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London (UK): Grid Cluster System Manager

The deadline for the job below is Monday - so get your skates on if you are interested.


I'm the "existing senior system manager", and whilst the systems run Scientific Linux (RHEL recompiled - rather like centos) rather than Debian, the software is Linux / open source.


Cluster System Manager
Particle Physics
Queen Mary, University of London - Department of Physics

The Particle Physics Research Centre at Queen Mary, University of London has a vacancy for a Cluster System Manager to co-manage the Centre's High Throughput computing facilities and to contribute to its integration within the GridPP project.

The Centre is involved in a number of running and future Particle Physics experiments including major commitments to the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. In order to support these activities the Group has installed a large, Linux based, High Throughput Computing Cluster. The Cluster currently comprises of 1400 CPU cores and 400 TB of storage. It is intended to significantly expand this facility in the next year. The successful candidate will work with an existing senior system manager and be jointly responsible for the day-to-day management of the Cluster's hardware and software, its future development and the development and deployment of Grid software.

This full-time post is funded until 31st March 2011 with the possibility of renewal thereafter.The initial salary will be in the range £30,229 - £35,532 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Alex Martin at a.j.martin@qmul.ac.uk

Completed application forms, quoting 10168/CA, should be returned to the Recruitment Secretary, Department of Physics, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS or by email to phys-recruit@qmul.ac.uk

Further details and an application form can be found at: www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies

The closing date for receipt of applications is 24th May 2010

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