European XFEL is an international non-profit company located in the Hamburg area in Germany. It operates a 3.4 km-long X-ray laser, which produces X-rays of unique quality for studies in physics, chemistry, the life sciences, materials research and other disciplines. The diverse scientific facilities at European XFEL enable scientists from across the globe to carry out a wide range of experimental techniques.
Our ITDM (IT and Data Management) team is looking for a:
Network and Infrastructure Technician (f/m/d)
data center infrastructure documentation, racks management, maintaining inventory of IT equipment
physical installation of hardware in racks, replacement of broken parts, diagnosing minor electrical issues
preparation, basic installation and configuration of OS for servers using defined procedures and software tools
planning, documentation and maintenance of network components
assistance in hardware procurement
completed vocational education in electronics or information technology and/or degree as a Certified Technician ("Staatlich geprüfter Techniker")
very good understanding of network infrastructure (cabling, fibers, switches, patch panels)
familiarity with data center infrastructure (power, cooling, racks)
experience in working with Linux operating systems
good communication skills in English and German
ability to work independently or within a team, as required
For additional information, please contact Krzysztof Wrona ().
Working place will be Schenefeld in the Hamburg metropolitan area. General information on working in Germany, the Hamburg area and the European XFEL can be found under Become part of a vibrant international and multicultural team of scientists, engineers, technical and administrative staff. Be involved in cutting edge scientific and technical progress, participate in our international networks, and shape your life upon trust-based flexible working times and telecommuting options. Experience our atmosphere of tolerance and respect.
Salary and benefits are similar to those of public service organizations in Germany. In addition European XFEL provides a non-contributory company pension scheme, broad relocation benefits, as well as subsidized job-tickets and meals at our company restaurant. The European XFEL GmbH intends to achieve a widely international staff. Company language is English, non-German candidates hired from abroad receive an international allowance.
Reference number: T-122
Duration: This appointment is permanent.