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Reference : UMS3598-ARIALL-005
Workplace : PARIS 06
Date of publication : Friday, June 07, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Technical / Administrative
Contract Period : 12 months
Expected date of employment : 1 September 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Remuneration between 2139 and 2727 euros brut monthly depending on experience
Desired level of education : 3-year university degree
Experience required : Indifferent
The technical coordinator will be recruited as part of the H2020 OPERAS-P project, which aims to support the development of the OPERAS Research Infrastructure at the strategic, legal and technical levels. The main tasks of the technical coordinator recruited will be to ensure the coordination of OPERAS' three main technical platforms (book certification, data discovery, linking researchers with socio-economic actors). He/she will also be responsible for designing the technical part and future needs of the OPERAS Research Infrastructure, in coordination with the technical pole of the TGIR Huma-Num. In addition, he/she will be involved in decision-making on technical issues in close collaboration with the two OPERAS coordinators.
In the context of OPERAS' application for the ESFRI roadmap:
- collection of information on the information systems (network, storage, software, interoperability standards) of the infrastructure partners
- definition, design and implementation of a method for analyzing this information
- unified representation of the OPERAS information system and projection of needs according to the 10-year roadmap for infrastructure development
After the application has been submitted:
- technical coordination of OPERAS-P project work packages related to the technical development of the infrastructure and relevant OPERAS infrastructure working groups (multilingualism, tools, standards)
- preparation of the implementation of the authentication service (AAI) developed by EGI (https://www.egi.eu/) on OPERAS services
- urbanization of the OPERAS information system in coordination with the system administrators of the core services of the infrastructure.
- implementation of possible small integration developments and management of development providers
- support for the integration of OPERAS services into the European catalogue of research support services within the framework of the EOSC (European Open Science Cloud).
Expected technical knowledge:
- project management methodology
- good knowledge of the architectures and technical environment of information systems
- information and communication systems security
- administration of operating systems (Linux, Windows) and databases
- knowledge of data structuring, publishing and transmission standards (Dublin Core, XML, OAI-PMH etc.)
- standard programming languages (Java, Python)
- knowledge of Semantic Web technologies
General operational skills:
- anticipating functional and technical developments
- clarifying and prioritizing needs
- changing management techniques (general knowledge)
- acting as an advisor or decision-making aid
- leading a team
- communicating and demonstrating pedagogy
Specific operational skills
- good knowledge of the technologies used in the field of Digital Humanities or digital publications
- synthesis capacity
- excellent command of written and oral expression in English and French (level B2-C1)
- ability to operate in an international and distributed environment
- a good understanding of the technical development of projects
- foresight capacity
- ability to work in different teams and to liaise between them
- keen curiosity about technological innovations
- ability to be responsive
- a sense of confidentiality
Education and experience(s):
- The candidate will have completed a solid course in information systems engineering
- Participation or experience in projects in a European context would be an asset
- Ideally, the candidate will have participated in at least one SHS project with a strong Digital Humanities background.
The OPERAS-P project will start in September 2019 for a period of 24 months and will involve 11 partners in Europe.
One of the aims of the project will be to write OPERAS' application for the ESFRI - European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures roadmap.
OPERAS (Open Access in the European Research Area through Scholarly Communication in SSH) is a pan-European Research Infrastructure on the ESFRI roadmap, in the process of becoming an ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) type consortium. OPERAS is coordinated by two French Research Infrastructures, OpenEdition and Huma-Num.
Huma-Num is a TGIR (Very Large Research Infrastructure) aimed at facilitating the digital shift in research in SHS (Human and Social Sciences). To fulfil this mission, the Huma-Num TGIR is built on an original organization consisting in implementing a human (collective consultation) and technological (sustainable digital services) system at national and European level, supported by a large network of partners and operators. The Huma-Num TGIR is supported by the UMS 3598, which brings together the CNRS, the University of Aix-Marseille and the Condorcet Campus.
For more information: http://www.huma-num.fr and http://operas-eu.org
The technical coordinator will be recruited by the TGIR Huma-Num (CDD CNRS) for a period of 12 months from 1 September 2019. The person will be assigned to the Paris region.
Constraints and risks
Frequent travel in France and Europe is to be expected.
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