Job:IT System Administrator position in Mainz, Germany
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The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and located within the campus of the University of Mainz in Germany. We are currently looking for a system administrator (m/f) to assist our Bioinformatics Core Facility with IT infrastructure support.

You will:

• Perform basic server administration for the IMB (Debian Linux, Windows Server)

• Configure network services (Apache, Tomcat, NFS, Samba, SSH, Sendmail, LDAP, FTP)

• Monitor servers and network services (Nagios)

• Administer databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server)

• Be responsible for network and firewall configuration; data archiving (Tivoli Storage Manager)

• Provide Linux and Windows desktop support in collaboration with the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz’s Data Center (ZDV)

• Support and maintain the Intranet (MS SharePoint)

Required qualifications:

• Extensive experience with Linux server administration

• Practical experience in the area of high-performance computing (HPC) is advantageous

• Scripting skills in Bash and programming experience

• Service-oriented, flexible, reliable, and pro-active

• Excellent organizational and communication skills

• Proficiency in written and spoken English

We offer:

• Versatile and challenging work in an international environment

• Advanced training opportunities (internal/external)

• Competitive salary and favorable pension scheme

• Option of full time or part time employment

IMB is an equal opportunity employer. General information about IMB can be found on

Applications in English or German should be sent as a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, certificates and contact information of at least one professional reference quoting Ref. No. CFIT02 to personal(at)

Deadline for applications: 20 October 2016

Starting date: First quarter of 2017 with an initial contract for 2 years including an option for extension.

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