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) High Performance Computing

Your tasks 

  • Conception, setup and system administration of Linux clusters with special CPU architecture (NEC Aurora, ARM, GPU etc.)
  • Deployment and testing of system related software (spack, compiler, mathematical libraries etc.)
  •  user support
  • Troubleshooting and optimization (2nd level support)
  • Ensuring uninterrupted operation and further development of the systems

 Your profile

  • Successful studies in the IT area or equivalent knowledge
  • Relevant experience in the areas of Linux, cluster-management, high-performance computing, compilation and package management (spack)
  • Practical experience with NEC Aurora, ARM or GPU in a scientific environment is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of computer languages (Shell, Python, Fortran etc.)
  • Good language skills in German and English

  • Strong communication skills
  • High motivation and will to experiment
  • 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 to work 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 with the reference number DKRZ 06_2022 by e-mail to YmV3ZXJidW5nZW5AZGtyei5kZQ== until 25.04.2022.

Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH
20146 Hamburg