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Our mission as research center: Discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

The Institute of Translational Genomics at Helmholtz Munich studies genetic and other biomolecular information to understand the mechanisms underlying common diseases. We are looking for a motivated person to assist with the day-to-day system administrative needs at the institute. You will assist in maintaining and updating existing services (internal documentation, analysis solutions…) and deploying new ones as needs arise. You will work in tight collaboration with the Centre’s IT department.

Student Assistant – Support Systems Administration (f/m/x) 101502

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Your mission

  • Assist in monitoring the health of the Institute’s software services and infrastructure
  • Help performing maintenance tasks and keeping software up to date
  • Inform coworkers about the current state of compute resources and upcoming downtime
  • Support deploying software solutions as needed by the Institute’s scientists
  • Help configure and troubleshoot user workstations by performing software maintenance, update and configuration
  • Support resolving IT issues at the institute, liaise with central IT and respond to user queries

Your qualifications

  • Enrolled in Computer Science studies or a related field
  • Experience with Linux system administration, software installation/deployment and dependencies management
  • Awareness of responsibilities associated with privileged access on critical systems
  • Experience with HPC systems and experience with container software are a plus
  • Proactive, independent and analytical mindset
  • Spoken and written fluency in English is essential

What we offer you

Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

This position also provides the opportunity for you to build specialist knowledge and collect significant professional experience, both of which will help advance your scientific career.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TdL). The position is limited to six months.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

Interested?
If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Iris Fischer, 089 3187-3822, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Translational Genomics
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1 

85764 Oberschleißheim

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