Undergraduate Student – System Administrator/Operator (R0)

Context And Mission

We are looking for students with technical expertise for our System Operations team within the Operations Department.
We offer paid internship contract with flexible working hours respecting the course hours of each candidate.

Key Duties

- First level support of incidents (tickets) in the system administration group- reception, filter and resolution
- Management of user accounts in the supercomputers of the BSC-CNS (accounts creation, etc.)
- Opening and monitoring of the MareNostrum hardware incidents and the rest of the BSC-CNS supercomputers
- Control and first-level support of the centre's backup system
- Support to the hardware tasks of the various data centres of the BSC-CNS (labels, cables, etc.)
- First-level support for the virtual machines of the various clouds hosted by the BSC-CNS
- Inventory management of the various network components and BSC-CNS´ systems
- Monitoring of the center networks
- Defined procedures implementation and improvement for the operations team


- Education
- University student: Diploma or technical degree, preferably in Computer Science
- Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
- Linux and/or Linux platform network administration
- Good communication skills and competent to deal with users
- Proactive, responsible and organized
- Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
- Basic supercomputing knowledge and high level of English will be positively valued
- Competences
- Upper intermediate level of written English


- The position will be located at BSC within the Operations Department
- We offer a full-time contract (37.5h/week), a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, restaurant tickets, private health insurance, support to the relocation procedures
- Duration: Open-ended contract due to technical and scientific activities linked to the project and budget duration
- Holidays: 23 paid vacation days plus 24th and 31st of December per our collective agreement
- Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
- Starting date: 1/09/2023