Data Base Administrator: DTU – Denmark

Data Base Administrator
Study in:Denmark
Deadline: 2 February 2018

We are looking for a Database administrator with a strong focus on the Performance and scalability. You will be managing high performance databases at the national supercomputing platform as well as participate in designing and implementing new databases.

Our technology stack:

  • Mongo
  • HIVE
  • Oracle/MS-SQL
  • Open stack & Spark
  • PostgreSQL/MySQL, Elastic, Neo4j

Primary areas of responsibility
As a DBA, you will be managing systems for exploring, interacting with the data coming from our internal systems and researchers. Your responsibilities will relate mostly to the backend systems. Your main tasks would include:

  • Developing new architectures and systems while maintaining clean and coherent infrastructure
  • Performance and maintaining systems
  • Optimising queries and fine-tuning
  • Collaborating with the project partners outside of the team if needed
  • Participate and manage design and deployment of the new systems
  • Maintaining user-facing documentation and description of the system
  • Participating in regular meetings where the team members altogether discuss the progress and the next steps

Our expectations of you
The competences that will be required:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Data Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with using REST APIs
  • Relevant experience.

Would be a plus to have experience with:

  • Open stack
  • Compliance
  • Managing CentOS servers
  • Agile development (Scrum etc.)

What we offer in return
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with the focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization. We offer a great flexibility in the position. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe.

Salary and appointment terms
Terms of appointment and payment according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC).

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than Friday, 2 February 2018. Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates.

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact senior executive officer, Myhanh Nguyen on

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Danish National Life Science Supercomputing Center, Computerome is a HPC Facility specialized for Life Science. Users include Research groups from all Danish Universities and large international research consortiums as well as users from industry and the public Health Care Sector. They all benefit from the fast, flexible and secure infrastructure and the ability to combine different types of sensitive data and perform analysis. Computerome is physically installed at the DTU Risø campus and managed by a strong team of specialists from DTU. Computerome is the official supercomputer of ELIXIR Denmark, a member of ELIXIR, the European infratructure for biological information.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 11,000 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.

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Apply no later than 2 February 2018
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