IT Secondments

Open IT Secondments

The following list gathers all open secondment positions for the CTAO IT Department. Secondees would report to Michelangelo Bottura, IT Specialist. Overall information about the recruitment process and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) can be found on the general “CTAO Secondments Opportunities” webpage.


Further enquires should be sent to

  • Job Location: Home institution, but for specific tasks on-site presence in Bologna (Italy) will be required and agreed upon.
  • Description: The secondee will be required to take part in daily activities of CTAO IT which may include: Participate in a workgroup for defining a concept and setup of an Authentication and Authorization infrastructure for the CTA userbase to share with international research organizations and infrastructure automation on‐premise and on Microsoft Azure cloud environment.
  • Qualification: The candidate should have a degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree.
  • Knowledge, Experience & Soft Skills: Knowledge of enterprise IT environments. Knowledge of research public government facilities (German DFN, Italian GARR). Python or PowerShell experience. Hands on experience on Infrastructure as Code, Configuration management, DevOPS concepts. At least experience in one of Ansible, chef, puppet, PowerShell DSC, terraform. Experience on CI/CD concepts. Scripting/programming concepts. Cloud computing concepts. Authentication, Authorization Concepts (SAML, OpenID, LDAP).