Boulder, United States
over 1 year ago
This IT contractor will support engineers using Linux systems at the Center of Competence in Boulder Colorado. The position is initially for 3 months, but can be extended if results are positive.
Contribute to planning, budgeting, design, implementation, operation and/or maintenance of Linux IT systems.
Compile a Linux IT usage and requirements document specific to the office needs
- Help scope new workstations for new users or to replace existing workstations
- Coordinate with global IT updates and upgrades to Linux systems
- Map cost / ownership of IT infrastructure contracts
Maintain an overview of computing cluster utilization
Perform user help-desk activities, prepare and conduct training, and coach users in best-practices
Help identifying requirements to perform new simulations in Linux cluster
Perform feasibility tests
- Help installing and testing new software (commercial and/or opensource)
- Experience managing Linux HPC using RedHat, CentOS, and/or SuSE.
- Experience deploying engineering applications to run in a Linux HPC, specifically MATLAB, ANSYS, CFD, and Siemens NX is a plus.
- Shell scripting experience (Bash, Perl, Python)
- Ability to troubleshoot server and storage hardware issues
- Ability to build applications from source and troubleshoot compiling issues
- Experience with compilers such as (GNU, Intel, PGI)
- Experience with batch control systems (SLURM, SGE, MOAB, Torque/Maui, PBS Pro, etc.)
- Experience with network license management
- Experience architecting HPC systems is a plus.
- Storage Experience installation and tuning.
- Experience with standard services (DNS, DHCP, TFTP, PXE, etc.)
- Experience with systems automation tools such as Ansible, or Puppet.
- Experience with identity management technology such as Active Directory, Kerberos, and LDAP
- Experience with Version Control Systems (GIT, Mercurial)
About the Boulder Center of Competence:
- This office has an computing cluster running Linux, a Linux VDI, and physical workstations (HP Z800s) paired with a HP 3Par storage, and a HP StoreOnce backup.
- This office does not have a dedicated IT resource.
- The Linux infrastructure is currently maintained remotely from Orlando.
- The Linux infrastructure (software, not hardware) is expected to get updated before the end of 2019.