The following position reporting to Steve Simms, Manager, High Performance File Systems is being
posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at https://jobs.iu.edu/
Refer to job number #7838.
Senior Systems Analyst - Data Capacitor Administrator - PA3IT
Description and Responsibilities:
Works virtually independently, providing high-level expert technical leadership and performs highly complex tasks, including systems analysis and programming related to the design, development, implementation and support of data intensive and high performance systems.
Oversees systems administration, installation of hardware, and applications, performance tuning, and system maintenance; and coordinates deployment and provides administration, integration and testing. Ensures tight system security; prepares system services, project and service documentation; and maintains vendor contact. Evaluates and tests high performance computing software; prepares site-specific documentation for user support; and provides high level of in-house technical support on specialized and complex applications.
Participates in the evaluation and technical assessment of hardware and software to ensure that IU keeps pace with emerging technologies as it pertains to storage systems. Advises departments regarding acquisition and use of high performance systems; and participates in local and national projects undertaken by the UITS Research Technologies division.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in science or related technical discipline and three years of in-depth knowledge of scientific computing and a working knowledge of UNIX.
A combination of education and experience may be considered.
Programming experience in scientific computing and working knowledge of UNIX; ability to interact with staff and faculty researchers in extended consultations; and ability to work with a variety of people with varying levels of knowledge required. High level of accuracy, dependability and responsibility very essential; ability to provide training and support to staff, and attend meetings as required; and excellent communication and analytical skills. Strong customer service orientation and enthusiasm for new technologies; ability to operate effectively in a complex and dynamic environment; capable of functioning as project leader; and knowledge and practical experience with project management tools and application development methodologies.
Preferred: Experience with multiple computer platforms in a university environment; experience with virtual and cloud computer systems; experience in parallel and distributed file systems; and professional experience as a computer consultant.
Other: All employees of the Research Technologies Division of UITS work in a highly collaborative environment which requires of all employees' willingness to cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and clients, openness with information, professional and respectful approaches to collaboration and contention, and compliance with university policies including IU's Intellectual Property policies. Code and documentation developed by staff in relation to or as part of their professional work activities are, unless otherwise designated in advance, considered to be the Intellectual Property of IU, per IU Intellectual Property guidelines. Code and documents are to be stored and maintained within identified shared code and document repositories, shared with other entities within IU, and disclosed to IURTC promptly. All employees are required to uphold and support IU's mission in deed and in spirit . and particularly its activities in research, education, and engagement in the State of Indiana and beyond.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution.