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Linux Consultant (HPC - High Performance Computing) - Gothenburg, Sweden - English speaking

Octopus Computer Associates

Posted on Nov 19, 2021 by Octopus Computer Associates

Not Specified, Sweden
1 Jan 2021
€60 - €60 Hourly

Linux Consultant (HPC - High Performance Computing) - Gothenburg, Sweden - English speaking/START DATE: January

One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for a Linux Consultant (HPC - High Performance Computing).


Please find some details below:

In our AD Validation team, you will work with the cutting edge of High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure in Autonomous Drive. You will ensure the smooth daily operations of our HPC environments and help support our users in the business to ensure that the customer gets the most value and performance as possible. Our team is managing several existing clusters in Sweden and China and we are now in the implementation phase for an additional major High Throughput Cluster (HTC) with over 100PiB storage and CPU/GPU nodes.

What you will do

You will work closely with Autonomous Drive & Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (AD and ADAS) developers and engineers, supporting in optimizing code and strategies to run in HPC, recommend ways of working, arrange workshops and training sessions, capture requirements, identify solutions, setting up proof of concepts, help manage workloads and other related tasks. You will also be involved in the continuous improvement and extension of the Storage and Compute (S&C) solutions as well as in the ongoing operations together with our S&C suppliers. You will act as one of our HPC Subject Matter Experts (SME) and help users understand the capability of the HPC solutions, show recommended ways of working, help manage workloads, stop/start jobs, prioritize jobs etc. You will be given a high degree of trust and be empowered to solve issues to ensure that the business receives the HPC services that they need.

You will as well

Work with technical engineers in the business areas assisting with methods/workflow, application optimization, automation etc. to improve the overall user experience and efficiency Act as a local Subject Matter Expert (SME) for everything related to HPC/HTC including Linux, configuration management, schedulers, hardware, applications etc. Assist in developing standards and procedures and to work with our external providers to implement them Participate in both internal IT and business projects as SME Work with our external service providers to assist in advanced troubleshooting, reviewing, and signing off root cause analysis reports etc.

You and your skills

To be successful in this position you are a Linux native and fluent in Python and/or other Scripting languages. You have experience from working with HPC technologies and are familiar with tools like Slurm/PBS/LSF or similar, Docker/Singularity as well as Terraform/Ansible or other infrastructure automation languages. Degree in IT, Computer Science, or equivalent experience 10+ years of relevant Linux experience You have relevant experience from cluster computing, preferably High Performance OR Computing administration in an enterprise environment including administration of network, Servers, storage, clients etc.

Experience with storage concepts such as scale-out NAS (NFS), SMB, parallel filesystems, POSIX, and object storage (to name but a few)

Experience with parallel computing (HPC/HTC), performance troubleshooting & optimization, operating environments at large scale

Please send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.

Reference: 1403821044

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