Spontaneous application in Information Technology Computing

Skills always in demand.

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Tomorrow's technology is yesterday's news here.

At CERN we are developing Information Technologies to meet the unprecedented challenges of taking the world's largest scientific instrument into yet uncharted territories. From storing and processing Petabytes of data, to steering a beam running close to the speed of light over 30km of accelerators our computing environment is sure to have a challenge for you. As one of our staff you will receive thorough and continuous training and become part of an international team of experts working in the heart of Europe, pushing the boundaries of your knowledge and skills in a creative atmosphere.


Are you driven by a challenge? Is teamwork part of your recipe for success? Can you imagine new solutions for new problems? If so, we offer a recurring number of wide-ranging opportunities for:

  • Software engineers (Java, C++, Oracle)
  • Database administrators (Oracle)
  • Linux and Windows system administrators
  • Network specialists
  • Data storage experts
  • Computing security roles
  • Communication networks and telecommunication
  • Control systems (embedded systems, PLC, regulation, SCADA)
Qualification required

From a completed apprenticeship to a university degree (Bachelor, Masters degree up to PhD) in information technologies or other relevant fields. Thanks in part to the work of one of our previous recruits - Sir Tim Berners-Lee - you can register your interest below.

Eligibility conditions

By applying here, you allow CERN to consider your application for any position it considers relevant with respect to your profile. However, please note that this is not guaranteed and depends on whether the recruitment team needs to search this database for given positions where there is an insufficient number of suitably qualified applicants. We therefore encourage you to file applications for specific job opportunities as you see fit,  where your application will be considered among all those received.

Please ensure you update your profile with any relevant information regularly.

Employing a diverse and international workforce is a CERN core value and central to our success. We encourage applications from nationals of all Member States, irrespective of gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or personal status.

We also have entry-level opportunities in the field. To find out more, check our graduate programme webpages.

Professional Category:
Computer Scientists
Job Category:
Information Technologies
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