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Reference : UAR6402-CHRDUR-120
Workplace : VILLEURBANNE
Date of publication : Monday, June 7, 2021
Type of Contract : FTC Technical / Administrative
Contract Period : 12 months
Expected date of employment : 1 July 2021
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Between 2109 and 2642 € gross monthly according to diploma and experience
Desired level of education : Higher than 5-year university degree
Experience required : Indifferent
In the process of enforcing its integration to European computing infrastructure, CC-IN2P3 is participating to few european projects. In one of them, EGI-ACE, we aim at providing layers allowing users to use european-wide computing facilities, hiding the underlying heterogeneity of their computing resources
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team of experts and to participate into ramping up our facility to make it ready for future research challenges.
You will be involved in the deployment of the infrastructure of servers and tools that will host the DIRAC interware underlying the Workload Management System.
You will setup the environment such as the alerting to ensure a reliable platform and the monitoring for analysing the performances and providing visualization.
You will contribute to the day-to-day operations and be in relation with the helpdesk to solve the issues.
You will participate together with the developpers of DIRAC into the upgrade of the platform, deploying and testing new features that can be added to DIRAC to enlarge the service offer.
Aside of this main activity, you will participate into other R&D and other activities related to data processing and computing.
The working environment at CC-IN2P3 is technically challenging and intellectually stimulating as we are currently using or planning to use several technologies including Linux, Python, JupyterLab, Go, git, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack cloud, Kafka, high-performance storage systems, relational and non-relational databases, high-performance long-distance networks, web-based applications.
We don't expect from the candidate to be familiar or to have already experience with all these technologies, but we expect from him the ability to gain experience on the ones he needs to use in the context of her/his activities.
University-level degree or equivalent in computing science, particle physics, astrophysics or a related scientific field is mandatory.
Experience and a demonstrated interest and experience for computing activities and specifically in the context of scientific data mining is required. Usage of delivering production-level software tools from previous experience is an asset.
Both experienced and highly-motivated junior candidates are encouraged to apply for this position.
Beyond the technical skills, the ideal candidate we are looking for has:
• capacity to adapt to the permanently evolving conditions inherent to a scientific enterprise,
• autonomy, creativity, availability,
• good social skills, sense of organization and the ability to work within a multicultural, international, geographically distributed team,
• good communications skills, both oral and written,
• fair practice of English as a working language, both oral and written.
Located in Lyon (France), the IN2P3/CNRS Computing Centre (CC-IN2P3) is an international data centre providing computing, storage and collaborative services to european and international research communities for scientific research, mainly in the field of high energy physics. More than 4,000 users working on 80 international scientific experiments use its services on a 24x7 basis.
Constraints and risks
This position is located in the metropolitan area of Lyon (France) and may require some short-duration travelling in France and abroad.
If you have any questions about this position, please contact email@example.com.
If you become a selected candidate, you will be asked to arrange for recommendation letters to be sent independently by the referees to the same e-mail address above. You will be invited for a first interview, either on-site at the premises of CC-IN2P3 in Lyon (France) or by video-conference depending on the general situation. The interview will be held in English and/or French depending on your language skills and preferences.
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