Virtualization Services Head of Unit (f/m/d)

Clearstream Services S.A. • Frankfurt am Main, Prague, Luxembourg

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main, Luxembourg, Prague

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Field of activity


Core Infrastructure Services has the responsibility for the shared IT infrastructure for Deutsche Börse Group. We operate out of Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Prague, Chicago and Zürich.

We are looking for a Manager for the Virtualization Services unit. In this role, you will lead a team of 6 persons based in Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Prague and Zürich. The team you will manage is responsible for the provision and operation of the VMware based systems virtualization infrastructure for Deutsche Börse Group.





  • Manage effectively a team distributed across several locations.

  • Hire, mentor and motivate people to achieve productivity and engagement. Evaluate employees performance.

  • Ensure the day-to-day activities are executed in a timely manner, according to the highest standards, ensuring high service delivery levels and customer satisfaction.

  • Drive the continuous improvement of service delivery quality through efficient processes and procedures, report on operational performance and suggest improvements.

  • Drive innovation and transformation of the systems virtualization infrastructure, both on premise and within our selected public Cloud providers.

  • Oversee the implementation of technology solutions.

  • Lead new initiatives and projects. Define and control tasks, deliverables and timelines, with the ability to estimate effort and to determine the optimal staffing assignments.

  • Oversee expenses and budgeting to help the organization optimize costs and benefits.

  • Ensure compliance with internal policies, local and international laws and regulations, participate to internal and external audit exercises.



Qualifications/required skills


  • University degree or similar in an IT related discipline.

  • Relevant professional experience is a required, preferably five years or more.

  • Prior work experience as a team lead is a strong advantage.

  • Deep understanding and operating experience of VMware vSphere. Knowledge of other VMware products such as vSAN, NSX, vCloud Director, vRealize Operations or vRealize Automation is a plus.

  • Very good understanding of cloud computing concepts with exposure to Azure, GCP and/or AWS.

  • Very good understanding of information security concepts and tools.

  • Extremely curious about modern technology and cloud.

  • Highly organized, strong communication capabilities.

  • High commitment to quality. High self-responsibility and ownership.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English. French or German language skills would be considered an asset.

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 50 locations from more than 100 nations.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Our values

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

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