Research Computer Specialist
Our client based in Cranfield is an exciting and innovative place to work, leading in the world of research and offering ground breaking postgraduate courses to high caliber students.
To provide support for the specialist research software applications, systems and services used by staff and students, including the High-Performance Computing (HPC) facilities.
They have an exciting opportunity to join a high performing and established team of IT professionals, responsible for the design, support, development and operation of the Research Computing services.
Supporting in excess of 1,600 staff and 4000 students, you will have the opportunity to assist researchers with the application of new innovative technologies to support their research needs.
You will ensure that the Research Computing infrastructure is highly available and provide support for end users of our High Performance Computing (HPC) systems. You will use industry best practice methods and approaches to design, develop, test and implement changes to the Research Computing infrastructure that enhance and improve the services as well as providing support to the service teams.
You will have worked in a similar role and have detailed practical knowledge of supporting HPC services and technical application software. Specialist knowledge of HPC related technologies is required. Specific technologies include IP networking, Infiniband networking, parallel-distributed file systems, batch queuing systems, firewalls, system-monitoring tools with a strong emphasis on Linux. You will have a degree in Computer Science/related subject or demonstrable equivalent experience, as well as strong problem solving ability and good communications skills.
In the role you will receive a number of additional benefits including flexible working, up to 25 days of annual leave with a further 6 days determined by the University, on site car parking an attractive pension scheme and access to a range of onsite facilities including gym , healthcare, social club and shops.
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