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# 251636 4-Jul-2019 11:52
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Job Title


Computational Engineer








Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline.


Job Location


Auckland (New Zealand). Possibility to work remotely. Travel required.


Job Title Definition


HPCNow! is looking for a passionate and very proactive computational engineer to join the HPC support team at Auckland, New Zealand. Job functions include teaming with HPCNow! staff to install, monitor, optimise complex computational environments. Tasks include interactive issue troubleshooting, tracking and solving customer support tickets, documenting resolutions in a knowledge base, working with application and system owners or supporters to identify advanced solutions, installing and configuring applications, studying and improving applications performance and developing and presenting user training courses.


About HPCNow!


HPCNow! is a global services company focused in HPC, HPDA, ML and AI consulting. We help scientists and engineers in the complete journey, from the design of the solution based on the real needs; to the very end of the life cycle of the solution, by enabling cluster contention mitigation strategies like cloud bursting or job efficiency monitoring. We complement our services by delivering professional training and also providing ongoing remote administration and scientific support.


Skills and Experience




  • Knowledge of system administration of UNIX/Linux platforms.
  • Systems scripting and automation in multiple languages, e.g. Python, shell, etc.
  • LDAP, CIFS, SSH, DHCP, DNS (Bind).
  • Compilation of applications and libraries.
  • Basic Knowledge of TCP/IP Networking.



  • Knowledge of services and applications monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Docker Swarm, Kubernetes and/or Singularity.
  • Experience with Slurm and other schedulers.
  • Experience with DevOps and automation tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP Networking and network equipment. 

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  # 2270109 4-Jul-2019 18:50
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You might want to advertise the position as DevOps or SRE, as the cool kids call this kind of roles today.

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  # 2270123 4-Jul-2019 19:39
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Yip. Never heard of a computational engineer. You're advertising a DevOps engineer by the sounds of it.

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