HPC Support Engineer - Cambridge - Unix/Linux/VMWare/Perl/Python/HPC

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
45,000 + benefits
07 Feb 2017
07 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HPC Support Engineer - Cambridge - Unix/Linux/VMWare/Perl/Python/HPC


Up to £45k salary working 40 hours a week, 25 days' holidays (plus bank holidays), ongoing training, ability to build up flexi days, onsite parking in Cambridge.

Who are we

We are a 90 YR old science organisation, recognised the world over for our leading innovations and respected history.

Why Join us

We are constantly aiming to make a difference to the planet, ensuring a sustainable future through breakthroughs in genetics and breeding.

The Role

Reporting directly into the IT Support Manager your role will be responsible for the configuration and maintenance of the high-performance computing platform

Initially the role will focus on the installation and configuration of the newly acquired HPC platform but will also include key duties design and support of the core infrastructure.

Day to day management and resolution of HPC user hardware and software issues
Deployment and development for software and system upgrades on the HPC
Problem resolution regarding the performance of the HPC platform

Essential skills
Unix/Linux Systems administration
Windows System exposure
Exposure to configuration job schedulers for I/O bound computing
VMWare or other virtual environment management
Cisco router and firewall administration
Knowledge of Wan and Lan concepts
Bash, Python or Perl scripting
Degree Educated

Proven track record in a role as an HPC engineer

Knowledge of ITIL DBMS administration a distinct advantage

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic IT Support Engineer to join an interesting and rewarding none profit organisation, gaining exposureof High Performance Computing. For immediate interview send CV's to

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.