IT at HOFER

Jump-start your career

Are you ready to help shape the digital future of HOFER? Jump-start your career in IT with a high-speed boost at HOFER now! In our state-of-the-art ALPHA Retail Network in Eberstalzell, over 150 experts oversee the introduction and optimisation of domestic and international IT systems, applications and software solutions for our various business areas. Join our innovative team and become part of our exciting project work.

Teamwork is a top priority for IT Manager Andreas

As a HOFER employee, Andreas places particular emphasis on optimal system interaction. As an IT Manager, he also promotes the collaboration of his 25-member expert team, which also includes two apprentices.
 

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Our IT teams: Behind the scenes of daily business

Infrastructure

The Infrastructure team is indispensable for smooth digital operations: It manages the availability of PCs, operating systems, networks and more to provide optimal support for our over 23,000 colleagues working in Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary and Slovenia. In addition, the department is driving exciting “New Work” initiatives with collaborative systems and examines support options using smart glasses and augmented reality. IT Security is in charge of digital security, providing security concepts and IT security consulting, IT data protection and much more.

Development

Are you fluent in JAVA, .NET and Angular and interested in further expanding your knowledge of programming languages? As part of the Development team, you design prototypes for innovation projects and carry out performance analyses and simulations. This allows our company to develop a wide range of agile software projects in-house, with short throughput times and at optimal cost.

From coding to corporate

From ordering systems in stores or finance applications, software for analysing supply chains in logistics or contract management in buying to HR systems such as payroll or our e-learning options – the work of our IT expert teams ensures that employees have access to custom-tailored IT solutions for their daily tasks and projects in all business units. Work at the interface of coding and practice and help us develop national and international applications for our digital future.

IT, at an international scale

Eberstalzell as well as our International Management Holding (IMH) in Salzburg is home to the expert teams working to implement international topics from a wide range of IT areas such as designing efficient procedures in global buying, financial and administrative units.

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03.12.2021

The South African, Sean Smit, turned his life upside down in 2020. After months of strict lockdown in South Africa, he decided to change his life fundamentally. He discoverd a job ad from the International Management Holding of HOFER, applied for it and received a job offer. He moved to Austria with his partner and started his HOFER career in International Supply Chain Management in November 2020. Sean told us more about his life-changing decision in the following interview.

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12.05.2021

In addition to a wide range of career paths, HOFER offers numerous benefits to its employees. In this post, you will learn more about our employee benefits and how they can help you save money. We also asked three of our employees to share their favourite HOFER benefit.

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We are proud holders of the equalitA quality seal for internal promotion of women

29.04.2021

At HOFER, professional success is determined by potential, not gender. We take numerous measures to ensure that women and men have the same career opportunities across all positions and that equal pay is not just something we give lip service to. Our efforts were recently recognised with the equalitA quality seal for internal promotion of women – awarded in person by Federal Minister Margarete Schramböck.

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