High Performance Computing Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

TSR is a premier National U.S. Staffing company with over 50 years of staffing excellence.

Our client, a leading Pharmaceutical company is hiring a High-Performance Computing Engineer on a Contract basis.

Work Location:
Princeton, NJ

The role is responsible for supporting High Performance Computing platforms and applications for Scientific Computing environments. Systems engineering and technologies to enable, optimize and enhance high performance computing business capabilities for R&D applications and workflows.

Responsibilities include installation, upgrade, and configuration of Linux based high performance compute nodes, scientific workstations, and configuration of systems and networking services for hybrid computing platforms.

Automate configuration scripts, setup monitoring with tools like Nagios XI and Splunk. Use configuration management tools such as Ansible, AWS CloudFormation, and Chef.

Support Univa Grid Engine scheduler software to ensure optimal throughput of the HPC grid as well as Univa Navops Launch software for bursting workloads to the cloud.

Support application environments in virtual computing environments, distributed computing, burst computing, and analytical platforms for scientific data.

The role will be responsible for aligning with enterprise wide architectures. Role requires resource to be onsite 90% of the time.

The role will ensure adherence to change management and regulatory procedures including governing the creation of operational procedures and system qualifications.

This role requires direct communication with the scientific community and documentation using Confluence and task management using Jira.

Required Skills:
Advanced experience (5+ years) with Linux is required.
Experience with Amazon Cloud services (EC2, Storage) and Infrastructure-as-a Service
Experience in server installation & configuration.
Experience with job schedulers, grid, and burst computing.
Experience with virtualization technologies and frameworks.
Preferred skills:
Experience with configuration management tools Ansible, Chef, Puppet.
Working knowledge of Agile principles.
Experience with automation and scripting of system workflows using Linux shell, Perl, Python is required.
Experience with scientific applications is preferred.

Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is required.
5+ years of relevant working experience.
Experience in Pharmaceuticals and/or Healthcare IT preferred.
Experience with IT asset management and compliance using enterprise CMDBs and change control
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Collaboratively interact with leadership and multiple stakeholders across the IT organization.

Please contact me directly if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or to discuss our referral program if you know anyone that may be interested.

Devan Patel
Senior Technical Recruiter
Dpatel@tsrconsulting.com * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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