High Performance Computer (HPC) Engineer

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • May 25, 2023
Technology Full-time

Job Description:

University IT

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

UWA is making significant investments in the Information and Technology Services to enable its strategic direction and goals. UWA is also looking to utilise technology advancements to expand its services and create new and innovative teaching and research models.

The redesign of the Infrastructure and Platform Services unit aims to deliver design and operational services through a portfolio comprised of a Network and Platform section and an End User Compute section.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will operate independently and provide technical expertise in direct support of the users of HPC services and facilities at the University, and will contribute to the development, maintenance, and optimisation of the HPC environments.

You will support the Manager, High Performance Compute in working with key stakeholders, IT Business Partners, and Business Analysts to understand elicited compute and storage requirements and to research, build, support and document appropriate solutions in accordance with approved frameworks and guidelines.

About you

As part of the HPC team the successful appointee will be able to adopt changing requirements to the meet the needs of the researchers. The appointee will work with an agile group developing infrastructure-as-code solutions which allows for greater innovation.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: High Performance Compute (HPC) Engineer - 514187.pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 14 June 2023

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact the HPC Manager on (08) 6488 7127 or at [email protected]

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

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