Job offer in london HPC / Infrastructure Systems Manager at University College London



UCL Information Services Division

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8

We are currently recruiting for a full time member of staff who will be deploying and supporting scientific applications on UCL’s HPC systems for the Division of Biosciences. This is a key role supporting the operation and maintenance of large clusters of Linux machines, primarily within Computer Science where a substantial portion of Biosciences research computing is currently hosted, and the post holder will also facilitate optimum use of all of ISD’s Research IT services. The post-holder will also line manage 2 system administrators to direct Linux support effectively within Biosciences.

The purpose of this role is to deliver prompt, customer-focussed, support to HPC users in Biosciences. The post holder will be expected to engage effectively with researchers to facilitate their support requirements, liaising with colleagues across UCL to deliver timely solutions.

The Information Services Division (ISD) exists to support and enhance learning, teaching, research and associated administrative processes at UCL, and to contribute to the development of UCL policy in these areas. Within ISD, IT for SLMS supports and enhances research, teaching and associated administrative processes across the 4 Faculties of Population Heath Sciences, Medical Sciences, Life Sciences and Brain Sciences.

The post holder requires significant in-depth, recent and demonstrable knowledge and experience of Linux HPC and/or HTC computing including: knowledge of key architectures and trends, compilers, development tools and programming languages. Able to utilise specialist knowledge and adapt to changing technology trends, the post-holder will have a desire to make a significant contribution to the research community within Biosciences.

Experience in supporting scientific computing, for example, high-throughput sequencing and bioinformatics, and in the maintenance of scientific computing packages and databases, and in HPC cluster management is desirable.

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

UCL vacancy reference: 1646436       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact ISD Staffing Administration Team isd-hradmin@ucl.ac.uk.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 19 June 2017

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.