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[vox-jobs] Application Developer / Network Administrator,UC Davis Geology Dept.

This is the job Bill Broadley mentioned at Monday's meeting.

* Requisition Number:	 03005363
* Recruitment Open To:	 UCD/UCDHS Employees and General Public
* For Full Consideration Apply By:	 05-25-2011
* Closing Date:	 Open Until Filled
* Payroll Title	 PROGRAMMER IV UCD
* Number of Positions:	 1
* Salary:	 $4,024.00 - $6,841.00/MO
* Appointment Type:	 Career
* Appointment Description:	 100% fixed, M-F, 8AM-5PM
* Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt
* Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a
  collective bargaining unit
* Department:	 GEOLOGY - 040160
* Department Description: The Department of Geology is an academic
  department engaged in teaching, research and service. The Department
  has 24 full-time faculty members, 8 Research Scientists and Adjunct
  Faculty, and numerous associated faculty and researchers. Currently,
  the Department has 5 post docs and 47 graduate students; 77
  undergraduate students are majoring in geology and an additional 15
  undergraduates are majoring in the Natural Sciences. Our faculty,
  researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students pursue
  field, laboratory, experimental, and modeling studies of geological
  and environmental problems around the world. The department's
  excellent facilities and technical personnel support a range of
  methods including field studies, remote sensing, GPS, analytical
  geochemistry, petrography, high-pressure experiments, thermochemistry,
  geomagnetism, seismology, computation, and modeling. The department's
  ideal location also provides ready access to the many natural
  laboratories of California and the western United States.
* Location:	 Davis

Position Details:

* Job Summary: Under general direction provide technical development,
  implementation, and support of hardware and software systems for
  multiple High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters across multiple
  colleges. Assist the Information Architect in developing and
  maintaining an HPC environment to meet the needs of multiple research
  groups across multiple colleges. Identify needs for automation, design
  software to meet those needs, and deliver production worthy solutions
  with documentation to meet those needs. Conduct programming tasks in
  multiple areas, including bot not limited to: benchmarking,
  performance tuning, visualization, databases and automating as yet
  unidentified cluster related infrastructure.

  Work with existing software systems in Python, C, Ruby, and MySQL
  and select the best language and platforms to implement new
  systems. Maintain a complex network for HPC clusters that includes
  multiple locations, clusters and firewalls and multiple server
  rooms. Install, configure, patch, backup, and maintain Linux HPC
  cluster and servers. Take proactive steps to provide a secure,
  performant, and robust network and working environment such as setting
  up firewalls, monitoring and security patching. Handle support for
  Linux HPC clusters users. Troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

* Physical Demands: Lift, move and transport equipment weighing up to
  40 lbs. Bend and stoop to move and install equipment.

* Work Environment: This position is a critical position. Employment is
  contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation
  including criminal history and identity check. Work flexible
  schedule. Work occasional overtime including nights and weekends in
  response to system emergencies. Occasionally work in loud


* Minimum Qualifications:
  + Linux systems administration experience installing,
    troubleshooting, networking, and patching.
  + Proficient in programming in at least one of C, C++, Python, or Java.
  + Proficient in Bash or Tcsh.
  + Knowledge and skills with any cluster linux distributions.
  + Knowledge and familiarity with configuring, managing or
    programming with MPI.

* Preferred Qualifications:
  + Knowledge of high speed interconnects such as Myrinet, Infiniband,
    or Quadrix.
  + Familiarity with Ruby and/or Puppet, cobbler, and ganglia.

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