1 New Internal Mobility Opportunity (IT-DI)

Type of notice
Internal Mobility

ARCHIVER technical coordinator

CERN IT will lead a recently approved Horizon 2020 project, called ARCHIVER, that will combine multiple ICT technologies in a hybrid cloud environment spanning on-premise and commercial cloud services to deliver end-to-end archival and preservation services covering the full research lifecycle.

ARCHIVER involves a consortium of 6 partners (CERN, DESY, EMBL, IFAE, Addestino, TRUST-IT), with a budget of approximately 5M euros.

The project, which starts in January 2019, is looking for a technical coordinator to engage with the stakeholders to address the challenges that will evolve throughout the project’s lifetime. This role offers an opportunity to be part of a small project management team working with leading research organisations and commercial cloud service providers to deploy use-cases from high energy physics, life sciences and astronomy.

The skills and experience required for this 3 year full-time role include:

  • Familiarity with cloud storage systems
  • Knowledge of procurement processes
  • Practical experience of software testing methods
  • Leadership and project management including:
    • Communication (verbal, written and presenting)
    • Team management
    • Negotiation
    • Personal organization,
    • Risk management
  • A lot of energy, a proactive approach, a sense of humour and a thick skin.

Frequent travel within Europe is required. The successful candidate will transfer to EFP section of DI group to become a member of the project management team and report to the project leader, João Fernandes.

Should you be interested in the position, please contact Bob Jones

Expiry date
Last modified
24 Sep 2018