22 days ago

HPC Storage Expert

ETH Zürich

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HPC Storage Expert


The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is operated by ETH Zurich and is located in Lugano, Switzerland. CSCS develops and provides the key supercomputing capabilities required to solve important problems to science and/or society. CSCS manages High Performance Computing (HPC) systems and a multi-petabyte high-performance storage infrastructure to provide services to the Swiss scientific community and to PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe. In addition, it operates systems tailored for particular customers such as MeteoSwiss for numerical weather forecasts or the Swiss Institute for Particle Physics to analyze data from the Large Hadron Collider experiment at CERN in Geneva. To enhance our Data Oriented Service group, we are looking for an

HPC Storage Expert

You will join a highly skilled team dedicated to the delivery of online and offline storage services based on modern products and technologies. You will be involved in all aspects of complex HPC storage services starting with the design, procurement, and deployment, up to operation, support, resource monitoring and reporting. This position offers you a unique opportunity to further develop technical skills while working at a world-class computer center.

You will work in an international environment in the heart of Lugano, Switzerland. The official working language is English; knowledge of Italian, German or French is an advantage. The position with an initial probation period of three months is permanent. You will benefit from a competitive salary based on experience and performance.

The ideal candidate feels comfortable working in a vibrant environment, is interested in adopting new technologies to provide innovative services for the scientific community. You like working in different teams and independently as well, taking own decisions. You have strong communication skills, written and oral.

You are expected to have at least 5 years of experience in administrating storage systems as SAN, NAS and parallel file systems. Experience with large-scale HPC systems, GPFS, Lustre, HSM and archiving systems based on TSM, programming and scripting skills are considered advantages.

We look forward to receiving your online application. Please address it to Ms Stephanie Frequente, CSCS Human Resources, 6900 Lugano. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services as well as agency applications will not be considered.

For further information please contact Stefano Gorini by email gorini[at]cscs.ch (no applications) or visit our website www.cscs.ch.