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HPC Engineer

Norton Blake

Posted on Nov 3, 2022 by Norton Blake

Surrey, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£70k - £70k Annual

My Client is as an industry leader in the Geoscience Space and are seeking a High-Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer to join their global HPC and Digital Platform team! Please apply if your think your skills align with the below requirements:

This role requires a proven track record across a wide range of activities connected to an HPC and Cloud environment and will focus on developing their DevOps environment, transitioning from older IT Ops approaches into a more Agile way of working. It will help lead that transition by demonstrating best practice, and through coaching and development of existing staff.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Improve and develop their systems, technology, and infrastructure, alongside providing third line technical support;
  • Mentor and coach junior members of the team.
  • Make sure the operational maintenance model, and the tools used, are efficient and well-designed.
  • Understanding the client's needs and converting this into technical solutions is important as well as the continued stability, availability, and performance of the platforms.

For this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a remote scheme, with occasional working from their office based on business needs. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.


  • Degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems or related computing subjects
  • Minimum of five years' experience in relevant fields.
  • ITIL Foundation level certification

Skills and Competencies


  • Extensive levels of Linux administration, preferably in an HPC environment
  • Good experience with Agile Project Management
  • Fast and effective problem-solving skills and a methodical approach to work
  • An enthusiastic attitude towards learning and flexibility to adapt to new challenges or changes in direction
  • The ability to define and manage project deadlines
  • Effective communication


  • High level DevOps methodologies understanding
  • Knowledge of some of the following: Ansible, Puppet, Openstack, FAI, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Docker, Zabbix etc.
  • Scripting and automation
  • Cloud administration experience
  • Virtualization knowledge and experience
  • Experience in hardware maintenance (Storage/CPU/GPU)

Reference: 1780820912

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