Linux Systems Administrator

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Grenoble, RHONE ALPES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Sep 2020

The European Synchrotron, the ESRF, is an international research centre based in Grenoble, France.

Through its innovative engineering, pioneering scientific vision and a strong commitment from its 700 staff members, the ESRF is recognised as one of the top research facilities worldwide. Its particle accelerator produces intense X-ray beams that are used by thousands of scientists each year for experiments in diverse fields such as biology, medicine, environmental sciences, cultural heritage, materials science, and physics.

Supported by 22 countries, the ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

The System and Communication Group (SCG) provides the computing resources and services to support the ESRF in its scientific missions. The SC Group is made of 4 Units: UNIX, Windows, Network and the Helpdesk.

The UNIX unit duties include users' support, definition of technical solutions as well as the provisioning of computing facilities, and the management of data storage, including archiving, of experimental data. The main challenge is to validate and implement state-of-the-art technical solutions for the very demanding scientific activities, while ensuring a very high level of availability and IT-security. To fulfil this mission, the candidate shall have in-depth experience in the following areas:

  •   LINUX Systems administration, including software installation, troubleshooting and user support
  •   Maintenance and evolution of  computing clusters, help users to use batch schedulers and install parallel software/libraries

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