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U of WY Seeks HPC System Administrator II

July 13, 2020

The University of Wyoming is in Laramie, WY.

More information here: https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=20001628&lang=en#.XweF0dvWtIQ.mailto

Priority applications due July 30.

The Advanced Research Computing Center (ARCC) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a junior systems administrator position. This position will be responsible for assisting senior system administrators in the maintenance of shared research-based compute & storage resources at UWyo. This position is also responsible for many other services that are supplemental to the core services including gathering usage metrics, user assistance/training, etc. 

GPN CyberTeam Funding PEARC20 Attendance, Apply Today

July 9, 2020

With all of the conferences that are moving online, I want to call your attention to one in particular: PEARC20.  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about a variety of topics for only $100, including any tutorials or workshops. Students attend for only $50, including any tutorials or workshops.

The Great Plains Network CyberTeam (NSF Grant #1925681) is offering to cover the entire cost of registration to help develop expertise around the region.  To apply please email cyberteam@greatplains.net and indicate why you would like to participate in PEARC20 and how it would benefit you.  

Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC) is focused on the research computing environment and many of the tutorials still reflect that: 

 

  • An Introduction to Advanced Features in MPI, Open OnDemand, XDMoD, and ColdFront: an HPC center management toolset

 

  • Empowering Research Computing at Your Campus Through the Open Science Grid.

 

  • Easy Deployment of Edge Services for the ScienceDMZ with SLATE

 

In recent years they have expanded their scope to include additional researcher engagement focus:

 

  • Deep Dive into Constructing Containers for Scientific Computing and Gateways

 

Software of interest beyond research computing: 

  • Python 201: Building Better Scientific Software in Python 
  • The Streetwise Guide to Jupyter Security

and collaboration with other communities:

  • Supporting Computational and Data-intensive Research through Research Computing and Library Collaboration 
  • The Important Role People Play in Advancing the Use of Cloud Cyberinfrastructure in Research

See the PEARC20 website for more tutorials and the five day conference schedule!

U of Iowa Seeks System Analyst

July 7, 2020

University of Iowa is in Iowa City, IA.

See website for more information: https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/systems-analyst-8123

Information Technology Services Research Services, a service organization that provides technology support for the University of Iowa campus, is seeking a Systems Analyst to join its Advanced Computing Systems Team (ACST) to support High Performance Computing under the direction of the Associate Director of Research Services.