Computer Scientist or Physicist (f/m/d)

vor mehr als 7 Tagen

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, more than 9.000 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in research, academic education, and innovation.

We are looking for the Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC), starting 01.01.2022 and limited to 30.09.2026 for a

Computer Scientist or Physicist (f/m/d)
– DevOps Engineer –

The Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC) as central scientific institution and center for data-intensive computing at KIT is playing a leading role within the PUNCH4NFDI project in the conception, development and automated operation of a federated and nation-wide distributed compute infrastructure.

The successful candidate is expected to explore, develop and operate new highly efficient compute and storage technologies in an ambitious and dedicated team. To complement the federated compute infrastructure and to ensure efficient access to external hosted data, the application of distributed and coordinated data caches in conjunction with the introduction of data-locality aware scheduling is envisaged.

Additional tasks of the successful candidate include the deployment and testing of a federated and distributed multi petabyte storage solution (Datalake), which is developed in another PUNCH4NFDI sub-topic by external partners. As well as the representation of the SCC in the relevant PUNCH4NFDI working groups.

In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate publishes her/his scientific results in renowned journals and presents them at national/international conferences.

If desired, there will be the opportunity to obtain an extra-occupational doctorate.

What you should bring with you:

  • University degree (diploma/master) in computer science, physics or another equivalent discipline
  • Very good knowledge of at least one object-oriented programing language, ideally Python
  • Very good knowledge of tools and technics for collaborative software development in particular the version control system git, continuous integration & development, as well as test driven development
  • Distinctive experience in the operation and administration of Linux based IT services, ideally using configuration management systems like puppet.
  • Ideally basic knowledge of asynchronous programming and distributed computing.
  • Very good oral and written English language skills.

We offer you an attractive and modern workplace with access to the excellent equipment of the KIT, a varied work, a wide range of training opportunities, flexible working time models and a casino/cafeteria.

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.

Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.

Please apply online until 30th December 2021 using the vacancy number 756/2021 and the reference number 6 to Mr Dominik Meschar, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Human Resources, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany. For further information, please contact Dr.Giffels, phone +49 721 608-28636.

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