201479 - High Performance Computing System Administrator
VA - Multiple Locations
Up to $110.00 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a High Performance Computing System Administrator for a contract opportunity in Chantilly, VA or El Segundo, CA.

" Provide technical support to engineers and scientists using corporate HPC resources including Linux compute clusters as well as large shared-memory systems.
" Install and maintain HPC applications collaborating with end users and other system engineers
" Maintain infrastructure including security patching and configuration improvements.
" Develop automation for more efficient HPC administration
" Help tune resource optimization including job scheduling

" Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
" Minimum of 5 years RedHat or CentOS system administrator experience in an HPC environment
" Proficiency maintaining and tuning compute clusters and large shared memory compute systems
" Proficiency in scripting or automation tools such as
Bash, Python, Ansible, and Puppet.
" Experience with job scheduler such as SGE or SLURM
" Experience hardening Linux systems to meet security requirements
" Ability to work independently as well as part of geographically distributed team
" Experience maintaining HPC runtime and development environments for both interactive and batch workloads
" Good written and oral communication skills
" CompTIA Security+ CE certification or equivalent that meets DoD 8570.01-m requirements for IAT Level II personnel

" Experience setting up HPC development and runtime environments
" Experience managing parallel file systems such as Lustre
" Experience with Ansible or Puppet
" Familiarity with any of the following:
o Programming languages such as Python, C, C++version control software
o HPC container technology like Singularity
o Maintaining GPU-based compute systems including development and runtime
o LUKS deployment
o Deploying and using Ganglia for performance monitoring
o Cloud-based HPC

Bachelor's degree and school must be accredited.

5/40 work week.
7 AM to 4PM
Candidate can be located in Chantilly, VA or El Segundo, CA.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.