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Our culture and values

Freedom to achieve great things

Together for the customer

Innovation is our driving force, an exchange-focused team spirit our inspiration: our culture is characterized by our collaborative work towards a digital future. When you develop integrated IT solutions for our customers with the newest technologies, you leave a lasting impression. With mobile and flexible work forms, we offer our employees an agile working environment, founded on trust and personal responsibility. This encourages a committed and innovative work ethic.

People make it happen: Living our Culture

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We are delighted to introduce our new Culture Magazine: peoplemakeithappen. The magazine showcases how we live our culture at T-Systems and gives a lot of practical examples from our colleagues around the world. In this launch issue, more than 25 colleagues from across the globe share their stories and insights on living the T-Mindset and demonstrate how their commitment to living our culture has contributed to their success. Take this great opportunity to learn more about our culture and find out whether it suits you.

Some links within the magazine are for internal use only.

Read more about our Culture

Our guiding principles

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We are actively shaping the development of new digital technologies. Our guiding principles create the basic value system. They outline how we should treat each other and work together:

  • Delight our customers
  • Get things done
  • Act with respect and integrity
  • Team together – Team apart
  • I am T – count on me
  • Stay curious and grow

We live for diversity

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Only with diverse teams can we beat the global competition. For this reason, diversity is the foundation of our culture. It facilitates valuable creative and innovative ideas, projects, and solutions to shape the digital world of tomorrow.

We think and live diversity in every way. 35.5 percent (status: 2018) of all employees at Deutsche Telekom are women. We encourage and support them to actively advance their careers, achieve, an optimal work-life balance and contribute their strengths to digitalization.

Agility as a new work method

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We have identified agile working as an important competitive factor. It is therefore paramount for us that employees are afforded the personal responsibility to collaborate cross-functionally in a highly-motivated way towards a common goal. This allows us to bring customers closer to the process of creating solutions.

Doing the right thing

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Our success is based on integrity, appreciation, and compliance with the law. In our code of conduct, we specify clear and transparent guidelines for all employees.

Collaboration and participation

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We use digital tools to develop excellent IT solutions for our customers. We also use them to support collaboration across teams and functions. With our internal social network and innovative collaboration tools, cross-sector networking and sharing expertise couldn't be easier.

Job search

We offer attractive jobs for every career level – in a global network, with innovative technologies and a new-work environment.

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