Junior IT system administrator

Budapest, Hungary

About us:

ChemAxon is an open and friendly science driven cheminformatics company. We provide a variety of software and applications for demanding users mostly from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

Location: Budapest, Graphisoft Park, Hungary

Start date: ASAP

Your tasks will be:

  • Participate in design and maintenance of the company’s computer infrastructure and services
  • Work closely with the developers, sales and occasionally clients
  • Prepare system documentation in English

Required skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Basic Linux system administration skills (Ubuntu preferred)
  • Basic Windows system administration skills
  • Good command of English (written and spoken) is required
  • Willingness to learn and improve, see the list of extras below
  • Intent to automate tasks

This is what we work with, the more you are familiar with the better:

  • network administration
  • virtualization and container technologies (LXD, Docker, KVM)
  • configuration management (Puppet preferred)
  • web servers, encrypted protocols
  • backup and monitoring strategies
  • git
  • scripting languages (bash, python, perl…)
  • Oracle and/or PostgreSQL DBA skills
  • ZFS
  • public cloud providers (AWS, Google…)
  • build automation, continuous integration and delivery
  • build tools (Gradle, Maven …)
  • programming languages (mostly Java, Go...)
  • Atlassian stack

The ideal candidate for this job...:

  • ...has neat and polite communication skills
  • …is willing to work closely to users, mostly developers
  • ...is spirited and reliable
  • ...is creative and collaborative
  • ...can adapt to unexpected situations
  • …has ”can do” attitude

We offer:

  • Competitive salary in a growing and continuously improving company
  • An inspiring working environment (entertainment area, kid’s corner and a fully equipped kitchen) situated in Budapest’s greenest innovation park
  • A training program with a generous yearly allowance for personal development
  • Technical challenges
  • Well implemented agile environment
  • Occasional after-hours effort (in best-effort mode)

For some info on ChemAxon, you can check two videos:

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