Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term research position as a System Administrator with ICHEC at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by the EU and is available from 1 April 2013 to contract end date of 30 June 2014, with possibility of extension of contract. This role may be based in Dublin or Galway.
The Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC), founded in 2005, is Ireland's national high performance computer centre. Its mission is to provide High-Performance Computing (HPC) resources, support, education and training for researchers in third-level institutions and through technology transfer and enablement to support Irish industries large and small to contribute to the development of the Irish economy.
Job Description: The successful candidate will help deliver the Irish contribution to the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE). As part of PRACE-2IP (and continuing in 3IP), ICHEC has a very significant involvement in Work Package 6 - European HPC Infrastructure Operation and Evolution. The main aim of this work package is to integrate Tier-1 resources (typically national or regional level HPC resources) into the PRACE distributed Tier-0 infrastructure. This will require activities in a diverse range of technical domains such networking, large scale data services, HPC systems management and user level services such as AAA, monitoring and support.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have a track record in a research and development environment and strong Linux system administration experience is essential. Applicants must have a higher level qualification in computational sciences or engineering (or equivalent). Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills; be highly motivated and passionate about developing new products; and have strong documentation, oral and interpersonal skills.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Salary Range: €38,286 – €53,981 per annum (public sector pay policy rules pertaining to new entrants will apply)
Start Date: Position is available from April 2013
To Apply: Applications should submit a detailed CV with covering letter and the names and contact details of at least three referees via email (in Word or PDF format only) to recruit. Or by post to Ms. Rose Lalor, ICHEC, the Tower, Trinity Technology Enterprise Campus, Dublin 2.
Please put reference number NUIG-015-13 in subject line of e-mail application.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on Monday 1st April 2013
National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.
Please refer to the specific advertisement for application procedure. Generally, applicants should send a letter of application along with a full CV including the names of three referees.
Applications should be submitted by e-mail to .