Cloud Engineer / Systems Engineer

The INCF Secretariat is looking to hire a cloud/systems engineer

Join INCF, the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility in Stockholm, Sweden, an OECD-launched international organization with the goal of coordinating an international collaborative research data infrastructure for neuroscience. The ideal candidate will provide critical engineering expertise in the development and deployment of critical mission and support systems. Duties will span systems, networks, facilities, and security assessments and planning for a research infrastructure across 16 countries.

Job description:

The candidate will participate in the development and analysis of new cloud computing technologies including distributed computing approaches such as MapReduce. The selected individual will have Architectural experience in the Cloud and solid System Engineering principles.

Required education or experience:
B.S. and 5 years of related experience OR M.S. and 3 years of related experience OR Ph.D. and 1 year of related experience.

Desired education or experience:

M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, and/or related technical discipline. 5+ years experience in a technical field.

Required Skills:
  • iRODS, map/reduce, data cloud, advanced java, C++, analytics, linked data, large data and deep analytics. Windows and Unix/Linux, Databases (Oracle, MySQL, and others), and third-party applications
  • Development experience with Java
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages (Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in an agile, dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with large data sets/analysis
  • Training or experience with distributed programming environments such as Hadoop/MapReduce
  • Data mining
  • Web services

This position will require overnight travel up to 10% of the time and involve some irregular working hours due to collaboration in different time-zones. The position is full-time, based at Karolinska Institute with a one-year contract and the possibility for prolongation.

Applications should be marked “Cloud engineer” and include a complete CV, contact information, and references.

Applications and inquiries should be sent in English as soon as possible, latest March 31, to

For more information please contact: Karin Buzzi-Donato, Head of INCF Administration +46 (0)8 524 87027

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