Technical Support Engineer

As a Technical Support Engineer at ownCloud, you will be a part of the Support Department and will be responsible for first line customers care, explain the bugs to engineering and manage your customer queue.   

Your responsibilities 

  • Work in the Support team identifying customer issues and providing solutions 
  • Create test systems to reproduce issues 
  • Help our developers to understand customer issues and explain solutions to customers 
  • Document the issue, the debugging steps and the solution 
  • Provide a clear technical guidance during customer interaction 

    We offer 

    • Remote work in an open-source company, co-working options, head offices in Nuremberg 
    • Hard- and Software of your choice 
    • Chance to work on software that matters! For education and research, health case, defence industry, public sector and many more 

    Your profile 

    • 2+ years experience in Support or similar with the ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time 
    • Fluent LAMP stack set-up and configuration 
    • Samba and/or Microsoft Server Network Drive 
    • LDAP and/or Microsoft Active Directory knowledge. A big plus where ADFS, Shibboleth and OIDC knowledge 
    • Networking knowledge 
    • We appreciate some special knowledge in one of the areas: virtualisation, containers, storage management. 
    • Self-organized 
    • You have the ability to understand problems, to explain to our technical team and talk with customers explaining the solutions 
    • German and English fluent, additional languages are a big plus 
    • University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related 

    Our culture 

    • As a company with distributed teams, our people work remote or in our office in Nuremberg, Bavaria. Depending on the job, not everyone’s most productive workspace is in the office – only in rare, special occasions it‘s necessary to be on-site 
    • We are hackers, coders and nerds. We have a contagious passion and inner enthusiasm for our work 
    • We are constantly on the hunt for new solutions, unexpected connections and unforeseen possibilities. We are open to new experiences, explore new ideas and uncover even the last hack and trick along the way 
    • We believe that we are only as good as our next project. We encourage a culture of flat hierarchies with great opportunities to move things forward and build on flexibility and a sense of openness to change 
    • Being part of the ownCloud team is like joining a tribe. Meet us occasionally after work for a burger or billards or for a socially distanced beer in BigBlueButton 
    • ownCloud is open-source and community driven. It’s the people who make this place to what it is. Join our quest to give businesses and individuals control over their data. 

      Our company 

      ownCloud is the leading open source file collaboration software designed and built to give businesses and individuals control over their data. With a team of more than 70 people, we develop the ownCloud server, the sync clients, our mobile apps and the web interface to enable secure and effective file collaboration across companies, organizations, administrations, institutions and families. We also implement customized solutions for enterprises and directly manage and maintain ownCloud instances. With over 200 million users worldwide and growing, ownCloud is the market-leading open source software for content collaboration. 


      • Travel requirements: To the office when necessary 
      • Type: Full (40 h)/ Permanent 
      • Location of work: Office Nuremberg or remote 


      Are you interested? 

      Please send your resume and references to and tell us why you’d like to work for ownCloud! Please state your expectations regarding salary and your possible starting date. 

      For any questions feel free to contact Ines Stürzl, Phone: 0911-14888696. 

      We look forward to getting to know you!

      About us

      Founded in 2011 we are looking back at nearly ten years full of exiting stories. Learn more about ownCloud as a company, our origins and the milestones along the way.


      Besides our core team, ownCloud is supported by a community of more than 1,300 enthusiasts. To find out how you can get involved as well, click here.