Job of the Week: HPC Linux Engineer at Pfizer

Pfizer in Connecticut is seeking an HPC Linux Engineer in our Job of the Week. “We are seeking an accomplished Linux operations engineer with a comprehensive understanding of Linux including systems administration, application tuning and optimization with a strong working knowledge of multiple scientific domains in support of HPC users. The candidate should have demonstrated troubleshooting abilities and would lead our efforts in enabling and maintaining leading edge scientific applications.”

How Can HPC Best Help Pharma R&D?

“The challenges facing informatics systems in the pharmaceutical industry’s R&D laboratories are changing. The number of large-scale computational problems in the life sciences is growing and they will need more high-performance solutions than their predecessors. But the response has to be nuanced: HPC is not a cure-all for the computational problems of pharma R&D. Some applications are better suited to the use of HPC than others and its deployment needs to be considered right at the beginning of experimental design.”