IT Administration – ETH Zürich

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The Institute of Particle Physics and Astrophysics at ETH Zurich, hosts a solar astrophysics group. The lead, Louise Harra, is also director at PMOD/WRC in Davos. The position is based at PMOD/WRC ( in Davos Dorf, Switzerland. Founded in 1907, PMOD/WRC is concerned with the study of solar radiation and its effect on the Earth’s climate. PMOD/WRC has been involved in space instrumentation since the 1980s.

Project background

PMOD/WRC has approximately 50 staff, who work on a range of activities from research, technical and administrative. There is currently one IT administrator and we are searching for an individual to join and strengthen the IT support.

Job description

  • User administration, support in maintenance and servicing of the Windows client/server environment
  • 1st and 2nd level support and analysis of ICT problems
  • Cooperation of ICT projects and coordination of ICT suppliers
  • Installation and configuration of all clients and peripherals
  • Definition and assurance of ICT security
  • User training and documentation of the IT infrastructure

Your profile

  • Adaptable, dutiful, trustworthy and communicative personality
  • Education as IT technician EFZ and experience in ICT support
  • Work experience in the area of Windows Administration and MS-Office
  • Experience in virtualization VMware and storage systems
  • Knowledge of MS-Exchange, Mac and Linux systems is an advantage
  • Programming experience in scripting languages
  • German and English, oral and written

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • Support letter on how you fulfill our requirements

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about PMOD/WRC can be found on our website Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Dr. Louise Harra, e-mail (no applications).

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