Data Center Specialists
Technical University of Denmark

Data Center Specialists - DTU Campus Risø                                         


At the end of 2020, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will take over the daily operations of the JET data center for EUROfusion.


The Research IT section at DTU seeks to recruit two highly skilled and dedicated data center specialists to our team of experts.


During 2020, DTU and EUROfusion will work closely together to prepare the transfer of the data center from Culham in the UK to DTU campus Risø.


In the Research IT section at DTU, we develop solutions that support research activities both in- and outside DTU. We also operate High Performance Computing facilities and science cloud solutions.


What we are looking for


  • Engineering degree in Computer Science, Data Technician or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in system operations. Hardware/software maintenance and support
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (in English)
  • Experience in the research area would be highly regarded
  • Experience in user support


Training is planned to take place in Culham, UK medio 2020.




  • Linux administration
  • Windows administration
  • Strong hardware/software & networking troubleshooting skills
  • Authentication and identity management
  • Incident and change management (ITIL certification would be highly regarded)
  • Skills in Solaris administration will be highly regarded


We work in a dedicated and professional way to support research in- and outside DTU with excellent it solutions. We emphasize a structured, methodological and conscientious way of working with a high level of understanding for the need of the users.


Soft skills:


  • Strong learning skills
  • Comfortable with complex systems
  • Strong skills in working together with others in a team
  • Good at listening
  • Behaves professionally and goal-oriented
  • Keeps track of your tasks
  • Like to be challenged professionally as well as at a personal level


What we offer in return


You will become member of a team working with challenging and exciting technologies on one of the leading technical universities in Europe. The team will actively be supporting research in the field of sustainable energy technologies in Europe.


We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization.


We offer great flexibility in the position.

Salary and appointment terms

Salary and appointment terms are in accordance with the LC/CO10-collective agreement and the organizational agreement for IT employees (PROSA) in the service of the state or the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).

Application and contact

Please submit your online application no later than Sunday5 April 2020 (23:59 local time). Apply online at Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. 

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Head of Section, Research IT Michael Rasmussen, +45 4084 2047,

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Technology for people

DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 11,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.

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