Technical IT Systems Engineer Support

  • Technical IT Systems Engineer Support

    Deadline for applications 26/09/2019

    For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Technical IT Systems Engineer Support for their location in Madrid, Spain, to join their Directorate of Science.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Technical IT Systems Engineer Support for their location in Madrid, Spain, to join their Directorate of Science.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Installation and administration of container orchestration environments;
  • Installation and administration of spark and hadoop cluster;
  • Automation of any of the tasks described in this work package;
  • UNIX (LINUX and SOLARIS), Macintosh and PC System management:;
  • Installation, configuration, integration and setting up of new machines with appropriate operating systems and layered software;
  • Administration and operation management of computer systems;
  • System security management;
  • System upgrades, both hardware and operating system;
  • User support (mainly scientists and engineers);
  • Handle the mail aliases and mail distribution lists;
  • Handling/checking/modifying all backups;
  • Definition, implementation and maintenance of IT operational procedures;
  • Issues of documentation and technical reports;
  • RID related activities:;
  • Installation, configuration, integration, operations, maintenance and upgrade of Grid Engine;
  • Support users to adapt their computing tasks to the Grid infrastructure Cloud related activities:;
  • Installation, configuration, integration, operations, maintenance and upgrade of RedHat CloudForms middleware;
  • Knowledge of other Cloud middleware and hybrid Clouds is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Linux containers is an asset;
  • Contact with hardware and software suppliers:;
  • Definition of hardware/software needs and quotation requests for new purchases and maintenance contracts;
  • Logging hardware incidents calls and following the call history;
  • Assisting technician when on site;
  • Installation and maintenance of storage SAN/NAS infrastructure;
  • Installation and maintenance of Virtual Machines;
  • Installation and maintenance of compute clusters;
  • Interface with external ESA corporate informatics infrastructure service providers;
  • Design of network setup requirements and follow up of implementation;
  • Request of new network connections.

Requirements

  • Master in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science (or similar) from a recognized Institution with minimum of 4 years of relevant experience;
  • Specific knowledge is required in the following areas: container orchestration (e.g. kubernetes);
  • big data technologies (e.g. spark, hadoop);
  • IT automation technologies (e.g. Ansible, StackStorm, Terraform);
  • Experience in the following:;
  • Grid technology (Grid Engine);
  • Cloud computing;
  • Storage SAN/NAS technologies;
  • Solaris System management;
  • Linux (RedHat) system management;
  • Virtualization technologies;
  • Linux container technologies;
  • Backup technologies;
  • PC Windows and Macintosh system management;
  • Scientific user computer support;
  • Network design and requirements;
  • Be willing to render the service in a team environment;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, together with a pro-active attitude to problem solving and customer focus are required;
  • Be comfortable in an international working environment and be fluent in written and spoken English, one of the official languages of ESA.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.

Contact Estefania Ochoa

Estefania Ochoa

Recruiters should speak in a language that’s frank and to the point, but also sincere and genuine

Email

estefania.ochoa@atg-europe.com

Phone

+31 (0)71 579 5551

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