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Argonne National Laboratory HPC Systems Administration Specialist in Lemont, Illinois

HPC Systems Administration Specialist

Requisition Number: 408422 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Information Technology Division: LCF-Leadership Computing Facility

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): PT3 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Design, implement, and manage ALCF supercomputers and supporting software and infrastructure for researchers. Managing this environment will involve building, supporting, and documenting a diverse array of hardware and software. You have advanced knowledge of Linux, are interested in HPC emerging trends and workflows, and are able to work directly with other server and service administrators to ensure the continued expansion, reliability, and sustainability of ALCF systems. Success in this role means you are able to support servers in a mixed operating system environment and work efficiently with other operations groups. Researchers will rely on your guidance when it comes to the environment so you will have a direct impact on keeping research productive.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 4+ years of experience, a Masters Degree + 2 years of experience, or equivalent
  • Extensive Linux experience
  • Experience with parallel file systems and cluster operations
  • Extensive experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python).
  • Experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible or equivalent configuration management tools
  • Experience with version control platforms (e.g. Git/BitBucket, SVN)
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Kubernetes
  • Software packaging, building software from source, and dynamic linking
  • Software build tools (CMake, Make, Autotools, etc)
  • Container orchestration frameworks
  • HPC workflows
  • Virtualization stacks
  • Cray HPC systems

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