Storage Engineer

  • EMBL
  • United Kingdom
  • Jul 8, 2021
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

We are seeking a Storage professional to join our Storage team within our Technical Services Cluster (TSC), serving an institute of over 800 researchers and technical staff. You will be working closely with members of the TSC, and more widely with technical users across EMBL-EBI, overseeing the design, deployment, and operation of our substantial storage estate. The EMBL-EBI has some 250PB of raw storage in place to support the large data flows, processing and archive fundamental to EMBL-EBI activities.

The services you will provide, along with the TSC, enable EMBL-EBI’s technical research and administrative staff to process and make the world’s public biological data freely available to the scientific community via a range of services and tools, perform basic research and provide professional training in bioinformatics.   

In this role you will be able to work well in a team, building positive relationships and sharing knowledge

EMBL-EBI is custodian to an ever-increasing volume of data which is made publicly available and is processed internally via multiple HPC clusters, virtualization platforms and private & public clouds. This position offers you the chance to work with a great team, delivering storage services via a range of storage products and technologies, delivering storage at capacities rarely found in other environments. As Storage Engineer, under the direction of the Storage Lead, you will:


Do something meaningful
At EMBL-EBI you can apply your talent and passion to accelerate science and tackle some of humankind's greatest challenges. EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is a worldwide leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological datasets. We provide the global research community with access to publicly available databases and tools which are crucial for the advancement of healthcare, food security, and biodiversity.

Join a culture of innovation
We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential.

Enjoy lots of benefits:
For more details please see our employee benefits page