The Center for Computational Research (CCR) at the University at
Buffalo (UB) invites applications for a systems
administrator. This position involves the installation,
upgrade and optimization of software and services across a variety
of Linux based high performance compute clusters. The candidate
will work with the systems administration group on long term
projects as well as perform routine systems administration
functions to maintain the center's production environment. The
ideal candidate should be a self-motivated individual who is ready
to learn new skill-sets, new technologies, and likes a
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline. However, a combined education and equivalent experience will also be considered. Have 2-5 years of hands-on experience with Linux Systems Administration (RedHat or CentOS preferred). Experience with Git or other DVCS. Experience with programming/scripting (any of the following are preferred: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby). Strong troubleshooting/problem solving skills. Work well in a team setting or independently without frequent direction from supervisor/manager. Have a clear understanding of LAN networking and network security. Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Show an aptitude of learning new skills and technologies.
Database Software - SQL and/or NoSQL. Configuration management software (Puppet preferred). Knowledge of HPC concepts and technologies (SLURM, MPI). Linux/Network Infrastructure - DNS, LDAP, Kerberos, SMTP, NFS, SSL, SSH. Linux support tools - Netstat, Ngrep, RPM, apt-get. Security - General understanding of system and network security. Knowledge of cloud-based computing (Amazon AWS, Eucalyptus, OpenStack). Ticketing systems - RequestTracker (RT) or similar. Experience with any of the following software is a plus: FreeIPA, Foreman, Puppet, SLURM.
Salary: $50,000 - $65,000 (commensurate with
Interested persons should apply on-line at UB Jobs. Email applications can not be accepted.