Systems Support Officer, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Perth

https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Perth,-WA-System-Support-Officer/515954200/

Pawsey’s Supercomputing Team is responsible for configuring the infrastructure to fulfil the needs of the Australian research community and to engage with that community to make best use of the infrastructure. The incumbent, as part of this highly skilled team of professional specialists and system administrators, will ensure that Pawsey’s high performance computing resources and related services meet its service expectations. This role provides an environment to use and expand your technical and communications skills to prepare you for the career development opportunities available within Pawsey, CSIRO and other National and International supercomputing centres.

The Opportunity

* Add value through your efficient and effective technical support
* Flexible working arrangements - talk to us how it may be flexible for you
* Join CSIRO - Australia’s premier science and technology research organisation

The Position

Pawsey’s Supercomputing Team is responsible for configuring the infrastructure to fulfil the needs of the Australian research community and to engage with that community to make best use of the infrastructure. The incumbent, as part of this highly skilled team of professional specialists and system administrators, will ensure that Pawsey’s high performance computing resources and related services meet its service expectations. This role provides an environment to use and expand your technical and communications skills to prepare you for the career development opportunities available within Pawsey, CSIRO and other National and International supercomputing centres.

CSIRO offers flexible work arrangements. This role can be full time or part time and we can accommodate different start and finish times across the team. For more details on CSIRO’s “Balance” initiative see the CSIRO website.

Your duties will include

* Provide systems support for operation of Pawsey supercomputing infrastructure, including but not limited to flagship supercomputers, high performance Linux clusters and fast parallel filesystems as well as supporting systems.
* Assist in the maintenance on Pawsey supercomputing infrastructure, including liaising with key stakeholders regarding timing and scope of maintenance.
* Undertake problem solving for systems and workflows for single node systems up to thousands of parallel nodes.

Location: Kensington WA
Salary: AU $62k - AU $79k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 59047

To be successful you will need

* Tertiary qualification in Science, Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology or another relevant field or equivalent experience.
* Significant experience in the administration Linux/Unix systems.
* Demonstrated success in in managing computer systems in a research or operational environment.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to use these skills to engage effectively with colleagues and clients.
* The ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team under the general guidance of Senior Technical Staff.

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

Pre-Requisite/Eligibility

Tertiary qualification in science, engineering, computer science or information technology or another relevant field or equivalent experience.

To apply, visit https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Perth,-WA-System-Support-Officer/515954200/

Applications Close

30 Nov 2018