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High Performance Computing Lead

High Performance Computing Lead
Life Sciences – London

This is a great opportunity for a HPC Lead to join a world renowned organisation within life sciences, based in London. You will be responsible for leading the HPC group as well as developing, managing and maintaining the HPC systems within the organisation and to assist in the design and implementation of high volume, high throughput or high compute-intensive (HCI) systems.

Responsibilities include:
*To be overall responsible for High Performance Computing, and be recognised as the primary point of interface.
*To be responsible for leading and managing the HPC group within the Scientific Computing Team, ensuring the group has appropriate skills and resources.
*To provide strategic input to the Head of Scientific Computing related to HPC developments and future direction.
*To plan and implement HPC development, including upgrades and capacity planning.
*To manage, maintain and support the organisations HPC Systems, including:
oResponsibility for all elements of the systems and services
oOngoing and regular maintenance of all elements of the services
oOngoing and regular testing of the integrity of these systems
oPerformance and capacity management.
*To oversee and support delivery of HPC support services for members of the organisation, including:
oScheduling and throughput monitoring
oScripting and parallelisation
oCode optimisation
oConsultancy and training to users.
*To participate in project work and project management as required.
*To oversee and undertake design, systems integration and implementation, including:
oLinks to scientific and medical equipment
oData throughput and workflows
oNetworking and file management systems

Experience Required Include:
*Supporting clusters and shared memory HPC systems
*Managing Unix / Linux systems
*HPC messaging software and interconnects
*Shell and Perl scripting
*Job schedulers and associated HPC infrastructure software
*Computer problem resolution procedures and techniques
*Storage Area Networks and parallel file systems
*Working in consultative and support capacity for users
*Use of DevOps tools (such as Puppet) for server management
*Knowledge of private (e.g. OpenStack) and public Cloud for HPC
*Knowledge of containerised solutions for process management
*Software tools for bio-sciences
*Working in a research environment
*HPC compilers, for example MPI and OpenMP

Skills Required Include:
*Ability to lead small team, inspire, set direction, manage, ensure excellent delivery of services
*Knowledge of current HPC technology developments and trends
*Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
*Excellent analytical and investigative skills
*Lustre, GPFS
*Unix/Linux system administration
*Shell, Python and Perl scripting

There are some great benefits available with this position including a competitive salary and the chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry, looking to revolutionise the way healthcare is carried out in the UK.

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.

Keywords: HPC, High, Performance, Computing, Manager, Team, Leader, Cancer, Life Sciences, HCI, Clusters, Linux, Shell, Perl, Python, DevOps, Cloud, BioScience, High, Throughput, London.

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