Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF Telescopio Nazionale Galileo 28°45'14.4N 17°53'20.6W 2387.2m A.S.L.

Computer engineer position open at FGG.

FGG is announcing an open position as a computer scientist which will join the Information Technology group.
This opening represents an opportunity for individuals with high-school or university level formation, who have a strong interest in working in astronomy related matters, willing to be involved in the scientific operations of a major telescope.

FGG is an equal opportunity collaboration committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

The main duties are related to the maintenance of the systems which run at the FGG and the TNG. Although the candidate will work in team, he/she should be able to work independently and must have:

  • Good knowledge of GNU/Linux OS, Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX operating system
  • Very good skills with shell scripting
  • Knowledge of programming languages like python, java, javascript and C is a plus
  • Knowledge of relational databases. NoSQL is a plus
  • Good networking understanding
  • Good communication skills

People interested in applying for this position is invited to fill the application form together with a curriculum vetae, written in English, to A motivation letter is also required. Please pay attention to carefully read the instructions included in the application form.

Applications received before July 30th will receive full attention. After that, the Call for Application will stay open until the position is filled.

See this document for complete details.