HPC Systems Engineer
Paul May and Associates - Chicago, IL

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Chicago , IL 60654

Description:
The individual in this role will serve as the main point of
contact to ensure that the high performance computing environment meets the
demands of the quant trading community.

Duties &

Responsibilities:
·
Assist in designing, implementing, and
maintaining high performance file storage systems.

·
Manage and support HPC scheduling software such
as Moab , Maui ,
or Sun Grid Engine.

·
Implement and support performance monitoring and
fault monitoring systems.

·
Monitor systems and storage performance, up to
and including network components.

·
Compile, package, install and upgrade software
and operating system components.

·
Create scripts and use tools to automate
frequently performed tasks.

·
Develop, improve, document and promote standard
operating procedures.

·
Interact directly with traders, quants and other
IT staff to troubleshoot problems and issues.

·
Need to be available to work nights and weekends
as required.

Experience &

Skills:
·
Extensive and thorough understanding of Linux
(kernel, system libraries, system daemons, distribution software packaging,
compiling and porting add-on packages, etc.), across multiple distributions
(RedHat, Debian, etc.).

·
Outstanding scripting skills in Bash and one or
more of: Perl, Python, Ruby.

·
Experience implementing and maintaining system
configuration management tools (Puppet, CFengine, Chef, and Bcfg2).

·
Thorough understanding of Linux IP networking
concepts.

·
Experience with system (Zenoss, Nagios) and log
(Splunk, syslog-ng) monitoring/analysis tools.

·
Excellent communication and documentation
skills.

·
Ability to work well as part of a team in a
fast-paced environment.

·
Ability to communicate effectively with people
of varying technical abilities.

·
Ability to work with highly confidential
materials.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with the

following qualifications:
·
Working knowledge of high-speed cluster
interconnect technology (i.e. Infiniband, Myrinet, 10GigE).

·
Experience with common HPC tools: Moab ,
Torque/Maui, Ganglia, Grid Engine, MPI and/or PBS.

·
Expert knowledge of high performance file
systems and storage technologies such as Lustre, GPFS, Panasas PanFS, or
Quantum StorNext FS.

·
Prior experience in a clustered compute/HPC or
research computing environment.

·
Experience with C/C++.
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