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HPC Systems Manager
Ref No.: 17-04764
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date: 12/18/2017
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Mgr, Advanced Systems to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Houston, TX.

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Job Title: Advanced Systems Manager
Work Location: Houston, TX
Duration: Full Time/Direct Hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelors Degree/Ph.D preferred - Mathematics/Engineering

Manager, Advanced Systems Group

The role of the position is to define new HPC hardware/system software standards and lead all related technology exploration activities. This requires a very deep understanding of HPC systems, a good level of computational science and applied mathematics. Also must have the capacity to understand business and operational requirements.

Day to Day
  • Manage the Advanced Systems Group
  • Define, lead and contribute to HPC system standards
  • Lead scouting related to future computing and storage architectures
  • Ensure adoption of the HPC system standards by the business & operations
  • Provide Level 2 support to IT operations for HPC system standards
  • Manage relationships across multiple groups - ASG, IT and Geophysical (production)

  • Strong scientific background to develop a good understanding of seismic processing industry
  • Extensive expertise in computer hardware architecture
  • Extensive expertise in system software: operating systems (Linux), drivers, data center OS, monitoring tools
  • Understanding of computational science is a plus, including parallel programming, code optimizations, applied mathematics and geophysics
  • 5-10 yrs experience in HPC architecture design, selecting hardware, defining system software stack, introducing these modern technologies and managing support for those systems
  • 3+ yrs experience in dealing with vendors
  • 3-5 yrs experience in managing distributed teams
  • Experience in leading global teams, and communicating with senior management and end-users

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