IT Manager 42 Wolfsburg (w/m/d)

Full-Time | 42 Wolfsburg/Berlin e.V.

Wolfsburg, Germany | January 19, 2023

42 Wolfsburg is a disruptive higher education NGO/nonprofit educating 600 students to become cutting-edge tech professionals free of charge in a practice- and project-based peer learning environment. 42 Wolfsburg is based on the internationally renowned concept of Ecole 42 founded in Paris in 2013 and now trains 15'000 students at more than 45 schools around the globe. At 42 Wolfsburg, we set out to educate future software engineers to build the digital infrastructure of our society.


As the IT Manager at 42 Wolfsburg, you will be in charge of managing the support processes and implementing, maintaining and improving the infrastructure. For example, new elements developed by the 42 network need to be deployed without interrupting the daily operations. You will lead the IT team and help its members to prioritize and systemize their efforts. Moreover, you will support the 42 pedagogy by providing the technical infrastructure for various kinds of projects and by developing monitoring solutions for proactive student support. You will also collaborate with our operations team on making the building more digital and intelligent. Ideally, you will also contribute to our specialization for Software Engineering in Automotive and Mobility Ecosystems (SEA:ME) and to the strategic direction of our FabLab.


Research shows that men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Meanwhile, women or people with protected characteristics often only apply if they check every box. So if you feel you could be great for this role but don't meet every single item on the list, please get in touch either way. We'd love to work out the potential together.

  • Strong identification with the mission of 42

  • Experience with managing IT processes and managing IT support

  • Operating systems: Linux (MacOS, Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu)

  • Knowledge of how to manage WAN/LAN networks and Cisco equipment

  • Programming languages, e.g. Python, Shell script, C/C++, Ruby

  • Typical system administration tools (Ansible, LDAP, vShpere, vCenter,...)

  • Familiarity with the infrastructure and tools in the 42 Network

  • Bonus: Expertise in the fields of AI/ML, Rapid prototyping, Mobility, Automotive or Cybersecurity


  • A mission to revolutionize education; more than a job

  • Shape the culture, processes, environment and technology of a 42 school

  • Freedom to pursue your specific projects

  • Our commitment to supporting your professional and personal development. Budget for seminars and conferences, internal training and German courses

At 42 Wolfsburg, we strongly believe in the value of individual differences and human diversity. We are proud of our inclusive and flexible work culture, recognizing each team member for their strengths and talents.

Applicants who choose to share protected characteristics with us and who meet the role requirements will be treated with priority.

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