The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems is located at the Stuttgart and Tübingen campuses. Our goal is to understand the principles of perception, learning, and action in autonomous systems that successfully interact with complex environments.

For our campus in Stuttgart, we are looking for an

Your responsibilities

Administration of the entire wired and wireless network on our campus
Commissioning of new components for the lab environment, the data center, and the administration area
Integration of virtualization techniques in the network infrastructure
Network monitoring, maintenance of the network documentation and organization of the network cabling (primarily fiber optics)
Co-supervision of the media technology in the lecture hall and seminar rooms

Your background

Completed studies in the field of information technology or e.g. completed vocational training as an IT specialist with relevant experience and equivalent knowledge
Very good knowledge of TCP / IP protocols and the structure of networks
Extensive experience in the administration of firewalls and IDS
Sound knowledge of switching and routing protocols
Good understanding of DNS and DHCP
Certifications (e.g. CCNA, CCNP) would be an advantage
Independent, structured, and solution-oriented work as well as strong teamwork and communication skills
Good written and spoken English

We encourage you to apply if you meet most of the qualifications and are interested in learning more about the other topics listed.

What we offer

We offer highly interesting, challenging, and varied tasks in a very active research area. You can expect a dedicated team in an international environment with regular opportunities for further education and training. The remuneration is based on the TVöD, depending on qualifications and professional experience, including all social benefits in accordance with the Collective Agreement of the Public Service (federal service). The position is initially limited to two years, with the possibility of a permanent position.

The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. We are committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourage them to apply. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity.

Your application must include a cover letter in English or German, a curriculum vitae in English or German, and relevant references. The position will remain open until filled.

Please apply via https://jobs.is.mpg.de/4xtyc.

Questions to Michael Hübner at huebner@is.mpg.de.

Postal Applications: Please send applications to:
Max Planck Institutes for Intelligent Systems
Michael Hübner
Heisenbergstr. 3
70569 Stuttgart, Germany