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Linux Cluster Systems Manager (London, UK)

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:
Cluster Systems Manager
Department:     School of Physics and Astronomy
Salary: £31,735 - £37,275 (grade 4)
Reference:      QMUL5483
Date posted:    18-02-2015
Closing date:   19-03-2015

The Particle Physics Research Centre at Queen Mary, University of London
has a vacancy for a Cluster System Manager to manage the Centre's High
Throughput computing facilities and to contribute to its integration
within the GridPP project that provides Grid computing resources for the
analysis of data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN and other
experiments. The post is funded by a STFC Grant and is available
immediately. The initial contract will be until 31 March 2016, with the
possibility of renewal thereafter.

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. It is intended
to continue to expand this facility in the coming years. The Cluster
currently comprises 3,500 processor cores and 1.7 PB of storage. The
Cluster System Manager will 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.

The successful candidate will have an upper second class Honours degree
or above, extensive experience of Linux system administration and
programming experience. Experience of Grid software and of commissioning
new computer hardware and software are desirable.

The initial salary, including London allowance, will be in the range
£31,735 - £37,275 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 Professor Steve Lloyd
s.l.lloyd@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0)20 7882 6967. Information about the
research group can be found at pprc.qmul.ac.uk/.

For further details and to apply online, please click on the link above.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 19 March 2015.

QMUL values diversity and is committed to equality.

The University holds an Athena SWAN bronze award and the School of
Physics and Astronomy holds IoP JUNO Practitioner status and is actively
working towards the JUNO Champion Award. As part of the School's
Participation in the JUNO programme, we strongly encourage applications
from women.


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

Dr R A Owen			School of Physics and Astronomy
Senior Physicist/Programmer	Queen Mary University of London
Tel: +44 20 7882 6559		327 Mile End Road, LONDON, E1 4NS, UK
Email: r.a.owen@qmul.ac.uk

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