Vacancy No. 398/2017

Linux Professional (m/f)
- Scientist (m/f) -

Job description

In the context of international research projects you will collaborate with partners across Europe to develop novel methods for scientists to analyses large amounts of research data. One focus lies on Deep Learning platforms that we create. Your responsibilities will include administration and development of these Platforms. You are welcome to participate in disseminating research work in a variety of teaching classes offered at KIT and publish results in scientific papers. You like to travel. Part time is only available under specific circumstances.

Personal qualification

Applicants are required to have completed a master degree at a university in computer science, physics or a related discipline. You have profound knowledge in Linux distributions and at least two programming languages (out of bash, python, erlang, c/c++). In addition you have experience in federated identity management and IT security. You work self-reliant and problem oriented. We expect you to travel several times a year, fluent knowledge in the English language (spoken/written) are a requirement. Ideally you already have knowledge in fields such as OpenID Connect, cloud technologies such as Openstack or Docker, participated in OpenSource projects and used GPUs for computing.


Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Organizational unit

Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)

Starting date


Contract duration

limited until April 30, 2020

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Dr. Hardt, phone 0721 608-24659.


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 398/2017 .
Personnel Support is provided by 

Ms Meinel
phone: +49 721 608-25006,

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

We prefer to balance the number of female and male employees. Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.

If qualified, handicapped applicants will be preferred.