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Linux Systems Analyst – Research Computing Systems

Geophysical Institute University Of Alaska

This is a Contract position in Fairbanks, AK posted October 16, 2020.

U.S. citizenship is required for this position Research Computing Systems (RCS), in the UAF Geophysical Institute, is looking for an experienced Linux Systems Analyst to join our team of research cyberinfrastructure analysts and engineers. Founded in 1948, the Geophysical Institute is a world-renowned center for the study of geophysics from the sun to the center of the Earth. RCS is a dynamic team of IT professionals developing and maintaining a core set of cyberinfrastructure services for a wide variety of UA research projects, as well as specific systems for researchers. RCS team members work together and independently to ensure UAF researchers have high performing and adaptable network, storage, compute, web, and hosted systems services they can depend on to conduct their research. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with RCS team members and members of the Alaska Satellite Facility as the day-to-day technical lead maintaining and enhancing a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster with hundreds of nodes, petabytes of rapid access storage, and petabytes of long term storage. We have a very flexible office environment and collaborate with multiple groups throughout the GI and within UArsquos Office of Information Technology. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Application Process To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. A statement of citizenship must be included in your resume or cover letter. To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application. Please submit your application no later than 9272020 at 1155 PM Alaska Time. The review of this posting will start on 9282020. This posting will be closed once it is filled. If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI – Office of Human Resources at Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UA Human Resources office at