Research Computing Services SupportCenter for Computation and Visualization (CCV)Computing and Information Services
Working with the User Support Group within the Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV), the Research Computing Services Support position is responsible for providing first level support for Brown researchers and their collaborators. This includes installing, debugging and maintaining domain specific scientific applications, and understanding best use practices needed to take full advantage of the Universityâ™s high performance computing (HPC) resources, research storage systems, and secure computing environment. Research Computing Services Support is also responsible for helping users adapt to a production shared resource, itâ™s scheduling system, and itâ™s high performance data storage systems. Provide new and improved web documentation and functionality to the centers clients.
BA/BS in CS or STEM field
2 - 3 years of related IT experience
Strong background in Linux/Unix
Experience with a variety of build/install tools (e.g. CMake, Makefile, scons, autoconf)
Some programming experience (e.g. Java, C, C++, Fortran, Julia
Scripting experience (e.g. bash, Python)
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience using HPC and parallel systems
Experience with user support or helpdesk
Experience creating technical documentation
Experience with cloud technologies including: AWS, Azure, Docker
Experience with version control technology such as Git
Experience with remote desktop services such as VNC and FastX
Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.
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Research Computing Services Support
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Internal Number: REQ151702
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