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Cloud System Administrator

The Danish National Life Science Supercomputing Center, Technical University of Denmark Published: November 24, 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark
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The Danish National Life Science Supercomputing Center, Computerome is an HPC facility specialized for Life Science. Users include research groups from all Danish universities and large international research consortiums as well, as users from industry and the public health care sector. They all benefit from the fast, flexible and secure infrastructure, and the ability to combine different types of sensitive data for computational analysis. Computerome is physically installed at the DTU Risø campus and managed by a strong team of specialists working at DTU Lyngby.

Job description
We are looking for a Cloud System Administrator to join our team of six. The ideal candidate is curious of nature, has strong problem solving skills and prides herself/himself in excellent customer service. In our team, you will have the opportunity of making a real difference while having diverse tasks related to the newest technology.

The installation at the National Life Science Supercomputing Centre comprises of a large Linux cluster and an 8 PB file system, combined with a custom built Cloud secure environment to accommodate sensitive data handling. Besides the daily user support, the system administrators’ responsibility is to ensure stable and secure operation at all times including the supercomputer, network, backup, Cloud and various database solutions.

Required qualifications include:

  • 5+ years’ experience with Cloud solutions and services
  • Experience with Linux Bash scripting, PowerShell scripting would be a plus
  • Experience with vRealize Automation would be a plus
  • Experience with VMware Cloud administration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Linux and Windows server administration in Cloud environment
  • Experience with Docker and Containers
  • Strong secure data handling skills
  • Competency with system and network log analysis
  • Proven experience, ability and eagerness to help end users on all levels
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written

What we offer

We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with the focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on high-level professionalism among our staff, so skill development is an integral part of our organization. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe.

Salary and appointment terms
Terms of appointment and payment according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC) or any other relevant agreement.

Application and contact
Please, submit your online application no later than the 4 December 2020. Apply online at

Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates.

If you would like additional information about the position, feel free to contact Operations Manager Bo Sørensen at

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,000 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.

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