Senior IT Systems Engineer

CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Job Location: 
3400 - 3750 EUR gross (14 x per year)

Health, accident, pension and unemployment insurance; cafeteria; guest apartment house

Job Description: 

We are looking for a Senior IT Systems Engineer with strong interest in HPC, experience in deploying and configuring complex open source packages and in managing Cluster schedulers. Solid background in UNIX, Linux, scripting and parallel File systems is mandatory. This position requires a BS degree in EE/CS or 5 years or more of hands-on experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of Frauenhofer Parallel File system (FhgFs), Bright Cluster Manager and SLURM job scheduler would be an advantage.

Support of scientific computing cluster

Supermicro SYS-F627G2-F73+, Sandy Bridge based Xeon cpu’s 256 cores, 4 TB RAM, FDR Infiniband interconnect, SAS connected FhgFs 4 Fileservers 1 Metadata Server 380 TB net capacity, FC attached SAN 108 TB net capacity. Expected growth of 100 % per year!
The main tasks on the cluster are related to genome-wide proteomics, human genome next generation sequencing, and large-scale statistical modeling and requires the interaction with several groups at CeMM including Michael Pilz (CeMM IT), Jacques Colinge (Bioinformatics, Computational Proteomics) and Christoph Bock (Bioinformatics, Epigenomics).

Applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full CV, including the names of referees or recommendation letters, as well as certificates, and should also be willing to do a pre-interview by video.

Deadline for Applications: March 31, 2014

Please apply via e-mail:

Salary: 3.400 – 3.750 EUR gross, depending on qualification and experience.

Contact Information: 

CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Lazarettgasse 14, AKH BT 25.3
1090 Wien

About Our Organization: 

The CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine is an international and interdisciplinary research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Driven by medical needs, CeMM integrates basic research and clinical expertise to pursue innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches focused on cancer, inflammation and immune disorders. CeMM is located in a new tailor-made building at the center of the Vienna Medical University campus, within walking distance of Vienna’s historical city center. According to a study by “The Scientist”, CeMM is among the top-5 best places to work in academia world-wide ( Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live. It is a United Nations city with a large English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, as more than 30 different nationalities are represented.

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