Systems Engineering Consultant/Expert

FastTek

Systems Engineering Consultant/Expert

Systems Engineering Consultant/Expert #438019
Job Description:

  • Seeking an experienced Linux systems administrator to support our high performance computing and machine learning ecosystem.
  • It spans multiple new data centers and is built with the latest CPU, GPU, network, storage and middleware technology.
  • HPC and ML infrastructure service provides capability for users globally.
  • This position will support the engineering and operation of the ecosystem.
Responsibilities
  • Linux System Administration (deploying new hardware and software, diagnosing system problems, troubleshooting network problems, etc.
  • Integrate related middleware components including container orchestration technologies
  • Automation of manual processes
  • Participate in the on-call rotation, roughly every eighth week
  • Other related duties as assigned 
Experience Required:
  • 4+ years of experience as a Linux Administrator (RHEL preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience scripting from scratch (Python and bash preferred)
  • Ability to self-start, multitask and communicate effectively
  
Experience Preferred:
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience with containers (e.g. Docker) and orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Exposure to Kerberos and LDAP
  • Exposure to automation tools such as Chef
  • Exposure to Infiniband networking
  • Experience in an HPC environment
  • Experience with GPUs as a compute accelerator
  • Experience with administering large, high-speed filesystems (GPFS, Lustre, etc.)
  • Knowledge of bash, Python, and/or Perl, and willing to learn the ones you do not know
  • During COVID-19 we are in a work-from-home mode, but when things settle down this will be an on-site position.
  • Even with COVID-19, the resource will need to occasionally go to the data centers in southeast Michigan, potentially several times a week.
  • This position is for an on-site resource that will frequently interact with other engineering, operations and development teams based in and around Dearborn, MI. none
  
Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
 
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
 
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
 
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
 
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
 
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