12577 - Computer Engineer for Operations and Data Management

Lecce, Italy, Italy
Full Time
ROFS Division
Mid Level

CMCC Position
Computer Engineer for Operations and Data Management
Deadline: May 31st, 2024

Are you ready to join a dynamic team where your proactiveness and management prowess can translate directly into tangible outcomes in the research field?
Our Division of Regional Ocean Forecasting Systems (ROFS), part of the Institute for Earth System Predictions, is looking for a new position of Computer Engineer for Operations and Data Management to support the operational activities and the metocean data management.
The job location is Lecce, Italy

CMCC Foundation is a cross-cutting scientific research center on climate change and its interactions with the environment, society, the world of business, and policymakers. Our work aims to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment, and develop strategies for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change. CMCC's core objective is to conduct cutting-edge science, to train the next generation of scientists at both national and international levels, and to be a beacon for climate modelling.

CMCC pursues fundamental and applied science with utmost scientific integrity, prioritizing data-driven science and providing data, information, and research results that can support informed public debate and decision-making processes. To achieve climate research objectives at the highest international standards, we invest in training all our talents, and strive to create a workplace where everyone can excel.

At CMCC you will find a strong, professional environment. Join an inclusive community that values diversity, where every voice is heard and respected. Help foster a culture of innovation and societal change, where individuals from all backgrounds can thrive and succeed.

To learn more about this opportunity and submit your application, please refer to the following:

The Computer Engineer for Operations and Data Management is responsible for the implementation and the deployment of the operational chains, their monitoring, and the management of the internal and external data repository. He/She will also administrate the underlying infrastructure.

The Computer Engineer for Operations and Data Management will support the ROFS Division activities, with:

  • Implementation, maintenance, porting, monitoring, and recovery of all the operational chains (including operational validation and visualization systems).
  • Tracking failures of operational chains as well as their solution and type of intervention by implementing automatic recovery procedures.
  • Co-Design, implementation and maintenance of an internal data catalogue.
  • Co-Design, implementation and maintenance the operational visualization and validation websites for produced data.

We are looking for a motivated person with the following requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering 
  • good knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems and script languages (i.e., *nix shell)
  • good background in GNU/Linux Operating Systems administration
  • good knowledge of version control systems (i.e., git)
  • good knowledge of IT automation tools (i.e., Ansible)
  • good knowledge of design and development of REST API
  • good background in containerization (i.e., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • good knowledge of OPeNDAP Servers (i.e., ERDDAP)
  • good background in System Administration and DevOps
  • good knowledge of programming languages (i.e., Python and PHP)
  • good background in managing/manipulating NetCDF data
  • good knowledge of Cloud Computing
  • good experience in managing/manipulating/visualization of metocean data (i.e., NetCDF, CF metadata convention, GRIB, csv) and associated tools (NCO, CDO libraries)
  • very good knowledge of the English language.

  • Please note that this opportunity will be issued both internally and externally.
  • The Computer Engineer for Operations and Data Management will be based in Lecce CMCC office.
  • The appointment period will be initially of 24 months starting from June 2024, renewable pending a positive evaluation, with a gross annual salary range based on qualification and working experience and competitive with major research centers in Europe.
  • Welfare package.
  • Flexible working time as per internal policies.
  • Support during the immigration process, if needed.

Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.
Some fiscal benefits could be applied for repatriated workers or foreign researchers/professors, having the requirements defined by Dlgs 147/2015 (for repatriates) or Dl 78/2010 (for foreigners).
CMCC is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status, and other legally protected characteristics. Please omit from your CV any data you or we might consider discriminatory.
This job announcement is an invitation to express interest in the above-mentioned CMCC Position.

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