It System Engineer

Universities and Institutes of France


July 9, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)
  • Research Field: Computer science Engineering Technology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Established Researcher (R3) Recognised Researcher (R2) Leading Researcher (R4)
  • Application Deadline: 09/07/2021 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: France › Grenoble
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Reference Number: GR00166
  • EMBL is Europe's flagship research organization for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organization with more than 80 independent research groups covering the spectrum of molecular biology. EMBL is international, innovative and interdisciplinary – its 1700 employees of more than 80 nationalities, operate across six sites in Barcelona, Cambridge, Grenoble, Hamburg, Heidelberg and Rome.

    The EMBL Grenoble site is located in the heart of the French Alps and has a world-wide reputation for research and service activities in structural molecular biology.

    The IT group of EMBL Grenoble is responsible for providing efficiently run and cost effective office and scientific computing support for admin and scientific staff, in particular high performance storage and processing of X-ray crystallographic and cryo-electron microscope data.

    Benefits Why join us

    What we offer

  • The chance to work in and contribute to one of the highest ranked scientific research organizations in the world;
  • The chance to work with cutting edge technologies;
  • The opportunity to broaden your skills using commercial and open source technologies within an international scientific environment;
  • Continued certified training and development of professional and personal skills;
  • Competitive salary & benefits exempt from national taxes;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Comprehensive medical, educational and other social benefits for you and your immediate family;
  • Assistance for relocation if needed;
  • The chance to work in a friendly, flexible and inclusive, equal opportunity organisation strongly committed to achieving gender balance.
  • What else you need to know

    Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.

    Please apply online through: www.

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications You have

    Candidates must hold a BSc or MSc in Computer Science, or equivalent qualifications, and prior experience in the same line of work.

    The ideal candidate should have:

  • In-depth technical experience with Linux Systems;
  • Knowledge of Unix-based services;
  • Programming and scripting ability such as Python or bash;
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Ansible and/or Puppet;
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies and advanced file systems;
  • Intermediate to advanced verbal and written communication in English (and/or French);
  • Aptitude to produce and maintain reliable and documented work;
  • Strong ability to communicate and to work effectively in a team;
  • Balanced interest in Opensource as well as proprietary technologies.
  • Candidates with short or average experience with the system administration field but who are at ease with its concepts and techniques are welcome to apply as well.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)
  • Organisation Type: Other
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Germany
  • City: Heidelberg
  • Postal Code: 69117
  • Street: Meyerhofstrasse 1
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