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HPC Engineer


Palo AltoCalifornia

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Anna Wu

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JN -052019-13373

Job Description

  • Expert demonstrated knowledge of Linux and managing Linux-based environments, including securing systems, and day-to-day troubleshooting, monitoring, support, software packaging, and working within industry-wide best practices. 
  • Experience administering, configuring, and supporting systems with accelerators, and shared file systems and large-scale storage platforms.
  • This includes hardware installation, configuration, upgrades and repairs
    Knowledge of and experience utilizing data and system security techniques, practices and standards as they relate to multi-user systems, storage and networks.
  • Hands-on experience installing, configuring and supporting job schedulers and resource managers (e.g., SLURM, OGE, LSF,  Torque, Maui, etc.) is desirable. 
  • Familiarity with deploying virtualization technologies and basic knowledge of container technologies. 
    Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Experience using shells scripts (bash), programming languages (Python), and programming automated system management tools (e.g. Puppet). 
    Familiarity with TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot basic network issues and communicate and work with a team of network engineers to solve possible network design issues. 
  • Familiarity with the intersection of storage and networking disciplines: transport media, speeds of media, storage networks, IP based storage delivery, other storage delivery technologies. 
  • Experience with some the following applications: Git, Apache, Kerberos, LDAP. 
    Software installation and maintenance experience supporting research codes and clients. 
  • Exceptional client service and communication, focusing on proactive system administrator actions and interactions to reduce or remove barriers to clients’ efficient use of resources to advance research.
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