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Systems Administrators in Pittsburgh: Servers, Clusters and Supercomputers for Computational Biochemistry

D. E. Shaw Research Published: August 9, 2022
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Exceptional sysadmins sought to manage systems infrastructure, networks, and data center operations at a state-of-the-art facility in Pittsburgh, PA.  Successful hires will be responsible for bring-up and ongoing maintenance of some of the world’s most advanced supercomputers, as well as creating, implementing, and maintaining processes and infrastructure to operate these machines.  They will also be responsible for our server and HPC cluster environments, including:

  • Massively parallel custom supercomputers with custom interconnects and direct liquid cooling technology
  • Petabytes of storage
  • High-performance local and wide-area networks
  • Linux HPC clusters ranging from hundreds to thousands of CPU cores and GPUs

Ideal candidates will 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, operational experience in data centers, site reliability engineering (SRE) experience, and strong programming and scripting ability, but specific knowledge of and level of experience in any of these areas is less critical than intellectual curiosity, versatility, and a track record of achievement.  Candidates should have excellent communication skills, and we will consider candidates at all levels of experience.

We take great pride in the caliber of our team and offer above-market compensation.  In addition, we strive to support the personal and professional needs of our team members by offering generous benefits, opportunities for community engagement, and a variety of learning and development programs.

D. E. Shaw Research uses advanced computational technologies to understand the behavior of biologically and pharmaceutically significant molecules at an atomic level of detail, and to design precisely targeted, highly selective drugs for the treatment of various diseases.

To submit an application, please use the link provided below:

D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We embrace diversity along all dimensions, and respect and value the unique qualities, perspectives, and identities of every person in our group. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, caste, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, caregiver status, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, disability, or status in any other category protected in this regard by law in any jurisdiction in which we operate.

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