System specialist for large storage environments and data sync & share

von: ETH Zürich | Ort: Zürich
N: ETHZrich

System specialist for large storage environments and data sync & share

System specialist for large storage environments and data sync & share

To support research and teaching, the IT Services of ETH Zurich operate as a service organization in a large and complex IT environment. We offer ETH Zurich members high-quality, flexible and scalable IT services to help them compete with the best universities in the world.

The section ID Infrastructure (INFRA) is responsible for the the data and voice networks of ETH Zurich as well as for the planning, installation and their maintenance. It is also responsible for services in the areas of storage, virtual servers / containers, multimedia equipment of lecture halls, video productions and recordings of lectures. In addition, the IT Security Center uses preventive methods and reactive processes to monitor the delivery and usage of IT services throughout ETH Zurich.

Job description

To strengthen our storage services group team, we are looking for an experienced and committed personality as a specialist in storage systems and data sync % share, immediately or by mutual appointment.

The Storage Services group is responsible for the provision of resilient central storage services at ETH.

We offer you an exciting opportunity to be part of the team in the setup, provision and system management of ETH's central online storage facilities (30 PB+).

Your main tasks include supporting applications in the complex storage infrastructure. As a specialist, you are the contact person for system technical questions, modern concepts in data storage, cyber resilience and their implementation in the company. Technical negotiations with manufacturers support the management of storage services.
Customer-oriented consultations on the management and security of research and administrative data are commonplace and require persuasiveness and communication skills

This exciting and varied activity involves providing reliable and efficient operation of IT systems. Creating concepts and standard procedures as well as working on and managing projects round off the task profile of this interesting and demanding position. Your participation in infrastructure specialist committees helps solve complex problems.


In order to successfully carry out these diverse tasks, we expect you to have the following skills in addition to a completed higher level of specialist training in computer science, a university or technical college degree in computer science or related disciplines

  • You have in-depth knowledge of dealing with large IT systems.
  • Ideally, you have already acquired knowledge in the area of storage services and storage components from various manufacturers
  • Knowledge of the security environment is advantageous.
  • You are used to thinking in a networked and process-oriented manner and have the ability to structure and convince in a solution-oriented manner.
  • You have a genuine interest in being customer focused and solving our customers' problems.
  • You like to pass on your knowledge and let others benefit from your knowledge and experience.
  • You work precisely and solution-oriented, enjoy teamwork and communicate on an equal level with different contacts.
  • You can understand complex technical issues and business rules, abstract essential points and express yourself precisely orally and in writing.

If you are a flexible, open, and collaborative individual with initiative and efficient work methods who enjoys sharing your knowledge, then we would like to meet you.

We offer

In the IT Services department, we are committed to flexible and family-friendly working models, and a healthy work-life balance is essential for us. ETH Zurich supports a policy of diversity and inclusion.
Furthermore we offer:

  • Work in a heterogeneous, complex and highly exciting environment
  • Extensive support for further education and training
  • Opportunities for career development, such as a specialist career within the ITS department
  • Flexible working hour models, remote work options, and the possibility of and home office work
  • Employee benefits, including public transportation subscriptions, car sharing, sports facilities through ASVZ, childcare services, and more.
  • Attractive retirement benefit.

Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Diplomas and work certificates

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about ID Infrastructure (INFRA) can be found on our website IT-Service website. For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Tilo Steiger, Tel. +41 44 6327175 oder E-Mail (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

N: ETHZrich

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