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AAI in EU Projects

Expiration Date: April 30, 2015

The Computer Centre of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is looking for experts in Federated Identity Management / Privacy Law / Linux Engineers.

The projects are starting in April and May (start of position is negotiable).
We work in international EU projects on PaaS and Big Data infrastructures with respect to authorisation and authentication for research communities. We focus on federated identity management aspects, ranging from technological interoperability to the international compatibility of policies and privacy laws.

You are an experienced linux-developer or linux-adminstrator or have solid experience in law. You have knowledge in at least one of the fields of federated identity management, IT security, privacy / attibute release. You also have a master degree of a higher education in a scientific discipline.
You're comfortable with Linux and have some experience in languages such as bash, python, c/c++, java or perl.

Beneficial is if you are familiar with privacy requirements and have experience with federated identity management technologies such as SAML, X.509, OAuth or OpenID-Connect. Understanding of german, germans and our privacy laws is a benefit.
Ideally you also have experience with german privacy requirements and heard of federated identity management.

You are capable problem oriented, work autonomously, and you can spot and solve problems without instructions, but you are also a team worker able to bring your own ideas. We expect your willingness to learn new technologies, and an affinity for free and open software.

About us
We are a young ambitious and international team with an open working atmosphere, flexible working hours and interesting tasks. We are involved in several national and international projects in the field of storage and identity mangement. We participate in the development of large scale test pilots that sometimes evolve to infrastructures such as the LHC computing grid for CERN. As such we operate large amounts of hardware (ranging from arduionos and raspberry-pi via high performance computers to bleeding edge inhouse testing faciliteis (e.g. 100 Gbit/s links 1TB memory machines, ...). We operate a total of three locations in Karlsruhe.

As a final note, and emphasized for the job offer on this list: You must speak English fluently, must have a work permit for Germany or the European Union. It is helpful to also learn a bit of german to ease getting along with the local administration.

Our Salary is paid according to the general agreement of the public sector and depends on your experience.


If you're interested or need more information, please email hardt[at]kit[dot]edu.