The institute is searching for an IT assistant.


Ref. num. 2023-RM_IT-ADM-38

Técnico de informática – IT Assistant

IMDEA Materials Institute is a public research organization founded in 2007 by Madrid’s regional government to carry out research of excellence in Material Science and Engineering by attracting talent from all over the world to work in an international and multidisciplinary environment. IMDEA Materials has grown rapidly since its foundation and currently includes more than 120 researchers from 22 nationalities and has become one of the leading research centers in materials in Europe which has received the María de Maeztu seal of excellence from the Spanish government. The research activities have been focused on the areas of materials for transport, energy, and health care and the Institute has state-of-the-art facilities for processing, characterization and simulation of advanced materials.

More information can be found at our webpage.


The institute is searching for an IT assistant. to provide support to the IT manager in the management of the Institute's IT systems to ensure the optimal functioning of the Institute's resources.



  • Vocational training / Degree in Information Technology (or related discipline).
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role is required in a multinational and multicultural setting.
  • Experience with Windows DFS, DNS, DHCP, and WDS.
  • Experience with Ubuntu 14 LTS and newer.
  • Experience with Acronis True Image, Symantec Ghost Solution Suite.
  • Experience with SQL tuning, VBA coding, ExtremeCloud IQ WiFi experience (desirable)

Necessary competencies:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, proactivity and teamwork orientation.
  • Initiative, flexibility and ability to solve everyday problems related to the position’s duties.


Contrato indefinido en virtud de lo establecido en el artículo 2 de la Ley 20/2021, de 28 de diciembre, de medidas urgentes para la reducción de la temporalidad en el empleo público.

Permanent contract by application of Article 2 of Law 20/2021 of 28 December on urgent measures to reduce the temporary nature of public employment.

Applications are processed upon reception. The position might be closed once ten working days have passed since publication, so we encourage early application.

The working language of the Institute is English. Full command of the English language is required in all positions.


Stimulating environment where you can grow professionally.

IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and the promotion of a healthy work environment and work-life balance. Female applicants are encouraged to apply to our research and technical positions. See our Gender Equality Plan here and our Code of Ethics here.

Besides on-the-job technical training, IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to training the Institute’s scientists and staff in “soft” or transversal skills. See the available training here.

Meet some of our alumni to see what it is like to work with us.