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Job Description

Scionics is looking to hire a Linux System Administrator. This position will focus on supporting the infrastructure connected to our software deployment and will work closely with our DevOps Engineer.

This is a full-time, onsite position (Dresden, Germany), with salary based on experience. If needed, Scionics provides assistance with moving costs.

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we are all working from home. As the situation has allowed, we are moving to a mix of at-home and in-office work.


  • Maintain and improve our cloud infrastructure
    Scionics utilizes a Proxmox cluster to implement a cloud infrastructure with Linux VMs to which we deploy our software for customer use. We need you to maintain this system as well as to continue improving it for ease of deployment, acquisition of metrics, and robustness
  • Communicate with our clients (mostly German), when new servers need to be installed, upgraded, or reconfigured at their site for our software

    • advise on hardware specifications and server configurations
    • advise on related issues they encounter afterwards, such as resolving configuration issues, ex) LDAP
  • Backup our DevOps Engineer
    Our DevOps Engineer maintains code to automate the task of performing installs and updates of our software for clients. You and our DevOps Engineer will use these tools and cover for one another when one or more are ill or on vacation


  • 5+ years' experience installing and updating Linux servers
  • 5+ years' experience installing, configuring, and patching Linux applications
  • 2+ years' experience with virtualization and containers ex) Docker, VMWare, Proxmox, Kubernetes, etc
  • Fluent in German, very good English skills
  • Desire to continuously improve your knowledge via training and courses
What we offer
  • A friendly and international team
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication style
  • Training via courses and conferences
  • Flexible working hours during the week and home office options
  • Spacious work environment, with kitchen and complimentary coffee
  • Easily accessible office, near public transport, lunch options, post office and small grocery store
About the Company

Founded in 2000, Scionics is a private company that provides computing solutions to the international scientific research community. We currently employ 30+ professionals with diverse skills and extensive experience in desktop and server system administration, image analysis, high- performance computing, bioinformatics and software development.


Interested? If so, please send your CV and any other relevant information to Ms. Albring at system.administrator@scionics.com with the subject “System Administrator”.

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