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HPC Systems Splst 1 - req# 7993

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 5/1/2019
Job Reference #: 7993
Keywords: technical, system

Job Description

HPC Systems Splst 1

Requisition IDreq7993
Working TitleHPC Systems Splst 1
Position Grade13
Position Summary

Provides entry-level system management and system programming support in a large-scale high-performance and data-intensive research computing environment. Responsibilities include working as member of systems team on the administration, integration and maintenance of large scale parallel computing systems as well as other systems and peripherals, including high performance computing clusters, virtualization systems, enterprise storage systems, visualization environments, and networks. Participates in system integration, deployment, and administration projects, system performance analyses, problem resolution, and system security initiatives. Works with senior staff on the development of system management tools and architectural assessments for production systems. Works with senior staff to provide technical assistance and consultation for faculty, researchers, students, and technical staff on the use of the high-performance computing platforms. Works closely with other staff and departmental entities to provide a comprehensive support infrastructure for academic, commercial, and government users from a broad range of research disciplines.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related Technical, Scientific, or Engineering discipline; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Fundamental understanding of high-performance computing technology.
  • Knowledge of high-performance computing systems; scalable, parallel architectures; and basic aspects of the UNIX operating system.
  • Familiarity with network security procedures and protocols.
  • Ability to understand and follow established methods and procedures for the integration, testing, and installation of system modifications.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCtr for Adv. Research Computing (663A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3434.31 - $4666.67 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date2/18/2019
Application InstructionsA complete application will consist of: 1. Cover letter2. Resume3. A separate document answering the following five questions: a. How would you add a new user account to a UNIX server from the command line? b. List three directories in which you would look to find a system binary executable. c. How would you list all file names that contain a specific pattern in a UNIX directory tree? d. How would you find documentation on the command line options of the UNIX tar command? e. How do you back up your current computing system/systems?

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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