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Advanced Technology Engineer/Senior Technology Engineer

Position Description
The SDCC has an opening for an Advanced Technology Engineer / Senior Technology Engineer to take a leading role in data storage and management at the facility. Within a team that manages petabytes storage servers, you will support storage systems (deployment, monitoring, authentication, etc) and will take a lead role in defining the storage system evolution, evaluation, and adoption of new technologies. This position has a high level of interaction with an international and multicultural scientific community.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead in the evaluation and adoption of new technologies
  • Operate and maintain high-performance storage systems in support of data analysis activities
  • Deploy and operate monitoring tools in support of data movement activities
  • Contribute to the operations of a federated identity management (FIM) system
Position Requirements
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree in physics, computer science, or a related discipline or equivalent directly related experience on the basis of 2:1 (exp:edu)
  • A minimum of 5 years of full-time relevant experience
  • Prior experience with Linux system administration and configuration management
  • Prior experience deploying and operating secure, Internet-facing services
  • Prior experience with high-performance storage systems
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment with time-sensitive deadlines
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Experience with collaborative tools
  • Experience with data analytics and system performance monitoring tools
  • Prior experience with the deployment and operation of federated identity management (FIM) tools and services
  • Experience with software and services such as:
  • Virtualization and container software
  • Configuration management and version control software
  • Network access protocols
  • Object-oriented storage
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
  • Ability and willingness to perform physically demanding work occasionally (replacing server components, moving servers within the data center, connecting network cabling among servers, inventory and organizing replacement hardware parts, etc.)
OTHER INFORMATION: (add if applicable)
  • Occasional travel (foreign and domestic) is required
  • Appointment level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Visa sponsor for this position is not available