HPC Service Navigator

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz

Office of Information Technology

HPC Service Navigator

Position #796457– Requisition #25952

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The Office of Information Technology has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) HPC Service Navigator Position

Does this describe you?

Are you a leader who wants to impact research and human health through collaborating with researchers in using High Performance Computing (HPC) techniques and tools?  Are you a HPC guru who loves High Performance Computing, partnering with researching, conquering complex parallel computing challenges or GPU based compute?  Do you love being part of a team working across all areas of science and health and even across campuses?  Someone who listens to the challenge ahead and then engages not only their talents but the talents of the individuals and teams around them to produce real world solutions utilized by researchers, educators and students.  Then we’d like to meet you!

We are looking for an HPC Service Navigator at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to serve as a key partner to researchers on our campus to leverage our investment in high performance computing resources.  This exciting opportunity gives you the opportunity to:

    Ensure success in the day-to-day operations of the CU Anschutz instance of the Alpine high performance computing system, including setting priorities for different projects, tracking the throughput of projects, reallocating resources between projects, assisting the team to troubleshoot and correct workflow issues, and for implementing the longer-term strategic vision of HPC computing.Acting as an advocate and evangelist for the HPC resources offered through the AMC/Boulder partnership, educating researchers and prospective users with services offered and connecting researchers with the appropriate resources when necessary.Preparing analytics and reporting that represents utilization of the resources for use in publications, case studies, funding models and other uses.Managing governance development efforts to ensure users have a smooth experience using allocated time on the resource.
    Working with appropriate groups to develop “buy up” model for units who would like to invest in greater than base amounts of compute infrastructure.Actively support CU Anschutz’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, supporting and ensuring compliance with policies on equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity as well as the overall mission, vision, and values of OIT and implementing programs and processes within the assigned work units that support the mission, vision, and values of the university.
What are we looking for?

We want someone that has:

  • Curiosity, motivation, and a desire for continuous learning
  • A belief that strong relationships are key to success
  • A self-starter with a can-do attitude
  • An effective servant leader and manager of people who begins interactions by listening
  • A collaborator with a focus on providing solutions based on the requirements and necessary outcomes of those whom we serve
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse user base having varied levels of technical proficiencies

We also have a few Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or closely related field.Substitution: Work experience in the occupational field or specialized subject area of the work assigned to the job may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the degree.
    2+ years of experience as a researcher in a science, engineering, or related field
Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

And would love to see these additional qualifications, but they are not required:

    Master’s degree in a science, engineering, or related fieldDemonstrated successes contributing to a collaborative research team Extensive experience working in academic or other research environments Experience with the research data lifecycleExperience leading an interdisciplinary teamAdvanced understanding of the HPC technical concepts, architecture, systems, development methods, and disciplines associated product development, and utilizes knowledge to accelerate program completion. This includes understanding of silicon, firmware, and software development methodsHPC or enterprise hardware/software industry experienceUnderstanding of computational workflows that utilize large-scale cyberinfrastructure, including high performance computing or cloud platforms
*Full detailed job description given to those identified for interviews.

Why work for OIT?

We value our team members and strive to achieve work life balance, inclusivity, and a FUN working environment. Click HERE to view testimonials from OIT Employees about why they enjoy working for OIT!

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) works to advance the University mission by providing innovative technology solutions and services to the CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campuses, their constituents and partners. Click here to find out more about the Office of Information Technology

OIT formed with the vision of becoming the primary organization that university constituents utilize to solve their information technology challenges. To meet this vision, it was clear that a culture that put our constituents at the center of our service offering was necessary. OIT began working to build a culture of six core values, Service, Professionalism, Leadership, Innovation, Community, and Excellence (SPLICE) through our focus on TEAM – Trust, Empower, Appreciate, and MotivateClick here to find out more about OIT’s Culture 

We believe diverse teams are more innovative and make better decisions! In OIT, we strive to create a workplace where team members feel heard, valued, and have a sense of belonging. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. We are committed to diversity and equity in education and employment.

About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

Why work for the University?

We have AMAZING Benefits and offer 10 holidays a year including exceptional amounts of vacation and sick leave! 

See for yourself: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits and https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/leave-policies

Conditions of Employment:

This position may require some occasional weekend and evening assignments as well as occasional availability during off-hours for participation in both scheduled and unscheduled activities.

This position is eligible for a hybrid of locally remote and on-site working locations. The work schedule will be based around core working hours in Colorado Mountain Time.

Must be willing and able to travel between campuses (Denver Campus and Anschutz Medical Campus)

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Parking expenses for employees are not covered by the university. To review parking options please visit the link below and select your appropriate campus:

Facilities Management Permit Parking

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $85,000 to $100,000.  

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. Try out our Total Compensation Calculator:  http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefit

Job Category: Information Technology
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 12, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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