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London: Linux GRID Cluster SysAdmin

There is a vacancy in my office, for a Linux Sys-admin. This is to work
on a Particle Physics GRID cluster. We are a friendly office and use
Debian on the desktop, although the GRID Cluster is mostly RPM based.

If you are interested please apply as per the instructions in the

Alex Owen
(Sys-admin and sometime Debian patch contributor!)

Full details can be found at the following link:

The text of the advert is:
The Particle Physics Research Centre at Queen Mary, University of London
has a vacancy for a Senior Cluster System Manager to co-manage the
Centre's High Throughput computing facilities and to contribute to its
integration within the GridPP project. The post is funded by a STFC
Grant and is available from 1 April 2011. The initial contract will be
until 31 March 2013, with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

The Centre is involved in running a number of Particle Physics
experiments and will continue to do so in the future. It also has major
commitments to the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. In order to support
these activities the Group run a Linux-based High Throughput Computing
Cluster, which is one of the largest UK university resources within the
Particle Physics Grid.

The Cluster has been recently significantly upgraded so that comprises
of 2112 CPU cores and 1.3PB of storage. It is intended to continue to
expand this facility in the coming years. 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

The initial salary will be in the range of £30,350 - £33,794 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.

For further information about this role can be obtained from Dr Alex
Martin (a.j.martin@qmul.ac.uk) or from Professor Steve Lloyd

For an application form and further enquiries, please e-mail
phys-recruit@qmul.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)20-7882-5030, quoting
reference number 11103/CA

Completed applications should be returned to the Recruitment
Administrator, School of Physics, Queen Mary, University of London,
London E14 NS. The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th May


Recruitment consultants: please direct your clients to apply as per
instructions in advert.

Dr Richard Alexander Owen	           Physicist/Programmer

Queen Mary, University of London      Tel: 020 7882 5054
Physics Department		    Email: r.a.owen@qmul.ac.uk
G.O. Jones Building
327 Mile End Road
London E1 4NS, UK

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