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Be part of our digital transformation

At the European Patent Office (EPO), we are in the midst of a major transformation, building a DevOps practice and making the agile principles a reality. It's like nothing we've ever done before!

Our mission is to support innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe. We pride ourselves on taking innovation seriously and, in line with our Strategic Plan 2023, are fully committed to digital transformation within the EPO. 

With the first projects in this area about to be launched, we are looking for highly creative talent keen to meet the challenges of change in a broad range of disciplines across the IT field.

Stay tuned, vacancies to follow soon!

  • Engineers and Solutions Architects
  • Infrastructure and Security Specialists
  • Software Developers
  • Technical Application Owners (Document, Content and Knowledge Management)
  • Technical Application Owners (Facilities and Technical Services)
  • Technical Application Owners (Patent Grant Process)
  • Technical Application Owners (SAP Specialist)
  • Test Automation Specialists
  • UI/UX Designers
  • Data Analysts
  • Business Partners
  • Business Analysts


These roles are a tremendous opportunity for you to both demonstrate and deepen your skills in a multicultural environment, working alongside colleagues from more than 40 countries.

The EPO provides excellent training opportunities, including:

✓ on-the-job learning
✓ internal development programmes
✓ external courses and online training

In addition to the IT training portfolio on offer, we recently revamped our entire management training package and provide in-house courses to hone your soft skills, your personal effectiveness and your project management skills.