Install, configure and maintain UNIX and LINUX operating systems, analyse and resolve problems for the systems (including both software and hardware platforms);
Work with the data centre team on the monitoring and regular maintenance of the UNIX and LINUX related infrastructure;
Set up and maintain UNIX and LINUX user accounts and access management systems, responding to user requests and software errors;
Work with the Senior Scientific Officer in managing the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Research Computing services, provide technical assistance and consultation on the use of the HPC platforms, and perform system performance analysis and benchmarks;
Assist in managing the HPC Cluster including the associated General Parallel files system (IBM Spectrum Scale), Cluster Management System (Bright Cluster Manager), and job scheduler (Slurm);
Keep abreast of the latest UNIX, LINUX and HPC related technologies and development by attending relevant global conferences; and
Perform any other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering / Information Technology or related disciplines, with at least 5 years’ post-qualification working experience;
Experience in configuring UNIX and LINUX security baseline using CIS benchmarks;
Good knowledge of the UNIX and LINUX account lifecycle management, operating systems, storage environments, file systems, and network protocols;
Linux shell skills and scripting languages (e.g. csh, Bash, Awk, perl, and Python);
Knowledge of networking principles (including routing, subnets, TCP, IP, VLANs, UDP);
Effective management of multiple projects concurrently while maintaining a keen eye for details;
Proactive, eager to learn and well-organized with a strong sense of responsibility;
Strong analytical, good interpersonal and communication skills;
Adaptable to change, ability to work independently and as a team and under pressure; and
Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese are required.
Candidates with less experience will be considered as IT Officer.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract;
fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.