Who we are

Performance, innovation and service in IT: this is what we offer around the world for METRO. With a team of 800 IT professionals working for 29 countries, METRO SYSTEMS Romania is innovating daily and is keen in leading METRO world of retailing into the future.

METRO SYSTEMS Gmbh is the internal information technology provider of METRO. METRO SYSTEMS Romania srl is a subsidiary of METRO, having two offices in Romania: one in Bucharest, where about 800 employees work, and one in Brasov, founded in 2014.

So what is METRO SYSTEMS all about?

METRO SYSTEMS supports the companies inside METRO in their business; it has the ability to maintain and supply large merchandise flows as well as innovate. It fulfils duties within business process consulting and engineering. It provides, creates, implements and supports business solutions. It ensures the required infrastructure as data centres and network services. It maintains the group-wide IT strategy and IT governance principles.   

METRO SYSTEMS Romania is the 8th largest software company in Romania and became an ANIS member as of July, 2014.

Managing Directors
Our managing directors: from left Sorin Lapadat and Juergen Boekholt
Our guiding principles

METRO SYSTEMS is an essential value driver for the METRO. As the reliable and integrated IT partner for the METRO, METRO SYSTEMS provides best-in-class IT solutions and services to support business with know-how and technological opportunities.

The services provided by METRO SYSTEMS rest on a solid foundation: consistently implemented business principles guide our actions. Efficient and cost-effective retail processes, fast response and short delivery times are always at the focus of our attention. All activities of METRO SYSTEMS are geared towards providing both our users within the Company and the end consumers exactly the applications and services they need. To achieve this, METRO SYSTEMS Romania sees innovation as a strategic direction. Its specialists permanently improve the workflows by being creative and inventive. This triggers the important aspect of being on top of new technologies and methodologies. They come up with great ideas to sustain the whole value chain through new development methodologies, continuous integration and testing.

METRO SYSTEMS Romania is a trusted employer, offering many perspectives to its employees. For further information, please visit the section.

The new METRO is an internationally leading specialist in wholesale and food retail. At its core, the group consists of the sales lines METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry and Real. METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry is active around the world in the self-service wholesale trade – with more than 750 wholesale stores in 25 countries. Real operates 285 hypermarkets throughout Germany, making it one of the country’s leaders in the hypermarket business.

The group further includes four delivery specialists: Classic Fine Foods, Rungis Express, Pro à Pro and Midban. These companies give METRO a worldwide presence and a strong position in the food service distribution (FSD) sector.

The portfolio of the new METRO also includes the start-up network METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars, which supports entrepreneurial teams from around the world in the development of digital solutions.

Additionally, the four service companies METRO PROPERTIES, METRO LOGISTICS, METRO SYSTEMS and METRO ADVERTISING provide overarching group-wide services in the areas real estate, logistics, information technology and advertising.

METRO - Company Structure
Elena Pușcu, Photo by Eliza Cucereanu

Painter - "Physician for Children's Souls"

I do not want to take it as a praise, although I am proud of this interview of those from ArtMinds. I want to thank to all those of you who, over time, have admired my paintings, they have bought part of them and made it possible to help our colleagues who needed us, even in this way. Your gesture gained more confidence in myself and in what I do, and I continued my approach and continue in this area. Thank you to you all and I dedicate this interview to you.

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Ovidiu Grosu

From a desk to the highest mountain peaks

Ovidiu Grosu has been a colleague of ours for 3 years. He is 29 years old and a graduate from the Automatic Control and Computer Science Faculty of Bucharest. Besides programming, Ovidiu loves climbing mountains. Discover more about Ovidiu's passion for heights.

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Andra Stroe

Coordinating big projects right out of college

Andra had heard good things about METRO SYSTEMS and hoped that a chance to work here would present itself someday. That time came when she least expected it. Andra was on vacation when she saw a job opening posted on a Facebook group and she submitted her resume. Two months later she was really excited to be accepting her first professional position.

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Compliance stands for compliance with legal regulations, company guidelines, processes and standards. As a company within METRO, METRO SYSTEMS is committed to the group-wide compliance guidelines. 

The standardised group-wide compliance programme is intended to ensure that all employees behave in accordance with the statutory regulations and take into account the business principles of METRO.

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