[Beowulf] Job Opportunity @ The University of Chicago

Stephen Fralich sjf at uchicago.edu
Wed Mar 7 14:17:01 PST 2018

The Research Computing Center at the University of Chicago is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator. You would be joining two HPC systems administrators, about ten computational scientists, programmers, as well as support staff. The RCC operates two HPC clusters totaling over 30K cores and serves a broad range of users at the university. You can find more details about the RCC here: [ http://rcc.uchicago.edu ]. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me directly or find me on LinkedIn.

Below you will find a more complete description of the position and a link to apply:

Senior Linux Administrator:

The University of Chicago is seeking a highly qualified Sr. Linux System
Administrator to join its system and operation team that builds and
manages RCC HPC systems and facility operations. The individual in this
position will be involved in the procurement and management of hardware
and software.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Implementing and updating continuous integration and automation tools
-Installing, configuring, and maintaining computer clusters/servers and
-Day-to-day operations of the systems including systems administration,
monitoring and storage performance up to and including network components.
-Management of the system's network switch, parallel file system and
software stack and tools.
-Configuration of the scheduling and queuing system.
-Diagnosing and resolving system operational problems quickly and
-Coordinating with vendors to resolve hardware and software problems.
-Assist users with access and other help desk ticket requests or issues.
-Building and deploying open source software and software from
-Providing reliable and efficient backups/restores for all managed
-Documenting system administration procedures for routine and complex
-Maintaining and monitoring the security of the HPC systems and servers.
-Other duties as assigned.

To view the qualifications and to apply, visit

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