Linux Systems Engineer at ELI Beamlines, Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic

Job description:

  • support ongoing operations of our supercomputing clusters
  • implementation of monitoring solutions that gather, store and display performance and system status metrics of networked systems
  • interface with other projects aimed at the remote and secure use of said HPC systems
  • development of the documentation for existing solutions and procedures
  • perform security assessments on Linux-based systems and solutions
  • design and implementation of automation tools for use in future cluster upgrades
  • support users in the development and optimization of scientific software



  • familiarity with the GNU/Linux operating system and its basic tools
  • familiarity with network architectures and security
  • experience with parallel filesystems and storage architectures
  • able to communicate in English in oral and written forms
  • basic programming skills, particularly in Bash, Perl, or Python
  • we mostly value prior experience, flexibility, and effectiveness


To provide the candidate a clearer context about the types of tools and systems that the team operates with, we present the non-exhaustive list below:

  • xCAT provisioning and management
  • Slurm scheduler
  • SQL Databases
  • High-Speed Interconnection Networks (Infiniband QDR, EDR)
  • Parallel filesystems (IBM SpectrumScale –aka GPFS-, LUSTRE)
  • Virtualization (KVM, containers)
  • Grafana, Graylog, Git, LDAP
  • Networking and security


We offer:

  • opportunity to work in this unique international scientific institution
  • competitive and motivating salary
  • flexible working hours
  • good working environment
  • career growth, professional education
  • meal allowance, pension contribution
  • 5 weeks of holidays and 6 days of personal leave
  • support of leisure time activities