HPC System Engineer
Job ID: R0040037 | Systems and Network Administration | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
UVA Information Technology Services (ITS) is seeking an HPC System Engineer for the Research Computing Infrastructure Services team. This position is part of a team responsible for the configuration and maintenance of the HPC computer and storage clusters, Infiniband, and Ethernet fabrics, along with providing support to our User Services team. This individual will work closely with the parallel computing specialists to develop, manage, and debug software modules for the cluster and to provide advanced hardware and operating system support and debugging.

The mission and goal of Research Computing is to provide centralized computational resources for researchers rather than general enterprise IT capacity. This involves working with a wide range of research software packages and the OpenStack Private Cloud Platform. This is an outstanding environment for anyone interested in learning the newest, large-scale computational technologies.

ITS at UVA is a phenomenal place to lead, grow, and deliver impact. It's an organization that values results and teamwork. We like the people we work with and the work we get to do. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive workplace where everyone feels empowered to be their authentic selves and share ideas. We embrace a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. ITS values work-life balance and provides flexible work location options where possible. Please see additional information about joining our team.

Qualifications:
  • The primary qualification we are seeking is experience in the HPC parallel programming environment. Formal training or education generally correlates with this, but a candidate driven by curiosity and enthusiasm for new challenges and hands-on experience is of greatest interest.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field and at least 5 years of relevant work experience.
    • 9 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 3 years of experience administering an HPC cluster.
  • Ability to communicate technical terms to non-technical audience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Experience with MPI programming and debugging. Experience with Lustre or GPFS parallel file systems. Experience administering and debugging Infiniband; fabricWork experience with Ansible, Bash and Python.

Benefits Include: The choice between 3 different health plans; vision and dental insurance; life insurance; benefits savings accounts; starting with 22 days of paid time off a year in addition to 12 or more paid holidays; 8 weeks of paid parental leave; short-term disability; up to $4,360 after your first year for combined use of tuition toward a degree-seeking program or up to $2,000 for professional development, including classes, certification training, and conferences; and more!

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community, please see www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.



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