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Director of Facilities Technologies position available at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Posted by Hannah Remmert on 05/09/2019 16:41 UTC

Title: Director of Facilities Technologies
Job Summary: Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is seeking a Director of Facilities Technology. In this role, you will be responsible for directing all operations for PSC high-performance computing and storage resources, as well as planning, design, deployment, installation, maintenance and operation of future high performance computing (HPC) systems. Current supercomputing resources include Bridges and Anton2 as well as the Brain Image Library and HuBMAP converged infrastructures (see Such HPC systems embody novel, innovative, state-of-the-art high performance characteristics not found in typical IT systems. Examples are high performance interconnects such as Omni-Path & Infiniband, parallel filesystems such as Lustre & BeeGFS, heterogeneous clusters with high performance processor nodes of varying capabilities including dense GPUs, advanced job scheduling software requiring development of complicated scheduling algorithms, etc. Often these components are the first of their kind and require active collaboration with vendors beginning well before product release and extremely skillful problem-solving work just to make them work. PSC’s primary computer room is located miles away from the main staff offices and is run as a nearly “dark shop” with a single staff member typically on site.
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Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Institution: Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center