#ExpatJobs: Job vacancies for international people in Leipzig and broader region in Germany (late October)

Getting ready to hit the job market.
Getting ready to hit the job market. Image from gratisography.com.

These are jobs advertised in the past two weeks in Leipzig and environs, plus a list of companies hiring international teachers or translators at the end of this post. For instance, Leipzig International School and Intercultural Elements have a lot of positions available right now.

If you find any job ads you feel like sharing here, please pass them along to us at leipglo@gmail.com, subject line #ExpatJobs. (Disclaimer: Since our resources are limited, our list is not a complete survey of jobs available in the area, and we are neither getting paid nor giving preferential treatment to any companies.) 

Ana Beatriz



VIE/PANGEO – Assistant to Performance & Strategic Purchasing Department (Leipzig)

“Providing water, energy and waste management solutions since 160 years Veolia offers public authorities and industries with a range of water, energy and waste management services vital to human development and sustainable growth in 48 countries around the world… The main objective of the assignment will be to report to Paris and monitor all performance & purchasing measures of the 3 business lines (Water, Waste and Energy) and holding.” READ MORE


International Store Leadership Program (Germany; Belgium; Netherlands; Luxembourg; France)

“You will get a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in international store operations. You grow from the practical foundation of operational experience, as we believe that a solid operational base is essential for being successful as a leader in our company. You add value in store operations and you’re aiming for maximum sales against minimal costs. We offer a huge career opportunity: fast-paced personal growth in both professional skills and in personal development, training, guidance from and exposure to Action’s senior management.” READ MORE


Human Resources (HR) Specialist (Leipzig)

“Our Leipzig office is looking for a communicative individual who can foster productive relationships with employees, build an atmosphere of mutual trust and work with team leaders to discuss the recruitment options available to them. It will be your job to ensure that our Leipzig Software Engineering (LSE) department acts in compliance with local employment laws which will include quickly and efficiently dealing with applicants’ visas. Working with consultants from our Düsseldorf and Palma offices, you will lead the recruitment process, support team leaders by being at hand to share your HR expertise and provide coaching during our semi-annual feedback meetings.” READ MORE

Software Engineer/Web Developer/Entwickler – PHP (Leipzig)

” [You should] demonstrate excellent technical skills while creating and implementing new website features or web service features… You are responsible for the development of our high traffic web applications (e.g. price comparison, hotel booking or B2B applications, web services); [setting] up efficient and high performing database queries in MySQL; [breathing] new life into our front-end development utilizing event based and asynchronous JavaScript; [keeping] an eye on new technologies to ensure trivago stays a trend setter…” READ MORE


Senior Manager Software Engineering – Telematics (Leipzig)

“TomTom Telematics is the fastest growing Business Unit of TomTom, and one of the world’s leading providers of fleet management solutions and professional telematics services, delivered as ‘Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).’ We are looking for a Senior Manager Software Engineering who is experienced in building, leading and motivating high-performing and cross-functional development teams within an agile environment.” READ MORE



Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead for packet processing core (Leipzig) 

“The role requires network security experience in combination with core development and the capability to collaboratively influence the overall Packetwerk business. ” READ MORE

Senior Software Engineer-Virtualization for packet processing core (Leipzig) 

“As a Virtualization Engineer, you will be expected to participate in all phases of the product development cycle, from definition, design, through implementation and test. This includes developing functional specifications, assessing task requirements and scheduling, and participating in development, debug, and support.” READ MORE

Senior Software Engineer for Next Gen Packet Processing GUI (Leipzig) 

“You should have a particular passion for either networking or cyber security but preferably both. We offer wide opportunities to actively contribute to developing and improving our product in a leadership position within our web-based user interface team.” READ MORE

Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead for API (Leipzig) 

“We are looking for a Software Architect & Team Leader for API development able to assume a key leadership role within the company, directly lead one or more engineering teams, has network security experience in combination with packet-processing core development.” READ MORE



Senior Project Manager Business Development E-Commerce (Leipzig) 

“Playing a key role in helping shape the direction of Spreadshirt on numerous business initiatives, you will act as a change agent, systematically driving continuous improvement and change throughout the business, setting the pace of change to grow the business and make it more efficient.” READ MORE



Clinical Specialist (Germany) 

“Reporting to the Sales Manager Davol, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Sales Organisation, training on and support launch of all Biosurgery products in Germany. ” READ MORE


Accountant (Halle)

“Reponsibilities: check and verify source documents such as invoices, receipts, computer printouts; allocate and post financial transaction details to Quickbooks Online; transfer data to general ledger; reconcile and balance all accounts (e.g. credit cards, bank accounts, expense accounts); generate financial statements with QB and Excel (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet); collate and analyze account data and generate financial reports in Excel…” READ MORE

Technical Writer (Halle) 

“Datameer is looking for a Technical Writer, based out of our Halle (Saale) location, for documentation to join our Documentation team. Are you ready to join one of Fast Company’s 50 most innovative tech companies?” READ MORE

UI Engineer (Halle) 

“Are you ready to be a UI Developer (m/f) in Halle (Saale, Germany) for the most cutting-edge big data analytics product? Are ready to join one of Fast Company’s 50 most innovative tech companies? Then look no further and apply!” READ MORE


Business applications senior supervisor, European Air Transport (Leipzig, Leipzig/Halle Airport)

“The Business Applications Senior Supervisor drives administration, daily support and improvement of cross-functional airline business applications, such as TRAX, AIMS, and Q-Pulse – all critical to EAT core processes. Your daily focus will be on the TRAX maintenance, repair, and overhaul application. You will also serve as the central contact point for all application-related matters and promote greater application usage, improving them through enhancements and modifications.” READ MORE


Teachers or translators

  • Leipzig International School: “You would join nearly 200 colleagues, on two campuses, who form a talented international community of teachers from all over the world – and who are fortunate enough to teach children and older students who have a genuine appetite for learning.” POSITIONS AVAILABLE



ICC is always looking for English-language trainers, and also Spanish, German, and so forth. CONTACT INFO

Leipzig Englisch is always looking. However, they prefer trainers to be close to the city centre, that is, they don’t tend to hire people outside Leipzig city limits. CONTACT INFO 

Sprachenzentrum too is always hiring. They really like their trainers to be CELTA or TEFL certified. CONTACT INFO


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