Senior OpenStack Cloud Architect
University of Zurich
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: I.T. & Communications
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As a senior cloud architect it will be your job to improve and expand our OpenStack deployment, and to guide more junior staff in the daily operations of the centralised scientific IT infrastructure at the University of Zurich. This includes a large OpenStack cloud deployment, a CEPH storage system with multiple petabytes of storage, as well as GPU computing resources. Your daily tasks will include the design and deployment of new systems, as well as the administration, monitoring, tuning and operation of hundreds of Linux servers that are part of our existing systems. You will be working with researchers on a regular basis to assist them with their technical challenges.
You have a strong background in linux systems administration as well as an understanding of advanced Ethernet networking and TCP/IP including VLANs and routing. You have worked extensively with cloud technologies including OpenStack and CEPH. You are comfortable automating repetative tasks using Bash, ansible, Python or other scripting languages and tools. You have used version control systems such as git to organize and track changes to your work. You use tools to automate system configuration (cf-engine, puppet, ansible, etc.). You can quickly identifiy potential problems and have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot. You can communicate effectively in both written and spoken English.