Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

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The Information and Communication Technology department (ICT) hosts a dynamic computing environment (CPU, GPU, and Cloud Computing) and participates in Europe-wide hybrid cloud infrastructure development projects, among others. The department is responsible for the mass storage systems for our highly dynamic and innovative research groups.

In collaboration with a highly dynamic and innovative team of researchers e.g. at Helmholtz AI, the Institute of Computational Biology and the Institute of AI for Health, we develop applications in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning.

At the center we provide the IT infrastructure for artificial intelligence, deep learning and big data analytics and are looking for a

IT System Administrator (m/f/d) 100470

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Your responsibilities

  • Life-cycle management of the institute’s server infrastructure (deployment, update, monitoring and maintenance)
  • Monitoring and maintenance of the institute’s storage infrastructure
  • Monitoring and maintaining the institute’s web tools and platform services
  • Basic user administration in an Active Directory domain
  • Administration of the institute’s user hardware
    • Documentation of the computational infrastructure

        Your qualifications

        • Completed vocational training as a system administrator and comparable IT profession or Bachelor in Informatics or IT-related fields
        • Familiarity with Linux command line interace, including shell/bash based scripting
        • Experience in Linux based server environments
        • Conceptual understanding of storage mechanisms such as RAID
        • Experience with MacOS and Windows operating systems
        • Proficiency in spoken and written English and German
        • Good interpersonal communication skills

          Desirable qualifications

          • Know-how in using workload manager systems (Slurm)
          • Experience with IT automation (e.g. using Ansible) and monitoring
          • Experience with containerized environments such as Docker
          • Experience with Git repository

          What we offer you

          continuous education & training
          work life balance
          flexible working hours & time off in lieu
          30 days annual leave
          onsite health management service
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          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.

          Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is full-time and (initially) limited to 2 years.

          To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age until 31.01.2021. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

          We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application.


          If you have further questions, simply contact Alf Wachsmann on +49 89-3187-2488.

          Helmholtz Zentrum München
          Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
          Information and Communication Technology department (ICT)
          Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

          85764 Neuherberg near Munich

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