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IT Network and System Administrator (m/f/x) in Linux Environment, 20h/week, starting June/July

READ-COOP SCE is a joint initiative that emerged from the EU-funded project “READ”. As a company with the highly innovative legal form of a European Cooperative, we are working on making AI-based text recognition accessible to everyone and allowing everyone to participate in the value chain. Everyone can train their own HTR models. Everyone can be a part of the company. We are looking for a talented and dedicated IT professional like you to join our team and help us take our IT infrastructure to a new level.

What you’ll do with us First and foremost, you will become part of our growing IT team and together with us:

  • Plan, implement, and manage our Linux system landscape.
  • Configure, manage, and optimize the performance of databases, particularly in the Postgres area.
  • Maintain network components, especially from Arista and Ubiquity, and ensure smooth network operations.
  • Administer storage solutions and monitor storage capacities.
  • Implement and manage KVM-based virtualization solutions.
  • Integrate, configure, and maintain SOLR and Elasticsearch in our IT infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with other teams and colleagues to ensure smooth operation of our IT infrastructure.
  • Participate in projects aimed at continuously improving and expanding our IT infrastructure. 

What you bring

  • Completed education in computer science or a comparable qualification
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • Excellent knowledge in the required areas
  • An analytical mindset and structured approach to work
  • Independent and efficient work style
  • Excellent social skills
  • Entrepreneurial thinking or interest in it
  • Good to excellent English language skills


  • We are a young and dynamic company based in the heart of the Alps
  • We have the innovative legal form of a European Cooperative with members such as the Universities of Innsbruck, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Stanford, as well as many national archives and libraries. Take a look at all our members here:
  • Flat hierarchies with a focus on content
  • Flexible working hours + unbureaucratic work from home (= work when and where you want, as far as the activity allows)
  • Opportunity to grow with us
  • A creative work environment and short decision-making paths
  • Your professional development and personal growth are important to us. To this end, we support courses and training financially and with time credits.

Salary: 2100 EUR monthly (14 times a year) for 20 working hours per week. Send your application to and help us revolutionize access to historical documents.


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