Agile Software-Development and IT-Operations made in Berlin

why pinguin

Why pinguin

We are a group of highly-qualified software developers and system operators 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

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

Pinguin AG is the IT-subsidiary of an internationally operating group of companies, which is the leading provider of remote secretary and virtual office services in Europe. We develop and operate a Software-as-a-Service supporting tens of thousands of freelancers and small businesses customers across Europe to organize their day-to-day business.

Our software platform consists of REST APIs, web applications and mobile applications. ​We work in small teams according to the Agile methodology. In the spirit of flat hierarchies, we believe in giving end-to-end responsibility to the people who actually build the software and enjoy interactions with stakeholders across the company – including C-Level executives.

We 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.


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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Auszubildende*r Fachinformatiker*in für Systemadministration 2021 (m/w/d)Berlin

Auszubildende*r Fachinformatik für Systemintegration (w,m,d)


In einer Welt der vielen Ablenkungen bieten wir unseren Kunden etwas Besonderes: Fokus. Mit unseren Office Management-Tools ermöglichen wir kleinen und mittelständischen Firmen, ihre Aufmerksamkeit auf die wichtigen Themen zu lenken. Seit 20 Jahren sind unsere SaaS Tools Marktführer in der DACH Region.

Unser IT-Team kümmert sich um den Betrieb von mehreren Datenzentren von denen aus mehr als 400 Linux-Server gesteuert werden und betreut mehr als 2000 Endgeräte.

Klingt nach einer großen Herausforderung? Wir helfen Dir und mit uns lernst Du alles von Anfang an von KollegenInnen, die auch mal bei uns Azubi waren.


Was Dich bei uns erwartet:


  • Während Deiner Ausbildung unterstützen wir Dich mit Schulmaterialen und Weiterbildungen
  • Du hast mit dem Studium begonnen, aber möchtest mehr Praxisbezug? Für Studienaussteiger mit Kenntnissen im Bereich der Informatik bieten wir eine verkürzte Ausbildung an
  • Wir arbeiten mit agilen Methoden und flachen Hierarchien


Was Du bei uns machst:


  • Du unterstützt bei 1st & 2nd Level Supportanfragen
  • Du übernimmst das On- & Offboarding aller User
  • Du bist verantwortlich für die Pflege und Verwaltung von Client Devices und Peripherals mithilfe von MacOS, Linux und Windows
  • Du unterstützt beim Management von Smart Home Lösungen und von Switches
  • Du bist bei der Installation von Servern und IT-Service beteiligt
  • Du wirkst mit bei der Implementierung und Automatisierung von Prozessen, um Deine täglichen Aufgaben noch effektiver zu gestalten
  • Du hältst Prozesse dokumentarisch fest


Was wir an Dir schätzen


  • Du konntest bereits erste Erfahrungen im Bereich IT durch ein Praktikum oder durch das Betreiben eines Gaming-Servers sammeln
  • Du hattest erste Berührungspunkte mit Programmier- und Skriptsprachen
  • Du konntest bereits Einblicke im Umgang mit Linux oder MacOS gewinnen
  • 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.


Was wir Dir bieten


  • Drahtesel oder Chauffeur? Ein Fahrrad oder Zuschuss zum BVG Ticket bekommst Du von uns
  • Vom Spa bis zum Gym: wir unterstützen Deine Urban Sports Club-Mitgliedschaft
  • Wissensdurst? Trainings und Bücher gehen auf uns
  • Einfach mal ausspannen? Genieße Deine 28 Tage Urlaub. Als Nichtraucher sogar 29.


It’s a match?? Dann melde Dich bei uns und bewirb Dich mit Deinem Lebenslauf und Anschreiben.

Backend Engineer (m/f/d)Berlin

Your challenges:

We are a small company working in small teams and consider ourselves as “startup at heart”. As our company group is successfull in business since 20 years, but we’ve kept our flat hierarchies and let’s-do-it-mentality. We believe that a pleasant atmosphere helps teams to be effective and creative. Creating, maintaining and fostering exactly that will be your first challenge. We would love to hear your ideas about how you’d like to coach and guide your team. You will be their go-to-person when it comes to providing reasonable architectural decision making and solid plans that cover the details as well as the bigger picture.

Tech-wise, our solution is build in Java using Spring and Hibernate. Imagine it as a big variety of micro-services using RESTful APIs which empower HTML5-Web-Applications. To be completely honest, there is still some legacy code involved that we want to get rid of.

How will you bring its functionalities into new services, allowing new features to be created quickly? To save our customers time, you will need to ensure connections to a fistful of cloud services like Google, Office365, Apple, CRM-systems, telephony services and many more.

Creating a new backend infrastructure with a modern Frontend application is your challenge number two. Right now, we are combining the concepts of Micro-Services in the backend with Web-Components and HTML5 in the Frontend. You’ve got better ideas? Let us know - you’re the expert!


