Open Position: Systems Administrator

About us

VRVis is a well‐known Austrian‐based research institute in the field of visual computing. We partner with science and industry to pursue basic and applied research in order to create innovative solutions for a broad range of datarelated challenges in fields such as bio‐informatics, healthcare planning, flood‐risk management, automotive and civil engineering, energy production, industrial quality control, as well as cultural heritage and visual arts. We also publish our research results in renowned scientific journals and collaborate with universities and other research institutions around the world. To support our team here in Vienna we are looking to hire a systems administrator (f/m) with the following responsibilities:

Job profile

  • operate our servers and services
  • support our co‐workers
  • design new and possibly unique solutions
  • troubleshoot and fix broken devices

We offer

  • on the job training
  • family and education friendly environment, flexible working hours
  • friendly, inclusive work environment and additional benefits
  • minimum gross salary based on collective agreement (Kollektivvertrag IT)
    1.722 € (full-time position, 14 times per year) with the willingness to overpay depending on experience

Required skills

  • technically minded
  • calm and communicative, familiar with instructing
  • co‐workers
  • fluent in German and English
  • experience in setting up and maintaining computer systems (Windows/Linux)

Appreciated additional skills

  • Linux server maintenance including web and mail servers as well as application servers and virtualization
  • network engineering and firewalling
  • strong focus on security in design and implementation of solutions
  • ability to automate tasks
  • basic programming skills, Python or C preferred
  • basic knowledge about more advanced server topics like high availability, clusters or GPU pass‐through in virtualization

Application deadline: 30.09.2017
We especially encourage female candidates to apply! In case of equal qualification, priority is given to female candidates.


Franziska Steyer‐Beerman
VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs‐GmbH (Research Center)
Donau‐City‐Straße 11, 1220 Vienna / Austria

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