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Teamlead IT Infrastructure

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)


Team Lead IT Infrastructure


• Full Time (40h/w)

• Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria / Home Office possible

• € 62,000* gross/year (basis full-time 40 hours/week)


ISTA is growing. Grow with us!


The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, and the life and physical sciences. We recruit passionate professionals from all over the world and from all fields who support our goals of excellence in research and science management. Located on a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer numerous opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment.


Your responsibilities

As part of ISTA IT, the CoreIT team provides the basic IT infrastructure, which consists of the campus network and systems/servers which are almost entirely on-premises and distributed among the buildings at the growing ISTA campus. to the institute. You will lead a team of dedicated experts ensuring the availability of IT services for our diverse (research) environment. With your hands-on-mentality, you not only share expert knowledge among your team members, but you also like to work on problems by yourself. Your ability to analyze problems and propose multiple alternative solutions, as well as your flexibility to adapt to a fast-changing environment, is very important for the overall success of the team.

We are looking for a responsible leader with a strong technical focus, being able to support the team both in technical & personal development, and does not lose the overview in a demanding environment.

• Participate in the planning, design, implementation, and operation of IT services, IT systems and networks

• Lead the CoreIT team (currently 8 IT experts) as part of the IT unit at ISTA

• Maintain, further develop and come up with new technical solutions for the institute’s requirements

• Ensure proper documentation of the IT infrastructure as well as lean and compliant processes


Your profile

• A relevant technical education or equivalent experiences

• At least 5 years professional experience as a system/network administrator

• Ideally some experience in a supervisory function

• Experience working within common IT service management frameworks, IT security frameworks and IT project management methodologies

• Profound knowledge of operating systems and respective software environments, including virtual environments (VMware, Containers, Kubernetes, etc.)

• In-depth knowledge of LAN and WAN networking, related protocols and standards

• Experience with scripting and automation of IT infrastructures

• Responsible attitude, understanding the critical importance of IT infrastructure and data

• Stress resistance, strong communication skills and excellent command of English


Your benefits

• Education & training

• Cafeteria

• Childcare

• Free shuttle bus

• Multiple health offers

• Pension insurance


We look forward to your application via our job portal! https://ist.ac.at/en/job/?title=Team+Lead+IT+Infrastructure


* This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. ISTA processes your personal data in accordance with the law. For more information, please refer to www.ista.ac.at/data-protection.


Name: Ina-Maria Haas

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