Cloud Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic
22 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Automated Infrastructure Systems – Institute of Computer Science
Deadline: 18 Oct 2020
Start date: Negotiable

The Institute of Computer Science of Masaryk University cooperates on building a large and high-performance national software-defined Cloud infrastructure supporting academic research. We interconnect excellent researchers, teachers, and university students with modern technologies, which help them to perform excellent research, innovative forms of education, as well as support the society as a whole.

Once you join us, you will have an opportunity to collaborate on building and improving this unique infrastructure, share new ideas with international research communities, as well as support various researchers on achieving excellent research results. Since excellent research requires excellent infrastructure, you will also have an opportunity to learn and share novel infrastructure ideas, examine cutting-edge technologies, and grow as a professional and as a person.

Your responsibilities:

  • Participation in the design and development of the infrastructure
  • Collaboration with team members to manage operational activities and schedule project tasks
  • Communication with research communities and proactive analysis of their requirements
  • Systems maintenance and upgrades to keep the infrastructure secure and bug-free
  • Deployment of new components and cloud features
  • Development of new tools that make infrastructure usage or teamwork easier

Your Essential Experience:

  • Cloud platforms (production experience with OpenStack is an advantage)
  • Production experience with Docker and Kubernetes platforms
  • Virtualization platforms and technologies
  • Linux administration
  • Monitoring systems 
  • Deep networking knowledge
  • Scripting experience on Python and/or Bash
  • Automation tools (experience with Ansible or Puppet is an advantage)
  • CI/CD concepts

Your Desirable Experience:

  • Software-defined networking (OVN)
  • Automated bare metal provisioning (Redfish)
  • Working experience with software-defined storages (CEPH)
  • Experience with HPC, GPU, and AI

What do we offer?

  • Unique workplace at Masaryk University – autonomy in choosing and testing new technologies, new ideas welcomed, meaningful application in practice, the positive social impact of your work, cooperation with experienced IT professionals as well as excellent researchers
  • Ability to work remotely from time to time
  • No on-call support
  • Creative and challenging work environment, possibility to travel abroad to the summit conferences
  • Flexible working hours, home-office possibility
  • Six weeks of vacation, meal vouchers, pension insurance contribution
  • Bicycle parking and shower
  • No open spaces
  • Friendly atmosphere with time to time countryside trips
  • More about the benefits can be found here

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