Junior Linux systems technician

Centre / Institution:
Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute
Bioinformatics expertise:
Biomedical Informatics
Linux, RHEL, CentOS, bash scripting, Bioinformatics

Job description

Together with the current system administrator and under his supervision, the candidate will carry out tasks of user support, maintenance of microinformatics and system administration.

System administration tasks include:

Server installation, configuration and management: web (apache), databases (mysql, postgresql), storage (nfs, samba, glusterfs), calculation (slurm), virtualization (proxmox).

Official number of the project funding this offer:

PR02717 - H2020-JTI-IMI2-2016- eTRANSAFE M.PASTOR i AL08017 - AGAUR - 2017SGR01020 - CASTELO, Robert

Desired skills and expertise

  • Minimum degree, preferably Systems Engineering.
  • Administrator-level operating systems: Linux (experience with RHEL / CentOS will be particularly appreciated).
  • Languages: bash scripting.
  • English (high level of writing and essential level of conversation).

Minimum experience:

  • 1 year (especially if you have been in a research environment or in relation to bioinformatics / biomedicine).

Will also be valued as an additional knowledge of:

  • Automation: ansible and / or puppet
  • Programming: python
  • Virtualization / containers: proxmox, docker, singularity
  • HPC: slurm
  • Monitoring: Nagios, Elasticsearch + Kibana
  • Databases: MySQL / PostgreSQL
  • Web: apache
  • Backup: bacula


Contract duration and other benefits

We offer:

  • One year contract with continuity options
  • Full day 37.5h / week from Monday to Friday
  • Salary between € 24,000 and € 27,000 gross per year, according to experience / profile
  • Work in an international environment, young and within the field of bioinformatics

Required information and contact

Those interested should send a CV and a letter of motivation to alfons.gonzalez@upf.edu until March 15, 2020.