[vox-jobs] Fwd: Linux Sys Admin @ Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton, New York)

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Sun Jul 26 09:11:41 PDT 2009

A little out-of-the-way, but...

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Brookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development
institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a
multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research.  Our Physics
Department's RHIC/ATLAS Computing Facility has a full time opportunity
for a Linux System Administrator.

The RHIC/ATLAS Computing Facility (RACF) operates a large-scale
multi-purpose computing facility 24x7, serving a geographically
diverse, worldwide scientific community that participates in various
projects in which BNL is involved. The major components of the RACF
are the 6300-processor Linux Farm, the 3 PB disk storage system, the 7
PB robotic tape storage facility, and the high-availability general
computing infrastructure. The systems are connected together by a
high-speed, 20 GBps-capable network infrastructure with over 3500
active ports.

Responsibilities include:

* Managing the Condor-based batch software.
* Participating in daily operations of the RACF Linux Farm.
* Carrying out hardware/software installation & upgrades.
* Participating in the evaluation of new technologies.
* Contributing to the support of general services in the facility.

Requirements include:

* Bachelors degree with 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in
  computer science or related discipline.

* Prior experience with x86-based systems and kernel-level knowledge
  of RedHat Linux operating systems are required.

* Working knowledge of shell scripting, Perl/Python and familiarity
  with the I/O characteristics of Linux-based systems, virtualization
  (vmware or xen) software, web-based languages and MySQL is essential.

* Basic knowledge of open-source batch system (condor, sge, pbs, etc)
  software and prior exposure to large Linux-based cluster is desirable.

* Ability to work in a team-like environment is essential.

At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive
employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the
compensation employees receive.  Our benefits program includes but is
not limited to:

* Medical Plans 
* Vacation 
* Holidays 
*  Dental Plans 
* Life Insurance 
* 401(k) Plan 
* Retirement Plan 
* On site Child Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room ,Tennis
  Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits

We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for
employment. To be considered for this position, apply online at
www.bnl.gov and click Jobs, then click Search Job List and search for
job # 14633.

Brookhaven National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer
committed to work force diversity.

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