IT Systems Engineer

City
Madrid
Pays
Espagne
Application deadline
Mercredi, octobre 2, 2019
Reference number
172
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Description

You will have the opportunity to provide IT Engineering support to the European Space Agency in Madrid, Spain.

Tasks and Activities
  • UNIX (LINUX and SOLARIS), Macintosh and PC System management:
    • Installation, configuration, integration and setting up of new machines with appropriate operating systems and layered software
    • Administration and operation management of computer systems
    • System security management
    • System upgrades, both hardware and operating system.
    • User support (mainly scientists and engineers)
    • Handle the mail aliases and mail distribution lists.
    • Handling/checking/modifying all backups.
    • Definition, implementation and maintenance of IT operational procedures
    • Issues of documentation and technical reports
  • GRID related activities:
    • Installation, configuration, integration, operations, maintenance and upgrade of Grid Engine
    • Support users to adapt their computing tasks to the Grid infrastructure
  • Cloud related activities:
    • Installation, configuration, integration, operations, maintenance and upgrade of RedHat CloudForms middleware
    • Knowledge of other Cloud middleware and hybrid Clouds is an asset
    • Knowledge of Linux containers is an asset
  • Contact with hardware and software suppliers:
    • Definition of hardware/software needs and quotation requests for new purchases and maintenance contracts
    • Logging hardware incidents calls and following the call history.
    • Assisting technician when on site.
  • Others:
    • Installation and administration of container orchestration environments
    • Installation and administration of spark and hadoop cluster
    • Installation and maintenance of storage SAN/NAS infrastructure
    • Installation and maintenance of Virtual Machines
    • Installation and maintenance of compute clusters
    • Interface with external ESA corporate informatics infrastructure service providers
    • Design of network setup requirements and follow up of implementation
    • Request of new network connections.

 

Skills and Experience
  • You have a Master Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • You have specific knowledge is required in the following areas:
    • Container orchestration (e.g. kubernetes)
    • Big data technologies (e.g. spark, hadoop)
    • IT automation technologies (e.g. Ansible, StackStorm, Terraform)
  • You have knowledge of the following:
    • Grid technology (Grid Engine)
    • Cloud computing
    • Storage SAN/NAS technologies
    • Solaris System management
    • Linux (RedHat) system management
    • Virtualization technologies
    • Linux container technologies
    • Backup technologies
    • PC Windows and Macintosh system management
    • Scientific user computer support
    • Network design and requirements
  • You have good interpersonal and communication skills, together with a pro-active attitude to problem solving and customer focus.
  • You are comfortable in an international working environment.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English.

 

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

 

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