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Scientific Code Developer (m/f/div) for HPC

Posted 12 days 21 hours ago by Max Planck Computing & Data Facility

Full Time
University and College Jobs
Bayern, Garching bei München, Germany, 85748
Job Description
The Max Planck Computing and Data Facility (MPCDF), based at the research campus Garching near Munich, Germany, is a competence centre of the Max Planck Society (MPG). The MPCDF operates large supercomputers comprised of more than 10,000 nodes and storage systems hosting several hundred petabytes of data, both online on disks and offline on tape media.

A stable, scalable, and high performance network infrastructure enabling scientists all around the globe to access aforementioned systems is key to MPCDF's success.

The Max Planck Computing and Data Facility (MPCDF) is looking for

Network Engineers (m/f/x)
Job ID 01/2024

As part of our network team, the applicants will be responsible for the development and operation of MPCDF's network infrastructure. Within our team, you will ensure that our core network and firewall systems operate in a secure, stable, and well performing manner. Using in-depth information gathered from proactive monitoring tools, combined with feedback from our partners located at other institutions of the MPG in Germany, you will contribute to further extensions of our systems - in terms of both hardware expansion and of design evolution.

Your responsibilities will include network design and operation of layer 2 and layer 3 devices, like switches and routers, redundant firewalls, VPN gateways and DNS services. Furthermore, you will be involved in establishing dedicated peer-to-peer VPN connections via our internet service provider DFN (Deutsches Forschungsnetz) to other locations of the MPG in Germany. Finally, you will participate in broadening the availability of IPv6 within our infrastructure.

Your qualifications and skills:
University degree (B.Sc.) in computer science or a comparable qualification with several years of professional experience
Communicative team player with the ability to work independently and responsibly
Proficient in IPv4, IPv6, and associated routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
Strong understanding of network protocols to effectively manage firewalls
Advanced experience in automating network tasks for improved efficiency
Experience with Linux systems and scripting languages
Proficient in spoken and written English (B2)

The positions - preferred full-time, but also with option for part-time employment - start as soon as possible and are initially limited to a period of two years, with an option for a permanent position.

Our offer:
A versatile, challenging, and autonomous job in a dynamic and culturally stimulating international environment
Helpful, highly motivated, and multi-disciplinary team
Needs-oriented training opportunities
A crisis-proof job that is not dependent on general economic developments
Fair payment according to your qualifications and professional experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (up to salary group E 13 TVöD)
Company pension scheme (VBL)
Flexible working hours with options for mobile working
Private accident insurance financed by the employer
Reduced rates for certain insurance policies
Family service at the Garching research campus
Underground station U6 directly in front of the institute
Subsidies to the MVV-Jobticket and Deutschland-Ticket-Jobticket
Your application:

You can find more information on our web page .

For further questions, please contact Christian Guggenberger ().

Please apply with a letter of motivation and a CV online by April 30th, 2024.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of women and individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. MPCDF is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of gender or gender identity, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. We also aim to provide family-friendly working conditions.
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