Information Technology assistant in the area of data Services and cloud infrastructure

Forschungszentrum Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

JSC - Jülich Supercomputing Centre

Area of research:

IT - Computing

Job description:

Your Job:

In many scientific disciplines, the analysis and management of large data sets have a central role. You will work in an interdisciplinary team at JSC with scientists from other institutes at Forschungszentrum Jülich and european partners in various research fields.Your activities include:

Scientific analysis and development of workflows Porting of applications and user interfaces to the data and compute infrastructure Supporting research groups in managing data and using the cloud infrastructure

Your Profile:

University degree (Bachelor or Master) or scientific university degree in computer science, mathematics of a related subject or comparable education (e.g. mathematical-technical software developer, IT specialist) Knowledge of the OpenStack software platform and its components Knowledge of the Linux operating system and Bash scripting Knowledge of common programming tools and software distribution systems (e.g. Docker, Easybuild) Experience in software development and programming with languages such as Python, Java and C++ Willingness to cooperate intensively with developers and users from science and industry Personal initiative Good command of spoken and written English


Knowledge of web programming (Java Script, php) or web frameworks (Django) Knowledge of web services and distributed systems Knowledge of written and spoken German

Our Offer:

Versatile range of tasks in a committed, experienced team Outstanding research and computing infrastructure of one of Europe's largest research centres The possibility of familiarization with individual task areas Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen A comprehensive further training programme, including English language courses Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Limited until 30.11.2022 with possible longer-term prospects Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD).

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2018-375