HPC/Cloud DevOps Engineer

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Jul 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: HPC/Cloud DevOps Engineer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: School of Medicine, Dean's Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-28-2017

Posting Summary:
The Cloud DevOps Engineer will provide system level support in advanced computing for SOM researchers. S/he will work closely with other research computing teams on the campus through a seamless service workflow, and will deliver application solutions to meet a wide variety of computational requirements. This position will be a key service provider of computational research support for SOM faculty.

Job Responsibilities Include:

- Work with the SOMRC team to provide technical support for SOM researchers using a variety of local systems, including: HPC clusters, securing computing platforms, parallel file systems and other various storage solutions, virtualized environments, etc.
- Develop and implement Cloud solutions in AWS, GCP, and Azure to support computational requirements of SOM researchers that fall outside the scope of local systems.
- Support researchers at School of Medicine who are using Ivy (UVA's secure, HIPAA compliant platform)
- Work closely with other user-facing research computing organizations at UVA (Advanced Research Computing Services, Research Data Services, Health Sciences Library, etc.) for streamlined user support.
- Work with ITS-HPC team for future implementation of OpenStack and other container systems.

Required Eduation & Experience:

The qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 3 years of experience in Science and IT is required. An in-depth knowledge and proficient use of Linux system tools and programming languages is also required. The qualified candidate will effectively program, operate and administer heterogeneous computing systems.

- Knowledge and experiences in Cloud solution development and implementation using AWS, GCP and/or Azure.
- Experience integrating hybrid (cloud + on-promise) computing systems across a variety of locations and providers.
- Experience with building, deploying, and managing Linux Container solutions.
- Broad knowledge of computer science, IT technology trends and ability to effectively apply the knowledge to UVA's research environments.
- Experience maintaining security systems in compliance with applicable regulations
- Passion for providing delivery of high-quality production services and supporting academic researchers.
- Great communications skills and must be a team player.
- Proven ability to work across organizations to build collaborative partnerships.


This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

Applicants should complete a candidate profile through the Jobs@UVa website and provide a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references. To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79694

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge and experiences in Cloud solution development and implementation using AWS, GCP and/or Azure.
- Experience integrating hybrid (cloud + on-promise) computing systems across a variety of locations and providers.
- Experience with building, deploying, and managing Linux Container solutions.
- Broad knowledge of computer science, IT technology trends and ability to effectively apply the knowledge to UVA's research environments.
- Experience maintaining security systems in compliance with applicable regulations
- Passion for providing delivery of high-quality production services and supporting academic researchers.
- Great communications skills and must be a team player.
- Proven ability to work across organizations to build collaborative partnerships.

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79694

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