Big Data Administrator

Big Data is your passion and you always want to work on and with the latest technologies? Are you looking for a challenging and long-term position in the field of Data Science, where your ideas are welcome?
If so, we look forward to getting to know you!


Together with the Graz University of Technology (Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science), the Know-Center is a cooperation partner in many international and national projects.
In the role as Big Data Administrator (f/m/d) you would work on projects in the area of “integrated data management”, accompany the development of data platform solutions within our open-source projects as well as maintain and further develop the Big Data infrastructure of the Know-Center.

Your tasks:

  • Administration of the internal Big Data (Apache Hadoop, Spark) and ML infrastructure (GPU server).
  • Implement and provide additional services and extensions to existing open-source solutions for HPC (e.g. HT Condor, SGE, Slurm) and data management (iRODS).
  • Containerization of applications using Docker, Kubernetes and Singularity.
  • Sharing knowledge and best practices through technical documentation

Your qualifications:

  • Completed education with a focus on computer science, software development, telematics, or similar field and/or several years of work experience in this field
  • Experience with Linux server administration
  • Experience with distributed systems, especially with Big Data and/or HPC an advantage
  • Experience with open-source software and with open-source automation tools (preferably Ansible) is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of at least one scripting language (bash, powershell)
  • High communication and teamwork skills
  • High motivation and sense of responsibility
  • Analytical and networked thinking
  • Good English and German language skills

We offer:

  • Versatile and innovative work assignments with access to the latest technologies and research
  • Professional development opportunities and a dynamic, creative and multicultural team
  • Home office possibilities and flexible working hours
  • Very good transport connections and canteen


We are legally obliged to quote the minimum gross salary according to the collective agreement and this is € 3,094 per month (14x per year) with 3 years of professional experience for the full-time position (38.5h/W). However, depending on qualifications and professional experience, we are happy to pay a salary in line with the market, which may also be above the minimum gross salary specified in the collective agreement.

We are looking forward to receive your application at .

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