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Senior HPC Storage Engineer
Austin, TX

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Job Description

Quantlab is seeking a Senior HPC Storage Engineer in Houston or Austin to support our growing technology infrastructure. If you are seeking an opportunity to implement and optimize the latest hardware and software solutions this will be a challenging and rewarding role.

What you will be doing:

* Assist in the design, implementation, management and support of HPC storage solutions in a highly complex, high-performance, low-latency environment
* Collaborate with end users to determine HPC requirements, architect solutions, and drive improvements
* Perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis of HPC cluster and file system related issues
* Monitor Spectrum Scale / GPFS cluster and file system performance and utilization
* Apply knowledge of HPC technologies to drive performance improvements
* Apply scripting & programming skills to automate system related functions
* Develop and maintain documentation for all aspects of the HPC infrastructure
* Research, test and recommend cutting edge technologies, services, protocols, and standards
* Be a leading expert on high-performance computing and storage technology and mentor colleagues
* Maintain certifications and expertise by attending conferences, trade shows, and technology training

Who you are:

* Expert level knowledge of HPC storage technologies and tools to facilitate the highest level of performance and stability
* Extensive experience with HPC technologies including, high-speed networking, cluster schedulers such as SLURM and configuration management tools such as Bright Cluster Manager and Ansible
* Extensive experience with Linux operating systems
* High proficiency experience programming and scripting in an HPC environment using Bash or Python
* Ability to work effectively in a team environment to investigate and resolve complex problems
* Experience supporting end users in a scientific research environment
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points:

* Experience with Kubernetes
* Advanced knowledge of Linux and Windows Server operating system internals
* Demonstrated experience with virtualization technologies
* Recognized storage industry certifications, such as those provided by Red Hat (RHCE/RHCA), and others, are strongly desirable.

What you'll get:

* The unique opportunity to work alongside talented and passionate experts who take pride in delivering results.
* Attractive compensation and bonus structure with the opportunity to participate in a profit based incentive program
* Generous benefit plan structure including an option for fully paid health insurance premiums for individuals
* Company paid lunch
* Training and development opportunities
* Pre-tax transportation contributions
* Casual dress
* Company events, often including employees' families

Who we are:

Quantlab is a quantitative trading firm where Technology and Scientific Research are central to our business and key to our success. Founded in 1998, Quantlab is a pioneer in quantitative algorithmic trading with a strong track record of consistent profitability under varying market conditions. Behind our success is our people. We hire some of the smartest and most passionate programmers and quants in the world.

The firm is privately held with headquarters in Houston, and offices in Boston, Chicago, Denver, New Jersey, New York, Austin and Amsterdam. We are 1 part Wall Street, 2 parts software development firm, 3 parts Los Alamos National Laboratory, and 4 parts Tony Stark's garage.

Why you should work with us:

Quantlab is constantly pushing the boundaries of technology, from high performance computing clusters attached to petabytes of storage, to ultra-low latency hardware, to highly optimized operating systems. Team members at Quantlab enjoy the collaborative and results driven atmosphere. We follow the mantra of "we can do it better." Quantlab attracts very talented people who bring innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to trading. Our casual environment has an entrepreneurial spirit that encourages creativity, agility, and continuous improvement. Quantlab is a place "where the best get better."

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