Systems Administration Technician

Context & Job description

The Unix unit duties include the users support, definition of technical solutions as well as the management of Data storage and archiving. The aim of this post is :

  • to provide support for all user of Linux,
  • to take in charge infrastructure projects,
  • to participate in the development and maintenance of the ESRF/Linux distribution,
  • to maintain the Linux workstations in offices, laboratories and beamlines (follow-up of reparations),
  • technical control on purchases.

Expected profile

  • You should hold a a vocational qualification or technical degree in Computing Sciences.
  • Sound knowledge of networks.
  • You must have good knowledge of Linux open-source and scripting.
  • You must be able to understand and analyse complex technical information and manage new technologies.
  • Excellent relational skills, team spirit, a service-oriented attitude.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated, with the ability to adapt easily to a new environment and facing new challenges.
  • Proficiency in English (working language at the ESRF) and able to write technical
    documentation.

Working conditions

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your quality of life and your installation in the Grenoble area when relocation is needed.
The monthly salary may be complemented by additional allowances upon eligibility (expatriation allowance, etc.)

Company description

The European Synchrotron, the ESRF, is an international research centre based in Grenoble, France.

Through its innovative engineering, pioneering scientific vision and a strong commitment from its 700 staff members, the ESRF is recognised as one of the top research facilities worldwide. Its particle accelerator produces intense X-ray beams that are used by thousands of scientists each year for experiments in diverse fields such as biology, medicine, environmental sciences, cultural heritage, materials science, and physics.

Supported by 22 countries, the ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

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