1 New Internal Mobility Opportunity (IT-DI)

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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

Last modified
24 Sep 2018