The successful candidate will join the CERN OpenStack Team which operates the private cloud infrastructure provided by CERN IT to the experiments, users, and the administration of the organisation.
IP based Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS) is the most recent offering of the cloud service and is the first feature to move to production from the ongoing work on Software Defined Networking (SDN). It offers a significant improvement over the DNS based load balancing previously available, and usage has grown quickly to a few hundred production instances, including some dependencies for critical services such as Cryo or Vaccuum.
This position will mainly involve:
The project will be in close collaboration with the upstream communities we rely on, and as a shared effort between the cloud infrastructure and networking team.
Essential skills and experience:
Desired Skills and Experience:
CERN would very much like to benefit from your expertise, commitment and passion.
In return, CERN will provide you with:
How to Apply:
You will need the following documents to complete your application:
Optionally, we recommend that you add two recent letters of recommendation, giving an overview of your academic and/or professional achievements. You can upload these letters at the time of application if you have them to hand. You will also be provided with a link as soon as you have submitted your application to forward to your referees to upload their letters confidentially. Please note this must be done before the closing date.
All applications should reach us no later than 19 July 2022.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Established in 1954, the organization is based in a northwest suburb of Geneva on the Franco–Swiss border and has 23 member states.