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Systems Engineer & IT Administrator Job Details | IBA

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Buenos Aires, Argentina


You play a key role in our mission to treat patients and fight cancer!
The ProteusPlus installation project in Buenos Aires will be the 1st Proton Therapy Center in South America and will be performed in partnership with INVAP, on Behalf of Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica (CNEA) and the National Oncology Institute Angel H. Roffo.
The Proton Therapy Center will be part of the Instituto de Oncología "Ángel H. Roffo" complex located in the Villa Del Parque area.
It will be equipped with the latest ProteusPlus system with two treatments rooms and one research area.
Its installation will start in October 2023 and should be delivered within 18 months after which the site transitions to customer service mode. 
We offer an open-ended contract and expect the selected candidate to start his training in Belgium and Worldwide around June 2023.

As IT Administrator & Systems Engineer, you are responsible for installation, calibration and commissioning activities on the Proton Therapy site, with a specific focus on administration of the IT infrastructure, software testing, debugging, configuration and upgrades.

Challenges we trust you with

During the installation phase

  • Participating in the installation of the IBA equipment and technical tools on the Proton Therapy site with a specific focus on the deployment of the software and electronics/control systems.
  • Performing the IT infrastructure and the software calibration following procedures
  • Testing and validating the equipment according to the specifications and ensuring the customer requirements are met in terms of compliance, quality, technical performance and timing
  • Critically analyzing data to diagnose potential technical problems
  • Collaborating intensively during the installation and commissioning phase with subcontractors to supervise the installation until the start-up of the equipment
  • Ensuring the highest quality of state-of-the-art technologies and services


During the Customer Service phase

  • Maintaining and troubleshooting the equipment
  • Operating the system and providing technical support to the medical staff during patient treatment and clinical operations
  • Ensuring the client requirements are met in terms of technical performance, timing and safety
  • Training customers to use properly and safely the equipment and systems and working in close collaboration with him on the equipment maintenance and operations (shared services)
  • Carrying out preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment (shift work)

What we value

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in engineering (preferably in Computer Sciences or Electronics) or an equivalent experience
  • A sound technical experience in electronics/control system troubleshooting
  • Technical understanding of PLCs
  • A relevant technical experience in electrical system troubleshooting, mechanical system design and repair and operations of large systems
  • An experience with Subversion software repositories and configuration management 
  • Experience in administration of Linux/Windows
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Python, etc.)
  • A basic knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with virtualization system such as VMare and/or ProxmoX
  • Strong network skills such as handling routing, switching and firewall management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

And you also are:

  • Customer-oriented
  • Able to follow rules & regulations and you are able to deliver on strict deadlines
  • Analytical, good troubleshooting skills, able to identify root cause of issues
  • Willing to share your knowledge in your area of expertise
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Willing to travel extensively during the training period (+/- 4 months)
  • A flexible person, willing to work in rotating shift work, night work and weekends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Spanish and English

Life at IBA

Diversity is fundamental to our culture. We value the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives and talents they bring to IBA. We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work, promote diversity within our workforce, and have an inclusive environment that helps each and every one of us to fully contribute to IBA’s success.

The identity of IBA is characterized by a group of colleagues driven by motivation, curiosity, creativity, the desire to learn on a daily basis, by technical challenges and above all by a highly developed team and family spirit that makes the daily life smoother and more enjoyable!

By joining a team of about 40 nationalities and working on more than 45 different sites on 3 continents, IBA offers you the opportunity of a meaningful career with a direct impact in the fight against cancer.

We are driven by: 

  • Innovating in a cutting-edge technology environment
  • Developing professional and personal skills by learning on the Job; by participating in challenging projects; top class courses 
  • Evolving in a friendly culture environment based upon solid values (dare - share - care - be fair) 
  • Acting autonomously and belonging to motivated teams with good work-life balance 
  • Contributing to a company where sustainability, safety and well-being are key to our success

If you are passionate, cause-driven, you can make this quest yours by joining our dedicated colleagues and give your career a new meaning.