Senior Linux High Performance Computing Administrator

United Technologies   •  

East Hartford, CT

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 103 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Your key focus areas will include, but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for core software and some engineering application installations in order to meet the computing needs of engineering projects
  • Handle projects utilizing standard project management tools and methodologies
  • Responsible for ongoing customer communications and updates to project status
  • Document process improvements and standard work processes for Linux & HPC environments
  • Research and resolve problems as well as make recommendations for process improvements and evaluating future technologies & strategies aimed at improving the Linux and HPC compute environments
  • This position may require occasional after-hours support
  • Imaging, supporting, and integrating High Performing Computing (HPC) clusters and servers running Red Hat Enterprise LINUX (RHEL) in a non-standard engineering environment
  • Are you a strong troubleshooter? We need you to handle troubleshooting, scheduling, and installation of engineering applications
  • You will analyze and handle complex projects supporting customer initiatives. You will be assisting customers and IT resources at varying levels of the organization
  • We are looking for an innovator with confirmed strategy development and project implementation skills, and a strong leader with some experience leading teams
  • We need you to use good judgment, collaborate, multi-task, and timely manage numerous projects effectively
  • Participate in process improvement efforts
  • Partner with other subject matter professionals to ensure success
  • You will provide after-hours support as needed for scheduled off-hour maintenance, timely remediation of emergency situations and problem resolution
  • 10% Travel



Basic Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Security Clearance
  • U.S. Citizen. Due to program requirements
  • 5+ years of Linux System Admin experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • General networking skills - IP network design, InfiniBand.
  • Experience working on isolated networks
  • Knowledge of the Internetworking services: DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, Samba, SSH, NTP, HTTP, etc
  • Storage Architectures: SAN, SAS, SATA, Bandwidth, Performance & backup -
  • Red Hat Certified Systems ( RHCSA / RHCSE ), or equivalent (LPIC) Security+ and/or Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner (CISSP) AIX / IBM CSA Desired skills
  • Experience with Ansible and Configuration Management Automation
  • Ability to understand application scaling issues related to problem resolution
  • Handle the development of appropriate application benchmarks, analyze results and resolve optimal configurations for processor type/speed, size of memory/cache, and memory interconnect fabric for customer problem domains
  • Familiarity with IBM Platform LSF scheduler
  • Knowledge of secure collaboration techniques
  • Craft clear and extensive documentation on system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks
  • Provide direction on solutions as it pertains to Root Cause Corrective Action reports
  • Creative troubleshooting skills
  • Compile information and provide creative solutions

You will be required to obtain the following certifications(currentorachievedwithin6monthsofemployment)

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or equivalent

Security+ and/or Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner (CISSP), or equivalent