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The University Computer Centre (URZ) is Heidelberg University's central IT service provider. More than 43,000 university members use our services in their everyday work, research and studies. We help people at Germany's oldest university work, learn and discover with modern IT - and together we shape the future.

Join us in this process: We are always looking for new colleagues to support and expand the university's IT landscape. We offer interesting, challenging and diverse tasks in the scientific IT sector - both for experienced IT experts and for young IT professionals who would like to grow their skills.

Come and join our team: Your career at the Computing Centre

A collaborative and inspiring environment awaits you in our diverse team. Meet like-minded people who share a passion for IT. With us, you can expand and continuously develop your expertise and skills in a dynamic environment.

Peek into a world full of opportunities:
6 reasons why the URZ is the right choice for your next career move:

  1. Exciting projects and technologies: With us, you will use a wide range of technologies and tools. We encourage creativity and innovation so that you have the space to contribute new ideas and help realise forward-looking IT concepts.
  2. Unique opportunity for innovation: From high-performance computing to research data management, we offer unique opportunities to test and establish innovative IT services for the German research landscape, cutting-edge research and the state and federal governments. 
  3. Meaningful work: With us, you design secure and energy-efficient IT solutions, such as our own cloud infrastructure, which directly improve the work of students, researchers and employees and thus make a direct and sustainable contribution to the academic community.
  4. Interdisciplinary collaboration and cooperation: Benefit from the opportunity to collaborate with experts from various disciplines within and outside the university and apply your knowledge in a broad context. 
  5. People at the centre: The satisfaction of users and employees is our biggest incentive. Work in an environment that is characterised by empathy and openness and is committed to error tolerance. As an employee, your potential and personal development are encouraged.
  6. A secure, flexible and family-friendly workplace: Take advantage of the attractive public service benefits and a wide range of job and leisure offers such as a pension scheme & job ticket, flexible working hours & teleworking or sports & cultural events.

Interested? Contact us!

Are you interested in the topics and services of the URZ, but can't find a suitable job posting? Or are you unsure which other qualifications would increase your chances of applying for one of our vacancies? Simply send your CV to jobinteresse@urz.uni-heidelberg.de and describe what interests you about working at the URZ. We would be happy to get in contact with you regardless of current vacancies.

Please note that employment at the URZ is currently only possible by applying for an advertised position. Unfortunately, we cannot accept unsolicited applications.

The digital transformation can only succeed if employees - both at the URZ and at the university - are part of the process, shaping it and developing it further.