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High Performance Computing IT Expert

Softpath System LLC in Houston, TX, USA

Job Description:

Detailed Description of Scope of Work:
The High Performance Computing expert's duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
" Support multiple Linux computing clusters that hosts engineering and scientific software packages:

o Monitor and ensure uninterrupted operation of computing resources.
o Manage queuing systems to ensure optimal utilization of resources.
o User and access management of computing resources that include 20+ engineers, corresponding workstations and multiple computing servers.
o Knowledge of Linux system's configuration in highly secure corporate IT environments.
o Interact with users to configure high-end remote graphics workstations (both Linux and Windows-based systems) to access computing resources.
o Install and configure scientific software packages and libraries, and configure access to license servers.
Experience with scientific computing with external cloud services (optional
" Ability to work with hardware and software vendors for trouble-shooting, installing, and configuring hardware and software packages (both Linux and Windows).
" Interact with IT-security and Network infrastructure teams to ensure that both user access and security requirements are satisfied.
" Configure workstations and Linux-hosted databases for remote access (PostgreSQL, MySQL).
" Configure workstations and clusters for remote access (X, VNC, etc.)
" Knowledge of any Linux scripting languages, and more importantly Python is advantageous.
" Knowledge of web-programming, specifically Java-scripts is advantageous.
" Proficient in the following competencies
o 3+ years experience with Linux-based computer systems
o Independent, analytical thinking
o Effective collaboration & facilitation
o Willingness to learn and teach others
o Research and test new trends in hardware and computing technologies
o Familiarity with Scientific/Numerical Software and how it maps to different hardware
o Familiarity with applied mathematics and numerical algorithms
  • Excellent organization, and planning.

Posted date: 23 days ago

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