Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 3290817
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology


Lead HPC ( High Performance Computing ) and Research Computing Engineer, Office of Information Technology


R0132119
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno, Office of Information Technology seeks experienced candidates for the Lead High Performance Computing (HPC) and Research Computing Engineer position to advance, architect, and manage the HPC and related research technology ecosystem at our Carnegie R1 University. This position reports to the Director of Cyberinfrastructure and the Chief Information Officer.

The Lead HPC and Research Computing Engineer works with the Cyberinfrastructure Director to realize institutional strategic objectives, collaborating with faculty committees and other IT personnel to provide and evolve technology services that enable advanced research at the University.

The Lead is responsible for leading design, implementation, and support of the University's central research computing infrastructure. This includes HPC clusters, interactive computing hosts, large-scale storage systems, advanced networks, and associated management and monitoring infrastructure.

The successful candidate will align systems design, workflows, and team effort to maximize research outcomes and user experience across a wide range of science and engineering domains.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of related work experience, OR

Master's degree and two (2) years of related work experience.

Related Experience: Linux/UNIX systems administration, software infrastructure, DevOps, high-performance networks, Active Directory, access security, hardware administration, database systems, parallel file systems, academic research support, direct engagement with students and research faculty, leadership role, project management, distributed memory clusters and/or other high-performance computing platforms or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supporting researchers in an academic, government, or industry environment.

Compensation Grade

The typical salary range for this position is $100,000-$115,000

Salary is based on related education and experience, internal equity and budgets.

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Administrative Faculty - C

Remarkable Retirement

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.

Perks of Working at UNR
  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave and life insurance - Faculty Benefits
  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
  • No state income tax!


Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner. Faculty Grants-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

The University's collective effort in Cyberinfrastructure (CI) seeks to develop a program of coordinated human and machine resources that provide scalable, cutting-edge technology support for research activity across all disciplines on campus.

For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/cyberinfrastructure

About Reno

The Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country's outdoor meccas. Within a short drive, you will find famous resorts, such as Palisades Tahoe, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.

Search Contacts

Jill Short, Search Coordinator, jill@unr.edu

Jonathan Greenberg, Search Chair, jgreenberg@unr.edu

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Required Attachment/s

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu.

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Lead-HPC---High-Performance-Computing---and-Research-Computing-Engineer--Office-of-Information-Technology_R0132119

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier" Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.








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