IT Administrator

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IT Administrator (m/w/d)

Full-time · Emden

OutSmart is a young, independent company in renewable energies. Our approach is efficiency, automation combined with state-of-the-art technology. With this principle, 35 employees at 2 locations in Germany and Holland take care of solar and wind farms (onshore and offshore) in Northwest Europe and Taiwan.

We support plant owners, fund managers, lenders and wind energy companies from all over Europe in ensuring the highest yield performance and maximum plant safety around the clock. We are proud that our clients entrust us with a power plant fleet with a total capacity of 1.8 GW. 

We are looking for support for our IT team at our control centre in Emden. You will be responsible for the following tasks, among others:

Administration of the local infrastructure of the control room and connected offices

• Monitoring and support of the hardware and software necessary for the operation of the control room (workstations, image distribution matrix, network management, management of service providers, etc.)

• VPN connections to wind farms and external software solutions

• Procurement and support of office systems for all colleagues within the company (laptops, PCs, etc.)

• Administration and support of the Microsoft Office 365 product family

Administration of hardware and cloud-based infrastructure to the wind farm

• Monitoring and maintenance of the connections between wind farms and the cloud

• Procurement and support for wind farm hardware (buffer servers, firewalls, etc.)

• Support in the management of our cloud service provider

IT support for our colleagues and customers

• Troubleshooting hardware and software

• Analysis of errors

• Development and implementation of solutions

• Management of external IT service providers, such as software developers

On-call duty outside working hours

Preparation of documentation

Support with special projects

• Continuous optimisation of the hardware and software set-up

• Creation of business cases for new software or technology

• Evaluation of technology and providers on the market

• Obtaining IT security-related certifications

Your profile

Ideally, you have completed vocational training in the field of IT or administration; professional experience is desirable but not a prerequisite. Furthermore, you should have the following skills:

  • Very good knowledge in the area of network infrastructure
  • Very good knowledge in handling and administration of Microsoft Office products
  • You are decisive, well organised, communicative, a team player and have a service mentality
  • You can independently develop and implement solutions to problems
  • Your written and spoken German and English are good to very good
  • Knowledge of programming languages is an advantage but not a must (e.g. HTML, PHP, JAVASCRIPT)
  • Class B driving licence

what we offer

  • A job in an exciting industry with varied tasks.
  • You will be part of a young and dynamic team with an open culture of discussion.
  • We provide you with attractive work materials
  • Flexible working hours and solutions
  • Cooperation with international customers and service providers
  • Company pension scheme
  • Hansefit membership
  • Business bike leasing

Apply for the job

Have we aroused your interest? Then apply at

For further information, please call Mr Roland Strache on +49 (0) 172 84 51 377 or visit our website:

We only take candidates in account with a legal working permit for Europe.