HPC System Administrator(Bioinformatics) – Durham, NC- Contract to Hire

Location: Durham, NC
Date Posted: 03-02-2018
HPC System Administrator(Bioinformatics) – Durham, NC- Contract to Hire
Must have: 1) Linux (Ubuntu preferred) 2) Scripting 3) Experience with HPC systems - Compute and Storage. Client is looking for someone with strong experience with Linux skills.
Under supervision, drive and implement the operations, coordination, support, maintenance, and growth of a Linux High Performance Computing (HPC) environment for EA Genomics.
• Install, configure, and troubleshoot a multi-vendor, multi-site suite of Linux storage and compute servers supporting EA Genomics’ development, test, and production systems. The environment to administer involves over 4 PB of storage and approximately 4000 processing cores.
• Actively participate in the evaluation, design, and implementation of a cloud-based solution for EA Genomics’ HPC environment, which includes compute, storage, backup, and archival in support of its clinical and Research Use Only (RUO) production operations.
• Ensure equipment is maintained at peak capacity and has high availability.
• Participate in the continual automation of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) processes in an evolving HPC environment.
• Work to ensure that issues are resolved and commitments to customers can be achieved.
• Monitor upgrades and enhancements that are deployed in the HPC environment, train users on those changes, and keep documentation current.
• Abide by all company processes and procedures as well as all regulatory requirements in order to maintain compliance and audit readiness.
• Maintain awareness of developments in relevant information technology.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Expert knowledge of Linux systems, preferably Ubuntu, and related file systems.
• Excellent knowledge of networking and cluster-based distributed computing.
• Experience implementing cloud-based solutions for compute and storage preferred.
• Ability to deploy computer software, both open-source and internally developed.
• Working knowledge of operational planning and process tracking.
• Demonstrated knowledge of system monitoring.
• Strong scripting skills (Bash, Perl) and an ability to program is an advantage.
• Good written and oral communication skills, including maintaining internal wikis and developing system manuals and other documentation that may be required to meet regulatory requirements.
• Excellent organizational, consultative and communication skills with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
• Working knowledge of IT environments, equipment and devices and ability to install and maintain computer equipment.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematical sciences or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Technosoft Corporation
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At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
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