Want to put your IT skills to good use, supporting COVID-19 and other vital biomedical research?
BBMRI-ERIC is hiring a Systems Administrator for our headquarters in Graz. You will be working in a dynamic, international field, supporting services such as the world’s largest directory of human samples for research.
The deadline for applications has been extended to 27 April 2020!
Download the vacancy note here or read on for details!
Job title: Systems Administrator (full-time)
Job location: The Central Executive Management Office of BBMRI-ERIC in Graz, Austria
Job Purpose: The Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting all office operations regarding IT and the infrastructure operations of Common Service IT.
BBMRI-ERIC is a European research infrastructure for biobanking. We bring together all the main players from the biobanking field – researchers, biobankers, industry, and patients – to boost biomedical research. To that end, we offer quality management services, support with ethical, legal and societal issues (ELSI), and a number of online tools and software solutions. Ultimately, our mission is to make new treatments possible.
BBMRI-ERIC offers a unique working environment – as a service provider to the biomedical sciences, as an international organization at the European level, as a partner involved in many European and international projects, as an organizer of Europe’s largest biobanking conference, and as a friendly, diverse office in the heart of a charming Central European city.
The Common Service IT aims to implement core IT services, such as the Directory, the Sample/Data Locator and Negotiator as well as data harmonisation tools and reference tools for biobanks.
• System administration of Windows and Linux servers operated by BBMRI-ERIC Headquarters and Common Services
• Management of Office 365 account for BBMRI-ERIC (account creation, user support)
• Support of office operations regarding IT
• Support of communication technologies (mobile phones, videoconferencing, etc.) for BBMRI-ERIC Headquarters and Common Services
• Supervising managed operations contracted from third parties (e.g., domain hosting and server hosting)
• Sharing responsibility for infrastructure operations of BBMRI-ERIC Common Service IT
• Automation of system administration
• Development of documentation: operation documentation, user documentation
• Knowledge of Windows server administration
• Knowledge of Linux server administration
• Knowledge of virtualisation technologies: Hyper-V, OpenStack, VMWare
• Understanding of IT security, including securing computing and storage systems, security in computer networks, and requirements on processing personal data in computer systems
• Knowledge of scripting languages (ideally Windows shell and PowerShell, UN*X sh/bash, Perl, Python)
• Experiences with administering Microsoft Office 365
• Ability to support Microsoft Office
• Spoken and written German & English
• User-level experience with MacOS
• Knowledge of programming in Java
• LaTeX typesetting
According to European/international standards for similar role, responsibilities and requirements of this function: 55,000.00€ as minimum annual gross salary for a position of 40 hours per week; final salary dependent on terms of qualification and experience.
In addition, you will benefit from:
• standard benefits in Austria
• additional supplementary private health insurance
• private pension plan
• flexible working hours
• a comfortable office in the heart of Graz’s biomedical community
• relocation support for people moving to Graz, upon negotiation
The Systems Administrator will be reporting directly to BBMRI‐ERIC’s headquarters in Graz, Austria. The employment follows Austrian employment law. The jobholder will be asked from time to time to work outside normal working hours and occasionally to undertake national and/or international travel.
Applicants must submit the following:
• A Curriculum Vitae [CV] with photo in English
• A letter of motivation in English or German;
• Supporting documents (for example, certified copies of degrees, references, etc.).
to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27 April 2020.