IT Specialist - Linux System administrator

Liège (Province)- Sart Tilman
lundi 26 juin 2017
Date limite
mercredi 26 juillet 2017
IT Specialist - Linux System administrator
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

The GIGA biomedical research center of the University of Liège is seeking an IT specialist – Linux System administrator for an immediately available position.  

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The successful candidate will join the GIGA team of IT specialists and bioinformaticians. She/He will work in close collaboration with the SEGI (The General IT Department – SEGI website) and UDI (The decentralized IT unit) of the Faculty of Medicine.

The main tasks of the IT specialist will be:

  • To assist the GIGA scientists to better use the GIGA computer infrastructure including a computer grid with 552 cores, and a one-petabyte storage facility and tape-based backup system.
  • To define and implement rules for access and use of the computing infrastructure,
  • To develop support documentation and organize information sessions for scientists,
  • To install and update the software packages needed by the community including Galaxy,
  • To participate in the elaboration of tenders (technical part) in order to optimize the IT infrastructure,
  • To participate with SEGI in ensuring data protection and effective archiving,
  • To ensure that the data are organized and stored according to emerging Elixir guidelines.
  • To analyze, maintain and improve the IT system performance.


  • IT graduate with experience in storage management and information system / data architecture.
  • Knowledge of operating system (Linux) and storage & backup systems.
  • Experience in big data, bioinformatics and / or system engineer is an asset.
  • Interested by scientific matters.
  • Good communicator.
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and pro-active with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Experience in a research center is also an asset.
  • Fluent in English; an additional language (especially French) is a plus.
  • Permanent contract (Full time)