Senior High Performance Computing Engineer

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There is a brand new exciting role for a Senior High Performance Computing Engineer to join a global geoscience technology leader.

The Company:

Using a unique combination of pioneering proprietary software, visualization applications and high performance computing capabilities; their scientific teams collaborate with customers through the analysis, enhancement and creative problems solving of complex data. They are in the pursuit of providing a deeper understanding of the Earth’s subsurface structures for exploration, production and optimization of oil and gas reservoirs. 

Senior HPC Responsibilities:

–          Play an active role in provisioning, developing, installation and configuration, operation and maintenance of specialist computing infrastructure

–          Provide technical support to junior members

–          Design HPC architectures (computer or storage components) in collaboration with the IT Operations and SI sourcing team

–          Be a high level expert who can deal with various HPC issues

–          Perform benchmarks to select suitable vendors and products

–          Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst our STC operations teams.

–          Ensure optimal deployment of production solutions.

–          Collaborate with our compute and storage vendors.

Senior HPC Engineer Requirements:

–          Educated to a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PHD degree level in any of the following disciplines; Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems or related computing subjects

–          A strong scientific background and capabilities of developing a good understanding of seismic processing business

–          Extensive expertise in HPC compute and storage, in both hardware (CPUs, accelerators, interconnects, storage, etc.) and software (Linux components, HPC tools and parallel file systems).

–          Proven experience in fixing operational issues for large-scale HPC infrastructures.

–          Experience using and adapting to new technologies.

–          Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.

–          Experience of Openstack technologies would be desirable

They are looking to have someone start as soon as possible and would like interviews to commence Monday 20th September. This shall be a three stage process. If interested or know somebody who is, get in touch today with a recent CV and we can go through the role in more detail!


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