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Nuremberg | Europe | sug01

Senior Incident Manager - EU (f/m/d)

Don’t just go to work. Thrive.
We need people who are committed to openness, have a rebellious business spirit and the will to revolutionize the market.

Open people for open source!
By joining OX as part of a special team, this position is a launch pad for highly talented individuals to build their experience and access many opportunities working for OX globally. 

Our Vision
A borderless internet that is open, safe and free.

We are eMail
Worldwide companies like: Comcast, Cox, 1&1, STRATO, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Orange, Unitymedia, ItaliaOnline, Host Europe, NetCologne, network solutions / and Rackspace all use our "white label" products for eMail and collaboration.

As incident manager you are responsible to restore a normal service operation as quickly as possible and to minimize the impact on the Open-Xchange Services and business operations. You initiate and manage all necessary processes and coordinate with the Open-Xchange support and service.
In that fashion, you are the one who will restore the services as fast as possible (incl. work arounds).

Your passion / Your job

  • System diagnostics and analysis of (normally) „million user“ environments of our customers.
  • Incident and Problem Management for customers' and OX' services
  • Monitoring Service Level Agreements (SLAs) of Incident and Problem Tickets
  • Optimisation of our support processes
  • Managing Incidents and Major Incidents

What you bring to the table

  • Graduation as a bachelor / master in computer science, electronics or a equivalent education
  • Deep knowledge of Linux (Debian, RHEL, SLES) is important for this position.
  • A broad knowledge of typical Open Source Services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix, Dovecot
  • Advanced know how in different cluster techniques (both high availability and high performance)
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form
  • ITIL v3 certification recommended

What do we offer

  • Working on modern cloud software in an international team
  • Wide scope to develop your own ideas for our products
  • Training and personal development
  • Flexibility to work from your home office
  • The latest in IT equipment
  • Flat hierarchies combined with "Open Door" policies
  • Personal development in a dynamic environment

About Open-Xchange

Open-Xchange (OX) is a market leader in Mail / Messaging and DNS-based security services, with more than 200m seats sold through international hosting and telco providers worldwide, including partners such as 1&1, Orange, Italiaonline, Comcast, GoDaddy or Softbank.

We at OX have our roots in Open Source, and this has shaped our view of the world and culture – open, diverse, and with a bias to act, giving everyone at OX room to take responsibility within their team and grow. OX believes in an internet that is open, safe and free. We want to create competitive products that allow our providers to deliver secure internet services with a great user experience, and that respect privacy and generate value.

With some 270+ people worldwide, OX develops and operates Open Source software (aaS) for mail / messaging (OX App SuiteOX Guard) and collaboration / productivity (OX DriveOX Documents). OX’s  Dovecot is the world’s dominant open-source IMAP server software, and our PowerDNS provides secure DNS services to our telco customers and their users.

Our business is fast-paced and changing constantly. We are looking for people who share our beliefs, who are out there to make a difference, are entrepreneurial and enjoy working in a high-tech environment as part of a truly international team. OX is headquartered in Cologne, with further locations throughout Germany (Hamburg, Bremen, Dortmund, Olpe and Nuremberg), the USA (Louisville, KY), Finland, the Netherlands, Italy, France, Spain and Japan (Tokyo).

If you are interested, please contact Jochen F. Schude for further information - or send us your paperless application with a cover letter including the job ID (see at the top left corner), tabular CV, certificates, salary expectations and the earliest possible date of entry by e-mail to recruiting at