At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness and in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Research Computing Group and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
If you are driven, tenacious and analytical, you will have fun working in Research Computing! Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment, where opportunities abound to work with leading technologies and learn new skills! The HPC Team within our Research Computing Group provides a variety of services to our research community including storage, compute and software environments, as we aim to offer researchers all the tools they need to generate, store, explore, visualize and analyze their data. Our projects are typically driven by researchers and completed in collaboration with other teams at BCH.
We are currently looking for a systems specialist II to join our High-Performance Computing Team. The role will be responsible for the senior management and advanced technical support of the full spectrum of computing systems, including in-house virtual machines and storage systems as well as cloud resources; deployment, monitoring and managing upgrades of various servers and infrastructures. The position requires participating in a 24x7 on-call rotation.
This Systems Specialist II will be responsible for:
Having a positive attitude and the ability to develop productive relationships with researchers, members of the Computational Health Informatics Program and members of the Information Services Department.
Problem solving, project management and communication skills. The ability to gather requirements, design and implement secure systems. A history of successfully delivering large-scale projects end-to-end, through the entire life-cycle.
Knowledge of scripting and/or programming languages and familiarity with current software development best practices.
Fluency in Linux, OS X, and Windows operating system.
To qualify you must have:
A bachelor's degree in computer science or an advanced degree in one of the STEM disciplines, combined with relevant experience.
Five or more years of experience with independently managing on-premise and cloud HPC resources, including deploying clusters, monitoring resources, managing job schedulers and virtual machines.
Experience in compiling and installing open-source software with complex dependencies.
Experience supporting servers running Windows, OS X and Linux operating systems.
Previous experience providing user support in an enterprise environment desired.
If you are intrigued by the challenge of helping to support the pediatric research enterprise and its various components, then this opportunity is for you!
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.