IT System Administrator (m/w/d)
Location: Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Do you want to be part of the supermarket revolution? Picnic offers you the opportunity to work in an innovative start-up culture where everything you do matters. With a data-driven approach and an incredible service, Picnic strives to make grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone. Known for our just-in-time supply-chain and a unique last-mile delivery strategy, we have become one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe!

🥜 In a nutshell 

As our IT System Administrator, you are key responsible for the IT related productivity of our colleagues in the office, fulfillment centers, and hubs. By ensuring that our systems are up and running and secure, you guarantee the delivery of groceries across Germany.

We are looking for someone who will be able to join our team onsite in Düsseldorf in April-May. 

This is hands-on support that goes beyond, ‘Have you tried turning it off and on again?’. We run advanced Warehouse Management Systems and a fleet of electric vans that operate to restrictive deadlines: daily deliveries go out each day, no compromises. With hard work and quick-thinking, you fix problems and respond to direct calls on critical network issues. 

This role provides valuable experience in an ambitious tech company. There is plenty of room for growth to develop yourself. With the latest tech, a fast-paced environment, and experienced colleagues, you will acquire and apply valuable best practices in network infrastructure, security, and asset & account management!

We’re open sourcing, so if you require more motivation to apply - check out our page:  http://picnic.tech 

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Provide hands-on assistance with office and remote locations IT issues 
  • Maintain and improve parts of the network infrastructure 
  • Onboarding and Offboarding access management accounts
  • Be a security ambassador across the company 
  • Design and improve work processes regarding asset and account management 
  • Take initiative to implement IT related improvements  

⭐ About you

  • Completed bachelor’s degree in IT Management or Computer Networks 
  • The perfect candidate has knowledge of the following: 
    • Advanced knowledge of Windows 
    • Intermediate knowledge of MacOS, Linux and ChromeOS
    • Basic knowledge of Cloud Solutions
    • Basic knowledge of MDM Solutions
    • Basic understanding of Google Workspace and Microsoft Office apps
    • Basic knowledge of scripting tools (Python, Powershell)
    • Basic understanding of mail server standards 
    • Basic understanding of LAN protocols and equipment 
    • Basic understanding of security best practices 
    • Great Team spirit and social skills
  • Fluent in English (and bonus points for German) 
  • Class B Driver's license is a must-have 



Up for the challenge? Then join us and be part of the Picnic team!


📖 Picnic perks 

Every expert was once a beginner! 

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.


Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 


Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!


You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches, as well as snacks and drinks—enjoy! 


Stay healthy 

Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. 

There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 


Attractive package

We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self.


Work-life balance

Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.


Benefits for expats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many expat colleagues, including: 

  • Relocation package: If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Düsseldorf, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow)
  • From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help! 


Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Our recruitment process

Phone screening


Assessment day


Apply now!