Senior HPC Network Engineer
Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: April 10, 2021
The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) in the
Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge
National Laboratory is seeking a highly qualified individual to
play a key role in improving security, performance, and reliability
of the NCCS computing infrastructure which supports multiple highly
ranked Top500 Supercomputers. We're looking for a self-starter with
the ability to work within the parameters of a project to achieve
the necessary goals. You'll have the opportunity to work in the HPC
Infrastructure and Networking group within the Systems section to
support all activities of the supercomputer center. Major
Duties/Responsibilities -Installing, configuring, and maintaining
network system software
-Working with the team to define and implement best practices and
standards within the organization
-Diagnosing network operational problems quickly and
-Work with users to transfer data to and from remote sites
-Maintaining and enhancing network performance and health metric
collection and monitoring
-Analyze the performance and health metrics to proactively avoid
future problems, fix current problems, and aid in capacity
-Ensuring that appropriate security measures are built into the
network, that these security measures meet the performance needs of
the center, and that they are maintained in future
-Coordinate with cyber security staff to provide appropriate data
for intrusion detection
-Participate in on-call rotation, responding to critical incidents
24 hours, 7-day support and off hour maintenance windows
-Documenting network administration procedures for routine and
complex tasks Qualifications Required Basic Requirements A
Bachelor's Degree in computer science or closely related field and
at least 12 years of experience in network engineering and
administration. An equivalent combination of education and
networking experience will be considered. Special Requirement This
position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance
from the Department of Energy. As such, this position is a
Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP
positions require passing a pre-placement drug test and
participation in an ongoing random drug testing program. --
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer science or closely related field
and 10 plus years of relevant experience.
- Working knowledge of networking fundamentals.
- A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, operating system
fundamentals, and their interaction with each other.
- Development, implementation, and review of technical network
and security requirements.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to work as a team player.
- Working knowledge of test utilities and other methods for
simulating workloads in a test environment.
- A solid foundation in high-performance computing, experience
with large supercomputers, and knowledge of applications that run
- An in-depth knowledge of standards governing both TCP/IP and
- Working knowledge of packet capture and analysis tools
- In-depth knowledge of the systems of the network, their
function, and the risks that they present.
- Familiarity and experience with basic scripting--including
Perl, Expect, Python.
- Experience with and knowledge of SNMP, Netflow, sFlow,
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize tasks, and complete assigned
projects with minimal supervision.
- Experience designing, configuring and troubleshooting
enterprise-class network switches, routers, and firewalls.
- Experience implementing network-level security technologies and
following security best-practices.
Benefits at ORNL UT Battelle offers an exceptional benefits package
to include matching 401K, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation and Medical /
Dental plan. Onsite amenities include Credit Union, Medical Clinic
and free Fitness facilities. Relocation UT Battelle offers a wide
range of relocation benefits for individuals and families to make
it easier to come and work here. This position will remain open for
a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified
candidate is identified and/or hired. We accept Word (.doc, .docx),
Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm,
.html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not
be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates
submitted will not be considered for employment.
If you have trouble applying for a position, please email
ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants,
including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are
encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.
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