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Astron · Standplaats: Dwingeloo · 12 oktober 2020
Are you a flexible, accurate administrator and a team player? Your second home is your Linux server park? You are familiar with high performance system administration in combination with large data volumes and want to work in a dynamic international scientific environment? Then you might be our new
As a system administrator, you will work within the Business Support & Services, in the Finance, ICT and Facilities group on the hardware infrastructure of the LOFAR and WSRT (Westerbork) telescopes. LOFAR is a unique radio telescope that consists of antenna stations spread over Europe connected by a high speed network to a central processing facility. At this location a GPU-based cluster reduces the data real-time and an HPC compute cluster of 50 multi-core nodes processes the data on a multi-petabyte Lustre filesystem. The system generates six petabytes of science data-products each year that are made available to the astronomical community via a distributed archive.
You strive to provide excellent service to our scientific clients by maintaining stable and efficient server operation and delivering them the data they need for their research. You will collaborate with scientists at ASTRON and at European universities and with specialists at some of the top HPC institutes in Europe to build towards the next generation of scientific data services. These services are centered around our fast growing distributed data stores of LOFAR and WSRT, currently totaling more than 24 PB. Together with the administrators in all ASTRON departments, and the compute center (CIT) from the University of Groningen, you will enhance the overall performance and reliability of the system and prepare it for future developments.
As a system administrator your main focus is:
The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions ("CAO-onderzoeksinstellingen"). We offer:
ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, is located just outside Dwingeloo in Drenthe. Its mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen via the development of novel and innovative technologies, the operation of world-class radio astronomy facilities and the pursuit of fundamental astronomical research.
ASTRON is a major partner in the worldwide collaboration working towards the realization of the future Square Kilometre Array telescope.
More information about ASTRON can be found on our website www.astron.nl and www.jobsatastron.nl. More information about this vacancy please contact Erika Timmerman, HR Officer, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can apply for this job on www.jobsatastron.nl, by sending your motivation and curriculum vitae. The closing date is October 23, 2020. The first round of interviews will be held on Thursday November 5, 2020.
Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.