18/03/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Linux System Administrator - Part Time

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    TechnologyInformation technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/04/2019 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    17,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/04/2019

The Center for Brain and Cognition, at Universitat Pompeu Fabra offers a position in Linux system administration for its high‐performance computer cluster. Our cluster currently provides service to twenty users and consists of forty servers and approximately eight hundred computational cores. The new administrator will install and maintain software and also monitor and solve problems regarding the cluster and its associated infrastructure. Emphasis will be placed on the automation and documentation of the administrative tasks. Our cluster is used mainly to perform numerical simulations of models neural systems. The programs carrying out those simulations are written in Python or MATLAB. We may eventually require the administrator to work on the optimization of those programs, once the administration tasks are sufficiently automated.

 

The position is partially funded by the Spanish National project AEI Feder / EU PSI2016-75688-P

Benefits

 

The selected candidate will work part‐time (17.5 hours/week) under a reasonably flexible schedule.

Selection process

How to apply:

Please send a letter of motivation and your CV to projectes.cbc@upf.edu with the reference Tech CBC in the email subject.

We will accept CVs until the position is filled. 

Additional comments

Starting date is as soon as possible. We will accept CVs until the position is filled. This is a temporary position which is renewable.

Information about the Center for Brain and Cognition: https://www.upf.edu/web/cbc

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Technology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Technology: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

 

Required skills:

Knowledge of GNU/Linux systems at administration level (regular use of command‐line tools, configuration of TCP/IP networks and services, good grasp of the properties of networked and local filesystems and of standard security practices).

-Bash and Python scripting.

-Ability to self‐train.

Desired skills:

-Previous system administration experience.

-Numerical/scientific scripting using Python or MATLAB.

-Experience in Slurm administration as a cluster job scheduler icinga/nagios management in order to check node status

-Knowledge of Easybuild as software deployment

 

Other skills:

-Good communication skills (explaining simple procedures to users) and documentation skills (recording and justifying the decisions made).

-Good command of written and spoken English and Spanish.

-Proactive attitude for the resolution of problems and proposals of improvements to the software infrastructure.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
Spain
Barcelona
08018
Roc Boronat 138

EURAXESS offer ID: 390862

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