Los Alamos National Laboratory Hardware/Software Systems (Scientist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
CCS-7 invites applicants to join the Darwin Team and strengthen our existing hardware and software research efforts related to maintaining and evolving the ASC CSSE program’s extremely heterogenous research cluster. The Darwin cluster is a continually evolving mix of leading edge compute, network, and storage technology combined into a testbed environment that allows projects to explore potential solutions to computationally challenging scientific problems. The team is seeking applicants with experience maintainingheterogeneous computing systems with a demonstrated strength in network management tofocus on redesign and reimplementation of the cluster network and storage infrastructure.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment, as well as demonstrated ability to initiate, design, and lead projects.
Experience with Ethernet TCP/IP layer 2 and layer 3 networking, including VLAN configuration, administration, and management, as well as demonstrated experience configuring and managing Ethernet switch and routing hardware.
Experience with RDMA networks or other high-speed network technologies (such as InfiniBand, Omni-Path, etc.), including administration, management and monitoring of fabrics and various fabric topologies.
Knowledge of building, configuring, and administering production Linux computer/support systems and network devices, including strong command line Linux operating system skills, working knowledge of or experience with hardware and software security best practices, and experience scripting in Bash, Perl, Python, or similar languages.
Experience in formulating and testing hypotheses, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to technical problems, including ability to formulate and present ideas and results to technical audiences (examples can include publications, team projects, presentations).
Education/Experience: Minimum of a M.S. degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Demonstrated experience administering networks within and across datacenters and infrastructures as well as optimizing networks for best bandwidth and latencies.
Demonstrated knowledge of high performance computing (HPC) system management topics, including cluster administration, programming, file systems, operating systems, and configuration management, with depth in one or more areas.
Experience with parallel file systems (such as Lustre, GPFS, etc.) as well as NFS.
Experience working with a wide range of advanced computing technologies, including CPUs, GPUs, TPUs, FPGAs, and edge devices.
Knowledge of cloud-computing technologies, including containerized workflows and orchestration strategies.
Note to Applicants: For consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter addressing how their knowledge, skills and abilities meet the minimum requirements along with a resume.
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Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
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Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Contact Name Thompson, Larry Douglas
Vacancy Name: IRC81334
Organization Name CCS-7 / Applied Computer Science
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC81334