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Job of the Week: HPC System Administrators at D.E. Shaw Research in New York

D.E. Shaw Research in New York is seeking HPC System Administrators in our Job of the Week.

Our research effort is aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the field of biochemistry and fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. Exceptional sysadmins sought to manage systems, storage, and network infrastructure for a New York–based interdisciplinary research group. Positions are available at our New York City offices, and at our data centers in Durham, NC and Endicott, NY.

Successful hires will be responsible for our servers and cluster environments, including:

  • Massively parallel custom supercomputers
  • Petabytes of storage
  • High-performance local and wide-area networks
  • Linux clusters ranging from hundreds to thousands of CPU cores and GPUs

Ideal candidates should have strong fundamental knowledge of Linux concepts such as file systems, networking, and processes in addition to practical experience administering Linux systems. Relevant areas of expertise might include large-installation systems administration experience and strong programming and scripting ability, but specific knowledge of and level of experience in any of these areas is less critical than exceptional intellectual ability. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and we will consider candidates at all levels of experience, including entry-level applicants, and encourage junior candidates seeking outstanding opportunities for growth to apply. We offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.

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