Techniker Krankenkasse (TK)

Each of us has a health insurance company of some kind and Techniker Krankenkasse, or just Die Techniker, is one of the best in Germany. But it is not only an excellent health insurance company, but also an excellent employer.

Die Techniker
Techniker Krankenkasse offers exciting job opportunities. | ©TK

Hopefully we all know what health insurance is, right? Each of us has our own health insurance, into which we pay monthly and which in return covers our treatment costs, etc. But which health insurance company should you go to? After all, you have the freedom to choose... Techniker Krankenkasse is a very good choice, as it has been voted Germany's best health insurance company for the 17th time. And it doesn't stop with the services for its customers, because TK is one of the best employers in Germany, as a winner of the Great Place to Work, Germany's Best Employers award.

The Techniker Krankenkasse is also an interesting employer, especially for tech-savvy job seekers. Whether the TK app, the electronic health record, the e-certificate of incapacity for work or the e-prescription, the TK are pioneers in the digital sector. If you are interested in IT topics and are looking for an excellent employer with lots of benefits, you should pay the TK a visit.

TK is actually also involved in gaming and even specifically in the esports space. For example, Die Techniker is part of the Esports Player Foundation, as well as a partner of the League of Legends Prime League and the Uniliga. But even that is not enough, because TK also actively works with esports teams such as the Unicorns of Love and Eintracht Spandau.

TK Prime League
TK are now also active as a partner of the Prime League in League of Legends. | ©TK

Techniker Krankenkasse: What can you do there?

Many of you are probably like me at first and ask yourself, “What exactly does it mean to work for a health insurance company?” To answer this question, all you need to do is take a quick look at the TK Careers pages. Whether you are a frontend, backend or full stack dev, admin, DevOps or system engineer, you will find a wide range of jobs here, especially within IT sector. And these are not just direct employment positions, but also options for internships and dual study programs.

If you're looking for a good job in the IT industry, then TK is exactly the right employer for you. Take a look at our job page, where you will find both the TK and a variety of other interesting jobs for gamers.