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Systems Administrators: Servers, Clusters and Supercomputers for Computational Biochemistry

D. E. Shaw Research Published: August 28, 2022
120 W. 45th St., 39th Fl., New York, NY
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Exceptional sysadmins sought to manage systems infrastructure, networks, and information security for a New York–based interdisciplinary research group.  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
  • Making all of the above available to researchers in a secure and convenient way

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 deploying security tools, 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 is pursuing a long-term strategy 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 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 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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