Working for the steep GmbH


As a technical service provider, the various skills and the commitment of our employees constitute an indispensable basis for being successful and providing continuous high-quality services for our customers.

To achieve this goal, we offer a flexible working environment with flat hierarchies and an open corporate culture, in which each individual is able to contribute and develop his or her potential. Our employees identify with the company and its goals and demonstrate their performance capabilities every day.

We support and encourage our employees in the implementation of their various tasks and develop their individual skills. Within the frame of our service philosophy, trained and motivated employees are an important factor in the satisfaction of our customers.

At various locations, including Bonn, Schrobenhausen and Ulm, steep offers vocational training in different specialist areas. Details on our training

In 2019, the job portal Yourfirm awarded steep with the title “Top Employer for Medium-Sized Businesses”.

Become part of our team and success. We are looking forword to receiving your application.

steep as Employer

steep as Employer

Our range of competences

steep GmbH is a technical service provider with headquarters in Bonn and more than 30 other locations in Germany and Europe. For more than 50 years, around 800 employees have been successfully consulting and supporting industrial and public clients in the fields of IT, system, radar and measurement as well as testing technology – from development and system integration to documentation and user training.

What does steep mean?

The word ‘steep’ mirrors aspects of the service portfolio and consists of s for service, t for training, e for engineering, e for energy und p for products.

What makes steep attractive as an employer?
  • Experience: Our broad range of services is based on more than 50 years of experience in the industry, but also on long-standing customer relationships.
  • Consistency: Our goal is a long-term cooperation with our employees. This is possible due to our long-running projects and our customer structure.
  • Our Employees: As a service provider, we depend on the competences of our employees. Their expertise and motivated commitment make us a reliable partner for our customers at all times.
What do we offer our employees?
  • A very diverse spectrum of tasks and projects
  • Flexible and long-term development perspectives for anyone who is willing to participate actively and is open to new ideas.
  • Individual continuing education and training opportunities
  • Flat hierarchical levels, short communication and decision-making processes
  • A creative and constructive mix of competences consisting of experienced employees and junior staff
  • A very personal working atmosphere in the everyday work, but also corporate events such as company run, summer party and Christmas party.
  • An appreciative and family-friendly corporate culture, ranging from flexible working hours to gratuity payments for births or company anniversaries.
  • An entrance into permanent employment, but also on a freelance basis, both for junior staff and experienced professionals.
  • Attractive application possibilities for former members of the Bundeswehr
  • Germany-wide sports offer in cooperation with the company Urban Sport Club
Our management principles

Every single employee contributes to the realisation of our common vision and to earning the trust of our customers time and again. The commitment and trusting cooperation of our employees are therefore fundamental to our work as a technical service provider. In addition to economic success and promoting sustainability in the company, one of our essential goals is to maintain these qualities.

Our daily cooperation is based on respect, tolerance and responsibility for a human, satisfying and successful corporate culture. This is central to the actions of steep managers. Their daily work is guided by personal responsibility, equal treatment and commitment.

We promote ideas and innovations within the company and a performance culture in which responsibility and the associated decision-making powers are transferred. The focus lies equally on future orientation and customer and employee satisfaction.

Vocational Training & Studies

Vocational Training & Studies

Vocational Training

We want to offer young people a vocational training and thus provide them with perspectives for the future.

It is important to us that you receive qualified support during your training and you receive a reliable employment perspective after your successful completion.

Depending on the location, we are currently training in the following professions:

  • IT-Specialists

You will learn how to analyze, plan, implement, test and document complex IT-systems, depending on the vocational training subject, either in system administration or in software development. On the basis of practical tasks/problems you will be taught competences in consulting and customer care as well as general commercial backgrounds.

  • Computer Science Clerk

You will learn how to procure and manage information technology and telecommunications systems. On the basis of practical tasks/problems you will be taught competences in consulting and customer care as well as general commercial backgrounds.

  • Industrial Clerks

You will pass through all commercial departments and acquire practical knowledge of the commercial processes in a service company.

  • Electrician for Devices and Systems

You will learn how to plan and control production processes of devices, manufacture components and devices themselves, as well as how to commission and maintain them. You will set up systems according to customer requirements and operate and manage them.

  • Industrial Mechanic

As an industrial mechanic specializing in mechanical and plant engineering, you check assemblies and installed machines for proper functionality. You will learn how to use CNC-controlled machine tools and perform regular inspection and maintenance work.

Current vacancies for vocational training are listed in the job advertisements.

Integrated Degree Programme

In addition to traditional vocational training, we offer an integrated degree programme in Business Informatics and IT Consulting in cooperation with the FHDW in Bergisch Gladbach. The theory periods at the FHDW alternate quarterly with the practical periods at the Bonn location. The duration of the studies is three years.

During the practical phases, you will gain an insight into the service portfolio and the various functional areas of our company. You will be actively involved in various projects in all areas of our IT services division and assume responsibility for tasks at an early stage. The theoretically acquired knowledge can thus be applied directly in practice.

Working as a student trainee/ Internships

In many areas of our company, interns (m/f) and working students (m/f) have the opportunity to gain initial professional experience and apply the knowledge acquired in school, vocational training or studies in practice.

We will gladly check whether we can offer you an internship or a job as a working student at the desired time.


