High Performance Computing Software Consultant/System Administrator

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

ORGANIZATION: Nuclear Science & Technology (NS&T) GRADE: 220 WORK LOCATION: Idaho Falls, ID (In town - 9x80 schedule) Idaho National Lab (INL) will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure! Join us - innovate the future! The High Performance Computing organization within the Nuclear Science & Technology (NS&T) Directorate at INL is seeking a talented High Performance Computing Software Consultant/System Administrator to function as an effective interface between the High Performance Computing and Advanced Scientific Computing directorate organizations and the rest of the Lab. Responsibilities * HPC leadership at INL including understanding mission requirements and providing solutions for users * Mentor and develop new staff * Responsible for designing, defining, installing, configuring, debugging, troubleshooting, optimizing, and maintaining HPC supercomputers and supporting infrastructure. * Demonstrate leadership through good communication skills, creativity and positivity * Define system architecture and application configurations for HPC systems * Research, install, configure and maintain HPC system software * Research, install, configure, manage, and maintain cluster level software for queuing, allocations, and reporting * Research, install, configure and maintain 3rd party HPC applications * Research and diagnose system operational problems quickly and effectively * Coordinate with vendors to resolve hardware and software problems * Port computer code and write system management software tools * Support and maintain HPC system, software, and network security * Define and document procedures and tasks * Participate in a 24-hour, 7-day on-call support rotation and off-hours maintenance activities * Implement and integrate new systems * Perform system performance analysis and tuning * Provide user support & training * Support laboratory wide training and outreach activities with the purpose of increasing HPC adoption at INL * Support university training and outreach activities with the purpose of building HPC and computational science skills * Contribute to the enhanced reputation of HPC both at INL and regionally * Be familiar with data center design, cooling, power, and operations * Coordinate with HPC staff for bi-annual HPC maintenance/outages * Support high performance computing through the design of software, database, and web-based solutions to monitor and capture key HPC metrics * Support python programming language and modern web development frameworks, content management systems, relational databases, graphical toolkits, version control systems, and OS X/Linux system administration * Work effectively both independently and as a member of the team in computer science, scientific software engineering, and client/server programming * Take direction from other team members and peers, and also provide input in a constructive manner to others while maintaining a positive and professional relationship * Monitor application usage so availability of resources is constant and proactively adjusted to meet demands. * Consult with scientists and Engineers regarding their HPC work. * Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills * Bachelor's degree and 5 years relevant experience; OR Masters and 3 years relevant experience * Preference for PhD and 2 years relevant experience * 5 or more years of experience in high performance computing * Expertise with MPI, OpenMP, and scripting languages * Programming proficiency with C, C , and Fortran * Experience in writing, porting, debugging, analyzing, and optimizing parallel programs * 5 or more years experience working with UNIX/Linux * In-depth understanding of batch queuing and scheduling * Positive customer service attitude and strong oral and written communication skills * Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills * Demonstrated user support in scientific computing * Effective team builder at project or organizational level * Group Lead experience in an HPC environment * Must be able to work in a culturally diverse environment. * Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions. INL Mission Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. INL Vision Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure. Selective Service Requirements To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov. Equal Employment Opportunity Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. Other Information When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration. Benefits, Salary, and Relocation We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/. .

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