Your IT Career at KIT

You've come to the right place if IT is more than just two letters to you. Experience IT@KIT Together, we enable excellent research, teaching, and innovation in information technology at KIT. With future-oriented IT projects, we as a team make a significant contribution to mastering the global challenges.

We offer an environment in which talents feel comfortable and excel themselves. At KIT, a strong team and unique tasks are waiting for you. Shape the digital future with us!

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Future-Oriented Tasks

Look forward to a diverse selection of innovative IT projects and tasks that enable interdisciplinary work. Fascinating research is awaiting you and the corresponding infrastructure, such as HoreKA, which contributes to the fastest HPC solutions, or GridKa, which is available for processing and archiving the raw data of the LHC experiments. Take your work to a new level at KIT- in a wide range of topics from Big Data to quantum computing, cyber security, artificial intelligence, and much more.

Individual Development

Whether IT know-how, unusual languages, or leadership skills: At KIT, you can continuously develop yourself and unfold your potential. We offer newcomers as well as long-time employees a wide range of individually selectable further training opportunities, for example at our in-house training center.


Flexible working hours and work locations enable employees to achieve a work-life balance and lead an individual lifestyle. In addition, there are 30 days of paid vacation, two days off on December 24 and 31, and extensive opportunities for compensatory time off via your own time account. For the children of its employees, KIT offers childcare in four daycare centers, emergency and vacation care. In addition, there are individual support services for the care of relatives.


Secure Workplace

As a research university in the Helmholtz Association, we are a public employer of the state of Baden-Württemberg under the umbrella of one of the world's largest scientific research organizations. This means that, in addition to meaningful tasks, we offer you professional stability, long-term prospects and thus planning security even in more difficult times.


PhD Opportunities

At KIT, exciting research projects are waiting to be realized by you! For example, in the field of IT security, where topics such as cryptography, artificial intelligence, machine learning, human-machine interaction, privacy, and security play a central role and are linked to the research fields of energy, mobility, and production.

An Inspiring Team is Waiting for You!

Larissa Beinhorn, Steinbuch Centre for Computing: "Because of the proximity to science and research, there are numerous opportunities to think outside the box, and professionally, there are many continuing education opportunities for me."
Yilin Ji , Institute for Information Security and Reliability: "I benefit from a research-rich, international environment, competitive salaries, and intensive mentoring."
Patrick Loosmann, Steinbuch Centre for Computing: "I work at the North and South Campuses and like the collaboration with colleagues, as well as the different tasks at both locations."
Sabine Grindler, Steinbuch Centre for Computing: "As a long-time system administrator and consultant at KIT, I am faced with a variety of tasks in a technically demanding and international environment."
Uwe Weber, Institute for Product Development: "As IT administrator, I have great freedom of action with regard to the orientation of the institute's own IT infrastructure."

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PhD in IT Security