You are passionate about server administration? You know your way around systemd, nftables and podman? Great! Join our team and shape the future of audio technology with us.  

About Brandenburg Labs  

At Brandenburg Labs, we strive to create cutting-edge audio technology that is inspired by how we listen to the world. We make immersive audio for headphones as intuitive as real life, enabling everyone to dive deep into any soundscape. Our technology simulates how sound propagates in the real world, making it indistinguishable from reality. Our company relies on a substantial network and extensive knowledge in the fields of basic and applied research, also based on the expertise of our founder, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karlheinz Brandenburg, best known as co-inventor of mp3. As a spin-off company of the Technische Universität Ilmenau and the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology, Brandenburg Labs can draw on many years of research in the audio field at these institutions.  

Your tasks  

Your key responsibilities include 

We are looking for an experienced Admin with a proven skill set in server management and the setup of Linux based systems. You will be responsible for upgrading and maintaining our existing servers and machines on the edge and you will help to set up and run our ever growing infrastructure. This currently includes containerized internal services, as well as a patching and distribution setup. Your job will be the secure and frictionless maintenance of these and other services, as well as the continuous improvement and hardening of our infrastructure. 

Further, you will shape exciting upcoming infrastructure projects. You will set up an entirely new CI/CD workflow to turbocharge our development teams. Last but not least, you will help us to set up a solid technical foundation for some of our upcoming, Linux based compute platforms and over the air patching solutions, as well as many other exciting infrastructure challenges. 

Your profile 

What we need 

  • Outstanding experience in the administration of Linux based systems.
  • Experience with VM’s, containerization and cloud systems. 
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience on network security. 
  • Confidence in handling databases. 
  • Basic knowledge about DevOps. 
  • Familiarity with modern server setups. 
  • Experience in managing reverse proxies and obtaining SSL certificates. 
  • Excellent problem-understanding and problem-solving skills. 
  • Structured and self-motivated, independent work attitude. 
  • You are a team player. 
  • Discretion and ability to handle sensitive information as well as attention to detail. 
  • Proficient in German or English (orally and in writing).  

The technology you will be working with 

  • Two remotely hosted servers in productive operation. 
  • Linux based, containerized environments. 
  • Mostly FOSS internal services, including Nextcloud, Gitea, RocketChat, Mediawiki. 
  • DevOps and CI/CD tooling for Rust and Python. 

What we offer  

  • A dynamic and motivated team and the vibrant atmosphere of a startup company.  
  • Independent work, the freedom to contribute your own ideas, and an open and transparent communication culture. 
  • You will actively shape the journey of our young company.  
  • Flat hierarchies. 
  • Possibility to participate in international conferences and events.  
  • An excellent office space in the heart of Germany.  
  • Remote work possible.  
  • Flexible working hours.  
  • Fair pay oriented on the current public sector wage agreement (TVöD).  

Brandenburg Labs stands for humanity, diversity, respect and tolerance. We are looking for unique personalities and we are happy to receive your application no matter where you are coming from, who you love or what you believe in.  

Please send us your application with full CV and letter of motivation via Email to: 


You have more questions concerning the job offer or our application process? Feel free to write us an Email to the above mentioned address or give us a call under: 

+49 (0)3677 668190 / +49-(0)3677-8749075