems and quality of service +++ Maintenance and expansion of the VoIP infrastructure +++ Direct peering with multiple Internet and telephony providers +++ Additionally, you support the developers in the further development of call centre software in relation to VoIP-topics +++ You are responsible for the operation of the call centre infrastructure and keep a cool head during incident management +++ To prevent incidents from occurring in the first place, you consistently develop the monitoring system further, using tools like Icinga2, Grafana and Graylog. +++ You have the opportunity to develop yourself in other subject areas like DevOps and AWS.

Job requirements

  • You have multiple years of experience in infrastructure management, ideally with Cisco or Juniper 
  • You master the Linux command line and enjoy automation 
  • You like to take responsibility and you discuss solution strategies you developed independently with the team
  • You are a reliable, confident teamworker 
  • You have a high level of self-motivation and prefer to organise yourself rather than being micromanaged
  • For you, security is more than a buzzword: it's something you consistently contribute to and support the developers with your expertise 

What we offer

  • Direct employment with our client, a company that has been growing for years and can guarantee secure jobs
  • A company culture that enables you to communicate directly and openly 
  • Modern equipment, regulated working hours. an international environment with great colleagues & specialists and an easy-to-reach office (U-Bhf Kleistpark)
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision making paths
  • Extensive benefits (fruit&veggie-flat, company- and team-events, Urban Sports Club-Kollaboration, BVG corporate ticket grant, free softdrinks, comfy coffee lounge!) 

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