Senior HPC Specialist

Posting Number 2020-7651
Posted Date 4 months ago(12/23/2020 3:36 PM)
Telecommute
No
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Department
Research Technology Services
School/Division
NYU IT (WS1170)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Union
N/A
FT/PT
Full-Time
Category
Technology

Position Summary

The Senior HPC Specialist will be responsible for supporting the NYU High Performance Computing (HPC) systems as a member of the HPC Services team. This will require working directly with faculty and other research professionals in support of the HPC clusters. The work will involve installation, testing, maintenance, upgrades and administration of compilers and applications on HPC systems, generating system usage and utilization data, developing and teaching tutorials on HPC topics and maintaining documentation for a rapidly changing HPC environment. Additionally, the selected candidate will fine-tune system configuration which involves managing queues, schedulers and other resources in accordance with HPC policies while working closely with the Systems Administration team on hardware and storage. This is a 3-year fixed term position.

 

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Qualifications

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree and Ph.D. preferred or

Required Experience:
5+ years relevant experience; related specific experience with the following: running scientific applications on large scale computers, optimizing and/or developing applications on UNIX-based systems, designing/developing system enhancements and software applications, programming experience with modern languages and, application software, protocols, tools and utilities and may include installation, maintenance and support or an equivalent combination.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with multi-vendor hardware/software configuration. May require any of the following: problem identification/resolution, performance management/tuning, and design configuration/planning. Knowledge of related large-scale computing systems and/or product installs and maintenance. Ability to provide technical leadership and management of complex, large-scale computing systems projects. Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience. Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Queuing systems, schedulers and workload managers, configuration management, Lustre, OFED, Hadoop. Experience in Matlab, R, shell scripts, Perl and/or Python.

Additional Information

NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.

 

 

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