IT support and software development for the Electron Microscopy Facility of the Natl. Center of Biotechnology (CSIC), Madrid
Description: We are looking for a candidate with a BSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or equivalent, who has experience in system management and software development skills (Python and C/C++). The candidate will be part of a team in charge of managing the cryo-electron microscopy facility’s computing infrastructure and coordinating and assuring the code’s quality developed by the rest of the group (Xmipp, http://xmipp.cnb.csic.es).
Background: Electron microscopy is currently the most rapidly growing Structural Biology technique. The Natl. Center of Biotechnology (CSIC) hosts the most advanced Cryo-Electron Microscope for Biology in Spain and the Instruct Image Processing Center, a key developer of both XMIPP and Scipion software. Data management and computation are real issues when several Terabytes of images are produced every day in modern cryo Electron Microscopy Facilities.
-> BSc / MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or equivalent.
-> Programming experience with python and C/C++
-> Automation skills (bash, python, …)
-> Experience in Linux
-> Experience in the definition and management of computer networks
-> Interest and experience in computer Hardware
-> Medium level of proficiency in written and spoken English
The following skills are considered a “plus” but are not essential:
-> Experience in assisting open source software development teams (GitHub, documentation, user support, collaboration tools, …).
-> Experience with Graphical Processing Units (GPU) programming
-> Experience in Cloud (Amazon AWS)
-> Experience in team coordination and releasing software
Interested candidates should send their CVs and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org