HPC Systems Administrator

  • Job Reference: 6704830
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: South East (Home Counties)
  • Salary: £40,000 to £48,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: excellent benefits
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Permanent Opportunity – HPC Systems Engineer
Agency Reference Number: 6704830

Venn Group is currently working with a top 10 Higher Education organisation who is recruiting for an HPC Systems Engineer to provide administration for their research IT department, in particular with HPC, high capacity storage and Cloud.

Salary: £40,000-48,000 + excellent benefits package
Location: South East 
Length: Permanent

Job responsibilities include:

  • User management, building and installing scientific software for HPC and incident management
  • Identifying, diagnosing and resolving faults and areas to improve across all research platforms
  • Collecting and communicating complex data about platform usage to members of the team and customers in order to improve customer experience
  • Providing specialist guidance to customers, conveying technical information in clear language
  • Preparing, customising and delivering training to a variety of audiences


The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in building scientific computing software from source using EasyBuild
  • Experience managing job submission systems (Slurm or Torque) and parallel file systems
  • Strong experience installing, configuring, managing and supporting Linux
  • Experience working alongside scientific computing and HPC systems
  • Higher education or research experience - desirable


To apply for this role or to find out about other Education Technology jobs, please contact Cat Udell on the London Education Technology Recruitment team on 020 7557 7667 or email cudell@venngroup.com

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.