[NUUG jobbmarked] System engineer/admin – High Performance Computing Laboratory

Eirik Thorsnes 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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