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System and Network Administrator (m/f)

TYPE DE CONTRAT : CDI - temps plein

Our organization is looking for a System and Network Administrator able of being the guarantor of the good functioning, the performance and the reliability of the networks and telecommunications of the LNS. You will participate in the setup, configuration of the entire information system of the Institute and you are constantly researching the best technologies in order to innovate and optimize our architecture.

The position will be available immediately in the LNS as a full-time position.

About the LNS

The “Laboratoire national de santé” (LNS) is a public institution operating under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. It is organized as a multidisciplinary institute which, along with an administrative department, includes six scientific departments related to the fields of morphological and molecular pathology, genetics, medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine and health protection (

The LNS has new premises whose modern infrastructure is in line with the demands related to recent developments in medical and analytical science. The purpose of the LNS is to develop analytical and scientific expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases, to ensure the role of a national control or reference laboratory and to carry out medico-legal tasks.

The LNS contributes to the development, harmonization and promotion of laboratory methods in collaborative projects with other laboratories and develops research and teaching activities in association with ad hoc partners in Luxembourg and abroad.

Main activities

  • Planning, implementation, evolution, administration and support of virtual servers
  • Ensure the day-to-day supervision and administration of the information system and the proper use of the network in accordance with the rules of our organisation
  • Guarantee the operation and optimization of the networks created
  • Ensure the implementation of new hardware and software
  • Write the documentation of technical procedures, installation and configuration of the information system
  • Ensure data backup and restore
  • Administering the IP telephony solutions
  • Ensure a follow up on technology to improve the existing information system
  • Develop performance dashboards for the information systems
  • In consultation with the IT manager, participate in projects aims to improve the information system within the Institute
  • Provide assistance to users
  • Conduct and participate in projects
  • Be the back-up of the IT manager on the infrastructure point
  • Install and manage an internal PKI

Desired profile

  • At least a Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in large production environments
  • Fluency in French and English (written and oral), any other language being an asset


  • Ability to analyse needs, troubleshoot and able to work on problem-solving solutions
  • Ability to write technical documentation, followed by projects and operating procedures
  • Open mind on new technologies and you master the following technology:
    • Networking (Switch, Routing, Radius, VPN, LAN, WAN, NAT, VLAN, Wifi)
    • Virtualization (VmWare, Vcenter)
    • Storage San (Netapp)
    • Backup (Tivoli)
    • Security (Firewall, virus,etc.)
    • Languages and Scripts (powershell, ScriptShell, batch)
    • Monitoring (Nagios)
  • Ability to train by yourself and stay up to date with technical developments
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Rigor, dynamism, organizational capacity and responsiveness
  • Customer service: communicating, explaining and maintaining relationships with users. Ability to manage stress, work in a team and listen


If you meet the above profile requirements and wish to apply, please send your application (CV, letter of intent and copies of your degrees) to with the reference 2018-IT-SNA-01. The applications will be treated in order of arrival and with the highest degree of confidentiality.