Founded in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to improved, more efficient, less-invasive patient treatments. Our key to success is our creative, talented and hard-working team, which consists of 1300 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 19 offices worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values of inspiration, simplicity and integrity (m/w):

Manager (m/f/d) IT Infrastructure


A reliable, stable, scalable and performant enterprise IT infrastructure is essential for the continuous success of Brainlab. Enterprise storage systems, physical and virtual servers, networks, databases and communication platforms serve as the backbone for the innovative business needs of our employees. For continuous growth of the company a robust and secure IT environment is essential to provide on demand access to information in a timely manner.

To enhance the Brainlab Business Process & IT team, we are seeking a highly motivated Manager IT Infrastructure. In this role, you lead the IT Infrastructure team – both professionally and disciplinary – and play a vital role in enabling Brainlab employees to develop high-end medical products and making them accessible to hospitals for the benefit of their patients.

In this role, you are responsible for several aspects of IT infrastructure management:

  • Continuous development and implementation of the global IT Infrastructure and security strategy
  • Leadership of the IT Infrastructure team and coordination of IT teams in subsidiaries
  • Responsible for physical and virtualized components of the global IT infrastructure (incl. subsidiaries)
  • Management and operation of Brainlab external data centers
  • Coordination of external partners
  • Management of the SAP basis with external hosting partner
  • Main contact for IT related topics in audits
  • Management of media, communication and collaboration infrastructure
  • Coordination of contractual issues regarding IT infrastructure


For this position we are seeking for a candidate with a broad technical understanding of IT infrastructure architecture. The ideal candidate has: 

  • A University degree preferably in computer science or related experience
  • Multi-year experience in the operation of complex server and network environments
  • Profound knowledge of IT Security Standards
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A proven track record of successfully managed IT projects
  • Business fluency in English and good foundation in German (B1)
  • Familiarity with the following IT applications and systems is of advantage
    • Virtualization Infrastructure (VMware)
    • Enterprise Communication and Collaboration
      • Skype for Business
      • Archiving (OpenText)
      • E-Mail infrastructure (MS Exchange Server)
    • Enterprise Storage
      • Storage Hardware (NetApp)
      • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
      • Storage administration software
    • Network and Security
      • Check Point Security Platform (Firewall rule handling, VPN)
      • Certificate generation
      • External DNS, DMZ DNS Proxy  
      • Network Time Protocol (NTP) Servers
      • Hardware encryption (Endpoint Security)
      • Antivirus
      • Vulnerability scan
      • Client access switching infrastructure (Cisco)  
      • Network monitoring and alerting
      • Wi-Fi infrastructure (Aruba)
      • Proxies appliances (Blue Coat)
      • Physical access control switching
      • Penetration tests coordination and follow-up
      • Security standards and policies (ISO 27001)
    • Cloud Environment
      • Public, private and hybrid cloud environment
      • Enterprise Cloud (Cancom AHP Desktop Virtualization)
    • Data Center Maintenance and Management
    • Disaster and Backup Recovery
    • Database Administration (MS SQL Database, Oracle Database)
    • Active Directory Domain Services (ADS, DNS, DHCP, etc.)
    • Multimedia infrastructure (Conferencing, video, etc.)
    • SAP Basis administration

Do you have the urge to try things out? To be able to create something exciting? Do you love state of the art technology? You passionately develop people and lead them great results? A dynamic and creative team with a flat hierarchical structure awaits you in a highly modern and innovative company. If you are looking for a challenge and ready to join our team, we're looking forward to hearing from you.


We offer you a professional business environment, an international team and a performance-oriented environment as a base to consequently realize your ideas. Through distinguished training, efficient education and the regular exchange of experience with colleagues from different departments, you will be demanded and promoted, both professionally and personally.

Interested? Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your CV and letter of interest as well as your start date and salary expectation!

Contact person: Dr. Veronika Scharfenberg