HPC/Cloud Specialist - London

Cititec Associates Limited
London (Greater)
12 Jun 2018
03 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

HPC/Cloud Specialist

The grid engineering team at this investment company is responsible for managing the infrastructure of thousands of servers which are used to run risk calculations. The role includes overseeing the HPC grid spanning multiple data centers and occupying over 10,000 servers and 250K cores

The group is also involved in deploying grid applications to IBM Soft layer and AWS. Required expertise include HPC computing, Linux, networking, automation and Public Cloud apart from excellent inter-personal skills.

The work will involve optimizing the infrastructure from an operating system and networking perspective. It will involve working closely with the application developers and support teams. The candidate will be involved with engineering infrastructure to migrate to the Public Cloud. The candidate needs to have experience with HPC technologies, sound infrastructure knowledge and good development skills


  • Redhat Enterprise Linux engineer level knowledge
  • Strong scripting skills in Python
  • Experience with HPC
  • Linux/Unix System Administration


  • Infrastructure deployment experience in the Public cloud
  • Knowledge of security controls for the Public cloud ( encryption of data in motion/rest and key management )
  • Experience with distributed, parallel file systems and related tools (GPFS, CFS etc.)
  • Monitoring/Visualizing products like Zabbix, Splunk, Extrahop, Sevone or similar, the RRD file format
  • Central config management system for Linux experience (Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Linux containers
  • Experience in the financial industry
  • GPU's and FPGA's

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