Cloud Computing Specialist

Website University of Manitoba

Job Description:

As part of the regular operations, the Specialist will provide technical expertise, mentoring and training for the efficient use of the Cloud systems, assist researchers with the migration of their workload to the Cloud within a hybrid HPC-cloud environment. The Specialist will advise and assist researchers on the best practices for efficient deployment of their scientific software and workflows on the Cloud by using efficient, modern automation tools. The specialist will also take part in managing local HPC resources.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a team environment of scientists and computing professionals, both local to the University and remote.
  • B.Sc. degree in computer science, physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, or a related field with considerable work experience in a related field is required.
  • Satisfactory work record, including satisfactory attendance and punctuality, is required.
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Linix containerization technologies (for example Docker, Singularity)
  • Experience with open source/Linux based software environment and scripting (Unix shell, one of Python, Perl, Lua, R; git, autotools, cmake etc.)
  • Experience working in the research field with strong computation focus (bioinformatics, machine learning, big data science, computational chemistry or engineering modeling, or similar) would be an asset.
  • Experience using cloud technologies with preference for cloud HPC and cloud automation.
  • Experience with traditional High-performance computing (HPC) and storage would be an asset.
  • Must be able to plan and organize projects independently.
  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in a related field will be an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to plan, design, develop, implement, test, and modify complex systems.
  • Proficiency with Linux/Unix system administration, system and network security, development tools and methodology, and system management.
  • Experience with one of popular Linux automation and orchestration tools, for example Ansible, Terraform.

Job Details:

Company: University of Manitoba

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Steinbach, Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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