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HPC Systems Administration (Specialist Assistance II)

Reference Number: BTIL24214

HPC Systems Administration (Specialist Assistance II)
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Lemont, IL
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Engineering
Job Description

Description :

HPC Systems Administration (Specialist Assistance II)

The client is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where researchers from industry, academia, and government address vital national challenges in basic sciences, engineering, and national security.
As a member of the client High Performance Computing (HPC) team, you will directly work with world class machines and emergent technologies alongside scientific staff and research colleagues within the division.
The selected individual will primarily assist with the configuration and daily operations of a large HPC system.
The selected individual will be proficient with Linux, be interested in HPC workflows, and be able to work directly with other systems administrators to ensure the continued reliability and sustainability of the client syste


The following are key skills / experience for this position in order of priority.

Position Requirements:

Experience with Ansible or equivalent configuration management tools is required
Working knowledge of Linux, with an emphasis on OS installation and upgrading, package building and management, common services and applications, and troubleshooting
Experience with Git, BitBucket, SVN or other version control platforms
Experience with software packaging, building software from source, and dynamic linking
Working knowledge of scripting languages
Ability to write concise documentation
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
Flexibility in handling assignments and working on several projects simultaneously

Skills good to have:

Knowledge of HPC systems architecture and workflows
Knowledge of the scientific applications
Knowledge of parallel and cluster file systems such as Lustre and GPFS
Understanding of MPI implementations such as MPICH and LAMS
Knowledge of high-performance networking technologies such as Infiniband
Knowledge of high-performance computing techniques, graphics, and visualization
Experience with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL databases
Experience with software packaging, building software from source, and dynamic linking
Experience working in a Continuous Integration environment
Experience with software build tools such as CMake, Make, or Autotools

Note :

This position can either be an on-site , or a full-time remote position.
Limited remote work may be available after an initial training / integration period.
It is evaluated on a case-by-case basis and is not guaranteed. It would never exceed two days per week and could be rescinded at the discretion of the HPC Systems manager.
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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