I am currently the system administrator for our cluster, but we’re looking for someone to tend it and other machines full time.
The job is posted on the JHU jobs site here. Key information is excerpted below:
General Description: Position will provide systems administration to the Institute for Computational Medicine. The Institute’s mission is to understand the mechanisms and to improve the diagnosis, prediction and treatment of human disease through applications of mathematics and computational science. This individual will be responsible for operating and maintaining high-performance computing equipment in support of the mission of the Institute. Responsibilities include setting up new high-end compute clusters and installing new software releases, and analyzing and resolving problems associated with server hardware and applications software. The individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining commercial and open source software used in the Institute, and modifying the programs/scripts whenever needed. For this purpose, a basic knowledge of shell scripting, file system permissions, security, and UNIX/Linux best-practices is essential.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree; 4 years experience in a support environment or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of UNIX/Linux systems administration best practices. Extensive knowledge of Linux, specifically Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 – 5, Fedora 6 – 7; Rocks Cluster software, and components such as Sun Grid Engine, LAM/MPI, and MPICH. Knowledge of Windows 2003 Server and Windows XP operating systems is also required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Candidate must possess the ability to work professionally with faculty, staff, students, collaborators and vendors within and outside of JHU.
If you are interested, please apply directly through the linked JHU jobs site. If you have any questions about what the job currently entails, feel free to comment or otherwise contact me.