Junior IT Infrastructure Engineer (Linux)

IT Compartment

    Scope of work:
  • The Junior IT Infrastructure Engineer's activity consists in providing support in operating, and maintaining the IT services within ELI-NP such as E-mail(Postifix+Dovecot), Webmail(Squirrelmail), DHCP, Web, VPN, all based on Linux(CentOS7). Also he/she will be involved in the operation of the virtualized IT infrastructure of ELI-NP. In the case of virtualized IT infrastructure the focus area consists of the hypervisor layer (CentOS/KVM) and of the associated components, services (incl. container providers: Docker) and/or applications. Furthermore, the IT Infrastructure Engineer will provide specialist support for the preparation and/or review of the technical documentation for IT equipment purchases within the ELI-NP Departments
  • Main Responsabilities:
    Main Tasks:
    • Support in operation and maintenance processes of the IT services, and ensure their optimal, highly-available functioning
    • Manage the VPN and E-mail users accounts
    • Responsible with back-up operations
    • Involved in operation and development of the DHCP service(firewall configuration, routing table maintenance)
    • Take part in the operation and maintenance processes of the IT infrastructure used for the web services
    • Install, configure, and maintain the virtualization infrastructure components and related third-party software utilities within the operational guidelines of the Institute
    • Root Cause Analysis and Problem Management for the services related to the aforementioned items
    • Serve as an escalation point for complex internal support and troubleshooting cases
    • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all underlying resources, systems and key processes, periodically reviewing system and application logs
    • Create and maintain system documentation for domain technologies, including installation, configuration, and appropriate troubleshooting steps
    • Provide knowledge transfer to colleagues as required
    • Effectively collaborate with cross-departmental teams and provide SME guidance/feedback
    • Be involved in providing technical support for the infrastructure services (computing, storage, networking) offered by the ELI-NP IT Compartment
    Professional background:
    • Higher education graduate with an engineering diploma, preferably in a computer-science related major
    • Good knowledge of Linux
    • Ideally a first job/traineeship experience in IT
    • Experience with scripting and/or monitoring tools represents a plus
    • Solid general understanding of IT
    • Good interpersonal skills, a strong team spirit and a result-oriented attitude, as well as a capability to deliver when working under tight deadlines
    • Ability to establish new standards for quality, performance or productivity
    • Fluent in English
    Working arrangements/Conditions of employment:
    • Full time position, based in Bucharest - Magurele, Romania .
    • Included: private medical coverage, paid annual leave.
    • Motivating salary, at European level, based on qualifications and experience.
    • The candidate should be available to travel abroad for scientific collaboration at various research infrastructures, for part of their time.
    The applications shall be accompanied by the documents requested in the Rules of Selection for this position.
    The applications shall be sent to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@eli-np.ro