Senior Zettascale Systems Engineer/Zettascale Systems Engineer

Systems Engineers integrate, develop and optimise a variety of middleware systems, high-performance file systems, advanced networks and accelerators to take advantage of state-of-the-art high-performance computing, big data and AI technologies. 

Candidates are expected to have: 

  • A degree in a computational science, or equivalent relevant experience. 
  • Experience in the use, management, and deployment of large-scale high-performance computing infrastructure. 
  • Practical and proven knowledge of Linux system administration and shell scripting.
  • Practical knowledge of high-level programming or scripting languages, such as Python or Bash.
  • Experience of configuration management and automation methods using technologies, such as Ansible and Terraform. 
  • Experience of storage platforms, parallel file systems and cloud-computing platforms (e.g., OpenStack) will be advantageous. 
  • Successful candidates will be proactive, creative and comfortable resolving complex problems.  
  • Experience of working in a scientific environment and/or providing support to researchers will be advantageous. 
  • Significant experience will be required for the senior roles, in addition to skills in supervision and mentoring. 

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