Kelly Services Systems Administrator in Waltham, Massachusetts
Kelly Project Services is looking for a Systems Administrator to support one of our top clients in Boston, MA.
I. To support an HPC setup local to ISI Boston. The job would require:
§ Knowledge of slurm
§ Knowledge of ansible
§ Knowledge of diagnosing problems with GPU drivers
§ Knowledge of linux + scripting sufficient for cluster support
§ Ability to work independently
§ Strong communication
§ Coordinating tasking via Github issues and project boards; Familiarity with github (both the web interface and use from the command line) is helpful.
II. Regular tasks:
§ Addressing, triaging, and planning to address issues as they arise
1 hour spent on the triaging/addressing of new issues as they arise (typically 2-3 issues a week. Most are “the machine needs to be restarted”, but occasionally there are requests for a larger feature). Larger issues get deferred and planned in the “planning task” below.
1 hour a week spent on triaging backlog (until done)
4 hours/ spent providing a more detail plan for medium/large issues. The plan needs to include how the issue will be solved (including I need to research X) and an estimate of how long it will take.
§ For maintenance weeks, 10 hours spent on maintenance. Maintenance involves using ansible to run a series of updates that rolls out new features and/or takes care of YUM security updates.
II. Longer term tasks/larger tasks:
§ The leads associated with the cluster have a number of larger projects we would like done. The first is using slurm’s accounting database, configurations, & fairsharetree algorithm to set up a custom prioritization.
§ Other things that need to be addressed are: better logging for users; investigating whether Singularity would allow us to run dockers (and if not, considering alternatives)
As needed providing PI support when the PI is interested in a new class of hardware.
Compensation is $75/hour, DOE. This position does come w/ benefits and PTO.
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