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|Title:||HPC Systems Administrator (Linux)|
|Job Location:||Provo, Utah - United States|
|Salary:||contact recruiter for details|
|Other Compensation:||Free Tuition for Candidate and Spouse as well as 50% Tuition Discount for Children of Candidate. 22 vacation days, 12 sick days, 12 calendar holidays, a pension, 401k matching, no-cost retirement savings program, and excellent medical/dental benefits.|
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This role is with Brigham Young University which is owned by the LDS Church. All candidates MUST AGREE to follow a very strict Honor Code which can be found here: https://policy.byu.edu/view/index.php?p=26 Additionally, they will not pursue non-LDS candidates. As a religious institution, they have that option, and their VP feels it important to take that approach. They are specifically seeking graduates of BYU Provo, BYU Idaho, BYU Hawaii, BYU Pathways.
The High-Performance Computing (HPC) Systems Administrator is an integral part of the operations of Research Computing. You will be responsible for architecting, installing, configuring, and maintaining the department infrastructure in cooperation with fellow systems administrators and other staff members. You will be responsible for High-Performance Computing (HPC) clusters, high-performance storage, Ethernet and Infiniband networks, OS image deployment, batch job scheduling, infrastructure servers, and other ancillary services. You will have significant latitude to make technical decisions and guide the direction of Research Computing.
This position supports the Research Computing in its mission to provide reliable, state-of-the-art HPC resources to researchers. Current resources include about 24,000 processor cores and petabytes of storage. All Research Computing systems use Linux.
To do this, you must be skilled in many IT-related fields, especially in the administration of Linux systems, and already possess many of the skills listed below. High-Performance Computing is a field that requires the combination of many specialties and skills. You need to be willing, able, and proactive about acquiring any listed skills that you may currently lack.
To succeed in this position, you will need to be dedicated and be able to work well with others. You must be very proactive and pay great attention to detail. You will work with the director, the other system administrators, and user support staff to accomplish the mission of the department. The system administrators are responsible for the following:
This position has on-call responsibilities. However, after-hours outages have been rare and maintenance is typically performed during business hours.
Skills and Experience
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree or four years of a combination of education and experience.
Required skills and experience:
Desired skills and experience: