EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs more than 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of more than 16,000 people, including over 12,000 students and 4,000 researchers from more than 120 different countries.
Your mission :
The aim of the EPFL Blue Brain Project (BBP), a Swiss brain research initiative founded and directed by Professor Henry Markram, is to establish simulation neuroscience as a complementary approach alongside experimental, theoretical and clinical neuroscience to understanding the brain, by building the world’s first biologically detailed digital reconstructions and simulations of the mouse brain.
We are now looking for a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our Core Services section, which delivers mission-critical IT systems to BBP’s scientists. These IT services include e.g. a 1200+ node HPC cluster, on-premises Openstack and K8s platforms, multi-petabyte parallel file system (Spectrum Scale), multi-petabyte NAS (NetApp) and numerous software platforms used e.g. for scientific software development, configuration management, CI/CD and infrastructure-as-code approaches.Main duties and responsibilities include :
This SRE position would give you opportunities to challenge yourself by:
Your profile :
We expect you to have hands-on experience in the following areas:
We count as advantage your possible experience with:
Operating physical server hardware and data centre infrastructure
Our desired candidate would have:
We offer :
Please provide your CV and also a cover letter (in English) in PDF format.
Start date :
As soon as possible
Term of employment :
Work rate :
1 year, renewable
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered. Files sent by agencies without a mandate will not be taken into account
EPFL is Europe's most cosmopolitan technical university. It welcomes students, professors and collaborators of more than 120 nationalities. EPFL has both a Swiss and international vocation and focuses on three missions: teaching, research and innovation. EPFL collaborates with an important network of partners, including other universities and colleges, secondary schools and gymnasiums, industry and the economy, political circles and the general public, with the aim of having a real impact on society.