Employment Opportunities

Datacenter Operations Engineer

Ref.: 1120

Experience: 3-5 years
Country: Germany
City:  Darmstadt


  • Daily monitoring of the datacenter, analysis and reporting of operational anomalies.
  • Responding to user queries received by the user service helpdesk regarding datacenter services.
  • Test automation of the datacenter system fixes and upgrades.
  • Conducting the testing of the datacenter services.
  • Development of datacenter tools for monitoring, for reporting and to improve the usability of datacenter services.


- Academic degree:  Bachelor of Science
- Level of English: Advanced
- Technical knowledge:

  • Scripting (e.g. Python, bash)
  • C/C++ programming & GNU toolset
  • SW engineering
  • SW Development Environment (Eclipse)
  • In-depth understanding of Unix/Linux
  • Experience in relational databases and SQL
  • Java, Java script
  • Understanding of an operations environment supporting system analysis and user support issues
  • Configuration Management systems (SVN, GIT...)

- Desirable knowledge:

  • Documentation preparation
  • Experience with using tools such as IDV, MciDAS-V, IDL and THREDDS.
  • Meteorological data formats such as NetCDF, HDF, BUFR, GRIB.
  • Testing processes and using test tools