Cloud Enthusiast

Brno, Czech Republic
24 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Automated Infrastructure Systems – Institute of Computer Science
Deadline: 27 Nov 2020
Start date: Negotiable

Unique opportunity. Influencing the life of the next generations. Making the world better.

​We interconnect excellent researchers, teachers, and university students with modern technologies, which help them perform advanced research, invent innovative forms of education and support society as a whole.

Excellent research requires excellent IT infrastructure. We build and operate a large and high-performance national Cloud. Completely software-defined. We are looking for you to join our team.

We are a unique organization combining IT research, operation, and education. We are the Institute of Computer Science at Masaryk University.


  • You are a technology enthusiast. You have ideas. You have visions. 
  • You love to experiment with emerging cutting-edge technologies and bring them to life.
  • You, the same as us, focus on automation and innovation every day.
  • Learning and knowledge-sharing are great. Your desire to learn inspires others.
  • You are an open-minded and friendly person.

​This position’s key tasks:

  • Design and development of the infrastructure and its use-cases, holding to the vision
  • Communication with research communities and other customers, proactive analysis of their requirements, understanding their needs, and offering/advocating for solutions.
  • Continuous improvement – invention and deployment of new components, features, and tools. Intensive automation and leading-edge technology implementation. 
  • Cooperation with internal and external teams, ensuring knowledge-sharing and also publicity.
  • Collaboration on managing operational activities and scheduling project tasks.

​Your technical skills:

  • Cloud platforms (OpenStack being an advantage)
  • Provisioning automation (incl. tooling), service orchestration, IaaC
  • Virtualization platforms and technologies, Docker, Kubernetes
  • ​​Linux administration, Python and/or Bash scripting
  • Networking, possibly software-defined (OVN), monitoring systems
  • Eventually, experience with HPC, GPU, and AI

​It’s not only about how many of these you already know. We’ll help you.

Our offer = your future:

  • This is not an ordinary job, but a mission. Not a routine, but an open way to the future.
  • We are an academic institution. You will experience enormous freedom. In both what you do and how you do it.
  • You can do more than invent and implement IT – lead, teach students, get involved in inter/national research projects, study, etc. Up to you. We’ll support you.
  • Daily cooperation with experienced IT professionals as well as excellent researchers is essential.
  • Unique workplace at Masaryk University – meaningful job, your ideas welcomed, autonomy smoothly combined with team spirit, and your work's positive social impact.
  • No hard SLAs, partial home office, flexible working hours, friendly atmosphere, no open space, six weeks of vacation, bicycle/car parking, salary range 45 - 70,000 CZK.

​Please send your CV and motivation letter by e-application (below) or to