Linux Administrator HPC - £45k

Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting opportunity for a Linux System Administrator based in the heart of Newcastle city centre.

HPC Linux Systems Administrator Salary: £45k

Your new company
My client is a large public sector organisation based in the heart of Newcastle city centre. My client is looking to add a highly skilled Linux system administrator with experience of High Performance Computing, or can demonstrate a capability of moving into this area.

Your new role
Based within the Infrastructure Systems Team, you will be technical and organisationally proficient enough to provide hands-on support, administration, and implementation of the centralised HPC infrastructure. This is a varied and exciting role requiring you to set technical direction of HPC to meet the needs of my client's community. Forming effective collaborative relationships across the IT teams and customers will be essential. You will support and consolidate existing HPC infrastructure and advise on up and coming HPC technologies which may provide benefit to my client. You will have experience of implementing and maintaining HPC hardware, software and be familiar with batch processing and queue management.

What you'll need to succeed
Significant recent and practical Linux Systems Administrator experience at an enterprise or HPC level of one of more of the following Linux operating systems: Redhat; CentOS; Debian/Ubuntu. Broad based foundation of IT skills; Use of scripting to automate Linux management; Experience in implementing and administering large Linux installations; Proven experience in troubleshooting Linux issues;

What you'll get in return
Your new role will give you the opportunity to work on a large environment and will allow for exposure to highly complex issues which will in turn add to your skill set and give a deeper exposure to Linux. The successful candidate will get a market leading package.

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