The German Climate Computing Centre (DKRZ) is the central simulation and data processing facility for the German climate and Earth System modelling community and is one of the leading facilities in this area. DKRZ not only operates supercomputers in the highest performance class and one of the largest data and archive systems worldwide, we also participate in many national and international projects aiming to improve the software and infrastructure for climate modelling.

Currently, we are offering a position as

IT-Systemadministrator (m/f/d) Cloud-Infrastructure

Your tasks 

  • System administration of the cloud infrastructure and storage systems
  • Support launch of projects on the cloud infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting and optimization (2nd level support)
  • Ensure continuous operation and further development of the systems

Your profile 

  • Successful IT studies or equivalent knowledge
  • Relevant experience in the areas of Linux, cloud infrastructures, software-defined storage, IT security and Kubernetes
  • Hands-on experience with OpenStack in a scientific environment is an advantage
  • Proficiency in common scripting languages (shell, Python, etc.)
  • Good language skills in German and English
  • Strong communication skills
  • High motivation and strong commitment
  • Personal initiative and continuous willingness to learn
  • Service orientation and reliability

Our offer 

  • Challenging task in a leading IT company with flat hierarchies
  • Safe workplace with state-of-the-art technology in the field of climate research
  • Payment according to TVöD Bund
  • Fixed-term contract for an initial period of 2 years
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of working in home-office

The position is located at DKRZ in the systems department and is to be filled at the earliest possible date.

 Please send your detailed application, quoting the reference number DKRZ 04_2022 no later than 25.04.2022 by e-mail to YmV3ZXJidW5nZW5AZGtyei5kZQ==

Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH
20146 Hamburg