In case of questions concerning vocational training, studies and internships with the steep GmbH, please contact Mrs Birgit Bernardy.

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Katrin Eisele

Working for steep is flexible, interesting and challenging.

Franz Habermayr

What I appreciate most about steep is the wide range of training opportunities, the flat hierarchies and the respectful, almost friend-like atmosphere.

Tilo Schneider

On the one hand, I see steep as a real player, but on the other hand, the company provides family atmosphere, especially when it comes to cooperation, cohesion and speed of decision.

Stefan Lambach

steep offers me a wide range of activities in a highly interesting working environment. The company constantly improves its corporate culture and its business areas, so that new and interesting work contents and challenges arise for me again and again.

Marc-Eric Scholz

For me, steep is loyal, friendly and (still) exciting.

Björn Mende

In my opinion, steep stands for customer orientation, team spirit and quality.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information on current vacancies?

Our current job offers can be found in the job market on our career page.

How can I apply for a job at steep?

Search for a suitable vacancy in our job market and apply directly online via our application management system. The process takes a maximum of 5 – 10 minutes. Of course, existing documents/files (ideally in pdf-format) can be uploaded easily. If you are unable to apply online, please send us your application by e-mail or regular mail.

What documents do I need to submit?

In order to get a comprehensive first impression of you, we look forward to receiving your individual cover letter/letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and the most relevant references (max. 5). If special references/certificates are important for the vacancy, we will mention this in the job advertisement or, if necessary, request them separately in the next step.

Can I change my application after submission?

You can update your application details at any time. Please log in with your access data. Under the menu item “Edit Application” you can make changes or, in case of a cancellation on your part, delete your data.

What happens to my data?

We treat your personal data strictly confidential and, of course, in accordance with the legal requirements of data protection. If you are no longer interested in working with us and inform us accordingly, your data will be deleted from our system.

How does the application process work, i. e. what happens after I have applied?

Your application will be thoroughly examined by our human resources department and respective colleagues. We will try to respond as soon as possible. If the feedback is delayed, we ask for your understanding, as we are very interested in a careful and comprehensive examination.

If the answer is positive, you will be invited to a personal meeting. In some cases, we conduct a brief telephone interview in advance to clarify important aspects quickly and pragmatically before a personal meeting. After a personal meeting, we usually have a second interview in which we discuss the final framework conditions with you. You will be introduced to future colleagues and your future job to you in more detail. This way, we get to know each other even better and get a solid basis for the final decision on possible cooperation.

We will always inform you about the status and procedure of your application. Should any questions arise in the meantime, or should something change in your application situation (e. g. if you are under pressure to make a decision), please contact us.

I am interested in several positions: Is it enough if I apply only once or do I have to submit several applications?

It is enough if you apply once and indicate which other position (or location) you are also interested in. Our human resources department will take this into account during the examination.

What should I do if I do not find a suitable vacancy but still think that steep is an interesting employer?

If we do not offer a suitable vacancy for you at the moment, but you would like to stay informed about our job offers, we provide the possibility to set up a job subscription. This way, you are automatically informed about new jobs that might be interesting for you.

You are also welcome to send us an initiative application via our applicant management system, which we will check internally for a possible employment. If no employment is possible or planned at the moment, you have the opportunity to join our talent pool. This way, we can quickly contact you in case of a later necessity.

Is there a probationary period? If so, how long is it?

We are generally interested in long-term cooperation with our employees. Therefore, we usually offer employment contracts with the usual six-month probationary period.

Is freelance work possible?

We are generally interested in long-term cooperation with our employees and therefore prefer a permanent position. Due to our core business, project management, we need to act flexibly so that we also work with freelance employees depending on the project. This is indicated accordingly in our job advertisements. Freelancers can also apply to us via our applicant management system.

What other social benefits does steep offer?

We offer benefits for company pension funds, flexible working hours and sports facilities in cooperating fitness studios across all locations. In addition, there are site-specific services, such as additional company holidays in addition to 30 days’ annual leave, company cafeteria and employee parking.

We will be happy to inform you personally about the offers that are relevant for your desired location. Task-specifically, we offer, for example, individual company car agreements and home office regulations, as long as they fit into the overall operational structure.

Which vocational courses / study models are offered?

We are committed to training and further qualifying our own junior staff at an early stage. This is part of vocational training or an integrated degree programme. It is important to us that you receive qualified support during your training and you receive a reliable employment perspective after your successful completion.  For this reason, we only offer positions for an integrated degree programme or vocational training on a demand-oriented basis.

Current vacancies for vocational training are listed in the job advertisements.

Job Offers

Job Offers

If you want to support us in fulfilling our interesting and diverse tasks, we look forward to receiving your convincing application. Please contact the specified contact person in the job offer.

In case of general questions, please contact our Human Resources Department in Bonn.

Job Offers

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The information will be treated as confidential in accordance with valid legal requirements on data protection.

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Contact Persons

Lieselotte Ayadi

Head of Human Resources

+49 228 6681 601

Birgit Bernardy

HR Specialist

+49 228 6681 342

Sabine Kosbau-Rese

HR Specialist

+49 228 6681 399

Claudia Schumburg

HR Specialist

+49 228 6681 591

Patrick Schorn

HR Specialist

+49 228 6681 700

Michaela Schimmang

HR Specialist Recruiting

+49 228 6681 465

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