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Systems Administrators: Servers, Clusters and Supercomputers

D. E. Shaw Research Published: February 7, 2021
120 W. 45th Street, 39th Floor New York, NY 10036, USA, New York, NY
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Exceptional sysadmins sought to manage systems, storage, and network infrastructure for a New York–based interdisciplinary research group. Successful hires will be responsible for our servers and cluster environments, including:

  • Massively parallel custom ANTON® supercomputers for computational biochemistry
  • 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.

Our research effort is aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the field of biochemistry and fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery.

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 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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