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Job of the Week: Senior HPC Systems Administrator at Purdue

Purdue University is seeking a Senior HPC Systems Administrator in our Job of the Week.

In this role, you will assist world renowned researchers in advancing science. Additionally, as Senior HPC Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for large sections of Purdue’s innovative computational research environment and help set direction of future research systems. This role requires an individual to work closely with researchers, systems administrators, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions to develop large-impact projects and computational systems.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or other related fields with seven years of experience with Linux/Unix system administration. We also seek an individual that has experience deploying, troubleshooting, and maintaining Linux systems in a scientific or research computing environment. In lieu of degree consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience.

Other key qualifications include:

  • Experience working on technical proposals and supporting and leading active research projects
  • Experience with programming in several of: C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, or UNIX shell
  • Ability to mentor less experienced technical staff

Purdue University is one of the nation’s premier institutions with more than 200 areas of undergraduate study and renowned research initiatives. Purdue’s undergraduate and graduate programs rank among the best in the country. Twenty-two of America’s astronauts hold Purdue degrees. Students from all 50 states and more than 130 countries bring rich diversity to the main campus in West Lafayette. Although a large university, Purdue maintains an intimate atmosphere that highly values individual needs and achievements. Purdue also offers a generous fringe benefit package (www.purdue.edu/benefits) that includes retirement benefits as well as major medical, disability, life insurance, vacation days, personal business days and tuition remission.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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