Systems Administrator

Position: Systems Administrator

We are seeking a self-driven Systems Administrator to join the Centre for Networked Intelligence (CNI) at the Indian Institute of Science. CNI is an industry-sponsored research centre focused on Systems/Networking research and development.

Location: Indian Institute of Science campus, Bengaluru. This is an on-campus full-time position.


  • Creative use of educational technologies for delivering technical content
  • Infrastructure management:
    • Maintain and troubleshoot hardware and software systems, including access devices, GPU/CPU clusters, cloud instances, and networking equipment.
    • Configure/maintain audio/video streaming setup for outreach events.
  • Application management and technical support:
    • Provide technical support to faculty, staff, and students for hardware and software issues.
    • Maintain CNI website/CMS, email newsletter workflow, and virtual lab environment.
    • Collect and report relevant metrics about systems usage and outreach engagement
    • Train students and staff on usage of testbeds and software.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science.
  • In-depth understanding of Linux/Unix OS and networking concepts
  • Knowledge of scripting language and virtualization
  • A prior experience in managing multi-user Linux/Unix setup or systems programming projects will be an advantage.

Incentives for joining CNI:

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic research lab in one of India’s most prestigious institutes.
  • Interaction with renowned experts from industry and academia.
  • Freedom to experiment on state-of-the-art hardware/software systems
  • An excellent opportunity to master DevOps and platform engineering.

Duration: This is a grant-funded position and is contingent on funding availability. Contracts are typically renewed annually on satisfactory performance.

How to apply:

Please fill in the form to apply.