Scientific Computing Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States
Aug 28, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Information Technology


Essential Functions:
  • Install, test, and maintain Gladstone's high-performance computing systems
  • Develop and use tools to manage task automation on compute and storage systems
  • Work independently and as part of the IT Operations team to diagnose and fix system problems, help analyze system issues, and develop and implement workarounds or fixes for software bugs
  • Provide technical guidance and instruction to users of Gladstone's high-performance computing systems
  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and explore new features that would create new capabilities and enhance system performance and usability
  • Other related tasks and duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications:
  • Expertise in shell scripting (bash, Python)
  • Experience in using and maintaining computing clusters
  • Experience with installation, configuration, monitoring, and tuning of workload management systems such as SLURM or Torque; experience with Sun Grid Engine a plus
  • Experience with multi-component architectures and filesystems a plus
  • Proven ability to compile and debug open source applications
  • Experience with bioinformatics tools (BLAST, Bowtie, etc.) highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in large projects, and to contribute to an active intellectual environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exemplary attention to detail, especially when it comes to documentation
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • A passion for supporting cutting-edge science

Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree required in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with systems programming or management of large-scale UNIX based systems in a high-performance computing environment
  • Previous supervisory/management experience a big plus

Additional Information:

  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Gladstone. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.