IT Support (x/f/m)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
about 2 months ago
Full time role


Legendairy Foods was founded in 2018 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation ...

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Job Description

The role

Formo is looking for an experienced IT System Administrator to manage our company’s computer systems. As IT System Administrator, you will be responsible for designing hardware configurations, installing software, managing network systems, and training staff on correct operating procedures. Your goal is to own data security, sovereignty, and compliance for Formo’s IT infrastructure. As IT System Administrator you will also be responsible for setting up the infrastructure necessary to collect, extract and transform data throughout the organization. You will be part of a small IT Team and will be able therefore to share global responsibilities while taking ownership of the location you are assigned to.

Why Formo?

  • Take responsibility for setting up and managing the IT infrastructure of the new office and the lab facility for a company that is changing the world of food

  • Be part of something truly meaningful

  • Join a diverse team of top-notch interdisciplinary experts with backgrounds in molecular biology, food design, precision fermentation, business, and many more

  • Regular team off-sites, monthly perks, and employee participation plan

What you will be doing

  • Your goal is to provide support for all your colleagues regarding IT-related topics, both locally and remotely

  • You will work on conception, construction, documentation, and further development of computer and software management environments and keep up-to-date and secure IT infrastructure

  • You are responsible for the technical onboardings and offboardings and deploying new hardware, software, and accounts to our employees on a mix of Windows and Mac devices

  • You install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes

  • You ensure the network's security, protect against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction, and troubleshoot any access problems

  • You configure and maintain backup solutions and disaster recovery procedures

  • You advise all Formo employees on the management of hardware and software

  • You maintain inventory and material forecast

  • You manage permissions and software licenses, create new mailboxes and mailboxes groups

  • At least 2- 4 years of relevant technical experience
  • A degree in computer science, information technology, an apprenticeship as a “Fachinformatiker” or a similar field of education

  • Experience managing end-to-end IT infrastructure

  • Good knowledge of server operating systems, such as Windows and Linux

  • Experience with network configuration

  • Thorough knowledge of computer maintenance (MacOS, Windows) and related processes (backups, license management, setup of new machines, network troubleshooting etc.)

  • You are a fast learner and continuously improve yourself and your work. You actively help, give feedback and act upon the feedback you receive

  • You have experience in solving incidents: equipment and their configuration (software, operating system, hardware, and network)

  • You have experience with Google Workspace Management

  • You have excellent communication skills in English, German is a plus

  • Prior experience with IT security projects is a plus 

About Formo

Formo creates a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation to produce real milk proteins which we incorporate into traditional European cheese products. We envision a happier, healthier future by irresistible change in the food system: where animal-free is hedonistic, cheese is deliciously high-tech, and anybody anywhere can enjoy fromage that’s perfect for them. Formo is a venture-backed, fast-growing company. We employ a global team of highly-skilled entrepreneurs and scientists who bring real innovation to life. Our common thread? A passion for challenging the status quo and transforming the food industry.


  • Join one of the most innovative food start-ups in Berlin 🚀

  • Discounted public transport passes, fitness memberships, wellbeing program, language classes, corporate benefits, and your choice of a Mac or Windows laptop

  • A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, getting things done attitude, and access to cutting-edge food technologies

  • Free drinks and snacks in the office, regular cheese tastings 🧀, weekly team lunch, and fun team events

  • Innovative Office & Lab Experience


Formo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, genetic information, color, physical or mental disability, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Legendairy Foods was founded in 2018 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation ...

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