Cloud Systems Engineer

Recruiter
The Francis Crick Institute
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
23 Mar 2018
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking talented Systems Engineers to join themulti-institutional operations team (UCL, The Crick, Sanger, EMBL-EBI,QMUL, and LSHTM) to run and develop the eMedLab biomedical researchcloud - (). This is a great development opportunity and a chance to workon an exciting project with emerging technologies at scale. You willjoin a vibrant and growing community and will develop your experience inthe deployment and management of a large-scale OpenStack platformassociated with a large IBM Spectrum Scale storage system. eMedLab is a6000 core OpenStack private cloud, underpinned by a 5PB high performanceSpectrum Scale storage to perform data analysis crucial to thedevelopment of treatments for diseases including Cancer, using medicaland biological data of an unprecedented scale and complexity. The rolesare based within in one of the most exciting areas of London, close toUCL's Bloomsbury Campus, the Alan Turing institute, the British Library,and Google's European headquarters (where iconic companies such as DeepMind are based). The Francis Crick Institute offers a unique opportunityto acquire professional experience in an international scientificenvironment with access to a wide range of cutting edge technologies.Due to the highly collaborative and fast-paced nature of our work, weare looking for people who: Have great interpersonal and communicationskills, with proven ability to work as part of a team Enjoy solvingproblems within tight deadlines Are self-motivated learners with atrack record of continually updating their skills Technical skills weare looking for: Excellent Linux systems engineering/administrationand troubleshooting skills (Red Hat, Centos) Good grasp of networkdesign and operation (TCP/IP) Experience in managing OpenStack privatecloud infrastructures Having one or more of the following skills will beadvantageous: Experience in using/managing high performance parallelstorage systems and services (Spectrum Scale) Experience in managementof Mellanox-based Ethernet fabrics. Experience in using or managingHPC systems and scheduler policies (SLURM, SGE, etc.). The Francis CrickInstitute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understandingthe fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work ishelping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveriesinto new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer,heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases. Anindependent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical ResearchCouncil (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University CollegeLondon), Imperial College London and King's College London. The Crickwas formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a brand newstate-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines,making it the biggest biomedical research facility under a single roofin Europe. - provided by Dice CLOUD, DATA ANALYSIS, ETHERNET, LINUX, NETWORK DESIGN

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