The Science Directorate at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, invites applications for a Scientific System Administration Officer.
Description of directorate/division
Overall management and administration of the DMSC and associated work packages. Including day-to-day operation of DMSC, coordination with respect to external partners: universities, the ministry of Science and others. Coordinate the building of the new DMSC house. Administrational support for the DMSC staff, business and project planning and interfacing to ESS administration on recruitment, procurement, travel planning, HR, and legal issues.
Description of main responsibilities
We are currently seeking a Scientific System Administration officer at the Data Management and Software Center placed in Copenhagen (DK). As part of the Data Systems and Technology group you will play a key part in designing and setting up the data center that will store the data produced at the facility, which is currently being constructed in Lund (SE).
A successful applicant will have
- A strong background in computer, technical or natural sciences (Master or Ph.D.)
- In-depth experience with design and implementation of high capacity/high performance storage systems
- Experience with site-to-site synchronisation of stored data
- In-depth experience with HA and site-to-site FailOver services
- Full professional proficiency in English, written as well as oral.
- Experience of working in an international environment is essential
You will become part of a highly skilled team, and get an opportunity to work with state of the art open source DevOps and Cloud technologies. We work according to agile methodology, so expect a high pace, care for quality and strong interaction with other team members. We practice openness and have a high level of trust in the team, that allows us to be very productive while maintaining sane working hours and a high degree of flexibility.
Besides the flexibility to balance work life with private life and good opportunities to further enhance your skills; you will also enjoy being part of an international and vibrant environment welcoming people from all across the world, all collaborating on the challenge of creating a world-class scientific facility.
What ESS can offer
At ESS we offer people with talent and passion a unique opportunity to be involved in the development and building of a world leading facility for materials research.
Besides attractive employment and relocation conditions, the flexibility to balance work life with private life and good opportunities to further enhance your skills; you will also enjoy being part of a company culture that promotes and supports internal career growth.
We pride ourselves in having successful collaboration across different functions, and as the company continues to grow we will keep nurturing the international and vibrant environment welcoming people from all across the world.
Duration & Location
The position is permanent with six months initial probationary period. Your work place will be situated in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The position is to be filled as soon as possible.
Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae and cover letter in English by clicking on the “Ansøg” link and following the instructions. Please note we only accept applications via the ESS website or ESS intranet. Internal candidates are encouraged to apply through the intranet.
The deadline for applications is 2017-10-06.
For more information regarding the ESS recruitment process, please follow this link https://europeanspallationsource.se/ess-recruitment-process. For further information regarding the position, please contact Recruiting Manager, Sune Rastad Bahn, firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Jasleen Chhabda, email@example.com
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