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[vox-jobs] Fwd: Lead Engineer @ Scyld Software (Penguin Computing)

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----- Begin forwarded message -----

Company: Penguin Computing

Contact: Claudia Lindquist <jobs@penguincomputing.com>

Contact Phone: 415-954-2800

Job Summary: Scyld Software, a subsidiary of Penguin Computing,
provides the industry leading Linux clustering software, Scyld
Beowulf. The company’s extensive customer base includes Fortune 100
companies, government agencies, and educational institutions. Founded
in 1998, Penguin Computing and Scyld Software are headquartered in San
Francisco, California. The Company employs about 50 and is growing

For more information, please visit Scyld Software at
http://www.scyld.com/ and Penguin Computing at

Scyld is seeking a highly talented applications lead engineer with a
passion for discovery science informatics and the aptitude to deal
with scientific customers and ISVs on a face to face basis. The
perfect candidate will have that combination of scientific, technical
and client skills in addition to a degree in Computer Science, Life
Science or other discipline, and at least several years of research
experience. Direct experience in High Performance Computing designing,
porting and qualifying Linux cluster solutions applications is
essential. Knowledge of common bioinformatics or cheminformatics tools
and ability to interface with software engineering, ISVs, customers,
sales and indirect distribution channels in this sector will be
important success factors.

Job Detail: Responsibilities:
-    Understanding and communicating customer business and technical needs in
     the HPC market
-    Act as feedback conduit to engineering for continued product improvement
-    Act as Scyld’s vertical industry expert in a particular HPC market segment
-    Interface with ISVs regarding key vertical applications
-    Design and execution of test strategies for ISV programs.
-    Porting critical ISV applications to operate in Scyld Beowulf environment.
-    Work with marketing teams, sales, and indirect distribution channels as
     HPC end user and vertical market expert.
-    Supervise a small group of HPC applications specialists and developers.

Expertise Desired:
-    Linux porting, drivers and network stack
-    Parallel file systems
-    Cluster middleware (job scheduling, single system image)
-    Compilers and tools
-    Math and communications libraries
-    Firmware, diagnostics and systems bring-up
-    Technical application analysis and tuning

Skills and Expertise Required:
-    A strong background in computational science with related to biological
     or genomics applications
-    In depth experience in Linux or Unix operating systems and HPC clustering
-    Strong oral and written communications skills
-    Expertise in multiple areas of software development
-    Track record of successful results with small teams

Minimum Qualifications:
-    Degree in an appropriate technical discipline
-    5 years experience in the field, with at least 3 years in commercial
-    Experience with HPC applications
-    Experience hiring and managing engineers.
-    Demonstrated customer interface skills

Categories: Engineer

Hours: Full time

Salary Minimum: 

Salary Maximum: market

Wage Interval: 

Brought to you by the SacLUG job listing program. Come visit the web
site at http://www.saclug.org

----- End forwarded message -----

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