[NUUG jobbmarked] System engineer/admin – High Performance Computing Laboratory
eirik.thorsnes at bccs.uib.no
Mon Nov 19 17:07:48 CET 2007
System engineer/admin – High Performance Computing Laboratory
A three-year position, with the possibility for an extension, as a
system engineer is immediately available at Unifob AS, Bergen Center for
Computational Sciences (BCCS) within the High Performance Computing
Laboratory (Para//ab). BCCS operates the High Performance Computing
facilities of the University of Bergen and is related to computational
sciences in Biology and Environmental Sciences.
The team of system engineers at Para//ab is concerned with installation,
implementation and maintenance of the High Performance Computing
facilities, grid related tasks as well as a pool of PCs. The High
Performance Computing facilities currently comprise a compute-cluster
and a large capability machine to be installed in late 2007. In addition
the group operates disk- and tape storage facilities. The grid
activities are related to the compute-clusters and storage facilities
and provide corresponding services. The pool of PCs comprises about 50
Linux and Windows machines. The team currently consists of four engineers.
The new position is related to the grid activities of the group. The new
system engineer will be concerned with the operation and support of the
compute clusters, the storage facilities as well as the grid services.
His or her work will be closely related to the work of the whole team.
We expect enthusiasm and independence as well as the ability to work in
a team environment. The candidate should have experience within
UNIX/Linux system administration - including knowledge of networks,
firewalls, security and performance optimization. Knowledge and
experience within programming, cluster management software and storage
infrastructure will be considered a plus. Good knowledge in English is
The candidate must hold a masters or college degree, or equivalent
higher education. Extensive relevant experience may be considered in
place of higher education. Women in particular are invited to apply.
Please send the following documents to HR Manager, Hilde Sølvberg
(hilde.solvberg at bccs.uib.no) with cc to Group Leader of Parallab,
Professor Klaus Johannsen (klaus.johannsen at bccs.uib.no):
- cover letter;
- detailed CV (max. 3 pages);
- contact information of two references.
Applications which do not include all required documents will not be
The position remains open until a successful candidate is found.
For more information about Parallab and BCCS, please refer to
http://www.bccs.uib.no/ or contact Klaus Johannsen.
Eirik Thorsnes - System Engineer http://www.bccs.uib.no
Parallab, Bergen Center for Computational Science, Unifob
Høyteknologisenteret, Thormøhlensgate 55, N-5008 Bergen, Norway
tel: (+47) 555 84153 fax: (+47) 555 84295
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