System Administrators for Computerome (DTU / Lyngby)

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Do you have strong problem-solving skills and a drive for optimizing the operation of a large scale computing infrastructure? Do you want to make a difference in Life Science and utilise the newest technology? Then this is a unique job opportunity for you.

About Computerome

Computerome is a High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility specialized in Life Science. Users include research groups from all Danish universities and large international research consortia as well as users from public health care sectors and industry. They all benefit from the fast, flexible and secure infrastructure, and the ability to combine different types of sensitive data for computational analysis. Computerome 2.0 is physically located at the DTU Risø campus and managed by a strong team of specialists working at DTU Lyngby.

Computerome 2.0 consists of a large Linux cluster and a 16 PB file system, combined with a custom built secure Cloud environment to accommodate sensitive data handling.

The work environment is informal and characterized by a positive pioneer spirit.

Job description

We are looking for two System Administrators to expand our operations team. The ideal candidates are curious of nature, have strong problem-solving skills and pride themselves in excellent customer service. In our team, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference working on tasks related to the newest technology.

The system administrators’ responsibilities are to ensure a stable and secure operation at all times of the supercomputer, network, backup, cloud and various database solutions. Part of the job is also to solve 2nd level incidents and requests from the users.

Required qualifications include:

  • Linux administration experience, perhaps combined with Windows administration experience
  • Basic networking skills
  • Experience with automation and scripting (mainly bash or Python)
  • Basic knowledge about security and monitoring
  • User management (LDAP)
  • Basic knowledge about hardware management
  • Experience in virtualization (mainly VMware)
  • Basic knowledge about logging
  • Proven experience, ability and eagerness to help end users at all levels
  • Proficiency in English, spoken and written

It is an advantage if you also have experience in all or some of the following areas:

  • VMware vRealize Automation
  • Powershell scripting
  • Active Directory
  • Storage
  • Containers (Dockers, Kubernetes)

What DTU Computerome offers

We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We emphasize a high level of professionalism among our staff, and skills 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 24 October 2021 (Danish time).  Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates.

Twins Recruitment serves as recruitment partner on this position.

If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process or the role, you are welcome to contact Recruitment Specialist Mashiah Moltrup-Ryom at +45 2218 7030.

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

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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 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.


Geografi - Lyngby


Mashiah Moltrup-Ryom

IT Rekrutteringsspecialist & Headhunter​

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