Your responsibilities:

  • Own and run our entire infrastructure
  • Manage and maintain our heterogenous system landscape and its security
  • Increase levels of automation and high availability
  • Level up and automate our infrastructure with Puppet and Ansible
  • Introduce new technology, especially cloud-based solutions with AWS and Azure
  • Implement DevOps concepts
  • Develop great ideas about how to improve our stack

Things you’ve ideally experienced already:

  • You know how to support a good team spirit
  • You´ve seen an idea grow when everyone contributes instead of fighting for who is right
  • You´ve people to benefit from your expertise
  • You´ve 3 years of expertise with Java, Spring, Hibernate
  • You´ve ideas about how good code looks like
  • You´ve crafted RESTful APIs, micro-services, SQL databases
  • You helped to create a DevOps-mindset
  • You´ve played around CI/CD principles using Jenkins, Stash, Git and Linux already
  • You´ve developed prototypes and provided incremental improvements
  • You´ve got sparkles in your eyes about backend infrastructure architecture
  • You´re not afraid of sprinkles of Frontend using HTML5 either
  • You´ve worked with RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch? That´s an asset
  • Ideally, seen a university from the inside. You don't? No worries, we like autodidacts too!


It’s a match, if we share some core beliefs:

  • Treat your teammates as you’d like to be treated.
  • Be a good mentor and coach to your team.
  • People before technology & Smart solutions over ideology
  • Clear and transparent communication and expectations.
  • Being a team player and not a lonesome hero.
  • Contributing your favourite idea to a discussion with colleagues is about creating something bigger, not about telling others how great you are or how things should be done.
  • Agile Methods like Scrum or Kanban are a tool to improve the product step by step and flexible, not a religion.
  • No discussion, no honey

Your perks:

  • Choose what's best for your: MacBook or PC?
  • Ride a bike or a train: we provide a bike or public transport ticket
  • Stay healthy and relaxed: we support Urban Sports Club
  • Become a Foam master or Bartender: enjoy the best coffee machine and beer from tap in our office
  • Level up your skills: we will get you eye-opening books
  • Take a course: we will support your hunger for education
  • You need some holidays? 28 days for everyone
  • You don´t smoke? Get one extra day off
  • You have hobbies and a family? Great. We have core hours to maintain flexibility

Sounds terrifying? Bummer! We’re sorry to hear that.

Sounds terrific? Great! Get in touch.

We at Pinguin are fostering diversity and are committed to create teams with a broad variety of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and skills. All decisions about interviews, offers and employment are based on expertise, merit and business need.

(Senior) System Administrator / Specialization Network (f/m/d)Berlin

We are looking for a (Senior) System Administrator / Specialization Network (f,m,x)!


In a world full of distractions, we have something outstanding to offer: focus. With our office management tools, we enable small and medium enterprises to direct their attention towards what really matters. Our SaaS tools have been on the market for 20 years and now we want to level up our technical infrastructure.

Here is what´s waiting for you: 400 bare metal servers, 100 switches and some other equipment in high numbers serving 10.000 customers and 600 clients. That’s the status quo. So what´s waiting for you? We want to level up our entire network infrastructure while keeping the existing machines alive. Which devices will we choose? You tell us! How do we organize migration? You probably already know!


Which tasks you can expect

  • You’re responsible for the smooth operation of the entire infrastructure IP and MPLS network
  • You keep an eye on the performance and security monitoring of our network
  • You refine our network into a secure, reliable and easy to maintain network
  • You’re in charge of implementing new routers, switches, WiFi and Internet connections in existing and new offices
  • You run internal and external security scans


What we appreciate about you

  • You have +5 years’ experience in IT related areas
  • You have experience with common network tools like Wireshark/TCPDump, IPtables, iPerf, mtr, SNMP
  • Your understanding of network protocols and architectures (TCP/IP, UDP) is quite good
  • You worked already with Cisco switches
  • You already have first experience with dynamic routing protocols like BGP and OSPF
  • You collected some experience in Linux or VoIP and Juniper SRX routers
  • You have an apprenticeship in an IT related field or even a university degree
  • You are fluent in English. German is a plus, but not a must.


Our current selection of tools

  • Juniper SRX 300, 345, 1500
  • Cisco Catalyst 2960x, 3750x
  • Smokeping, Observium, PRTG, Incinga2
  • keepalive
  • Ansibile, Python
  • Linux
  • VoIP: SIP, RTP (freeswitch, kamalio)
  • VPN: OpenVPN, IPSec
  • Dynamic Routing: BGP, OSPF
  • MPLS


What we offer

  • Ride a bike or a train: bike or public transport ticket is provided
  • Stay healthy and relaxed: Urban Sports Club is supported
  • Level up your skills with eye-opening books or take a course: your hunger for education will be supported
  • You need some holidays? 28 days for everyone
  • You don´t smoke? Get one extra day off


Is it a match? Get in touch.


Our company fosters diversity and are committed to create teams with a broad variety of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and skills. All decisions about interviews, offers and employment are based on expertise, merit and business need.

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