The High-Performance Computing (HPC) Technical Lead will own the UTAHPC and the relationship with the UTA researchers and responsible for its success. This role reports to the Assistant Director of Operations and will interface with researchers to provide technical support, training and programming expertise for the development of HPC and data intensive applications to users of local or cloud-based research clusters and data storage systems. This individual will be part of the Office of Information Technology and will work closely with systems, storage, and network engineers to support HPC, OpenStack and Bid Data clusters. In addition, this position will work with and serve as primary IT liaison for researchers to identify and support technology related to research and research initiatives at The University of Texas at Arlington.
Lead the HPC team and be the system architect and perform administration and optimizing applications in an academic HPC Center consisting of Linux-based HPC and storage systems including hardware and software in largescale heterogeneous environments. Focus efforts heavily on building systems that are fully automated and orchestrated to ensure rapid deployment and meeting SLA and business objectives for the researchers. HPC or cloud scheduling, such as, GridEngine, HT Condor, SLURM, Mesos or Nomad. Programming in common scripting languages (Bash, Python, etc.), and parallel programming methodologies (e.g., MPI). Expert knowledge of SSH, Iptables, NFS, DNS. Investigating new technologies that have promise to advance scientific computation and other research-based technology for DMC researchers. Maintains current technical knowledge and skills necessary to support the defined system architecture model. Performs other duties assigned.
Master’s degree & five (5) years of experience (educational equivalent) in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Computer Science or the equivalent experience. High performance computing cluster or cloud-based environment, or a related field. Expert in architecting systems and leading HPC staff.
Ph.D. preferred in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Location: Ft. Worth
Internal Number: 10531
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.