Systems Administrator

Job ID 19-00114

Industry Computer/IT

Job Type Permanent

Location New York, NY


Exceptional Systems Admins sought to manage systems, storage, and network infrastructure for a New York–based interdisciplinary research group. Successful hires will be responsible for our servers and cluster environments.

  • Massively parallel custom supercomputers
  • Petabytes of storage
  • High-performance local and wide-area networks
  • Linux clusters ranging from hundreds to thousands of CPU cores and GPUs
  • Experienced hires preferred, but we are open to considering exceptional junior candidates
  • Deep Linux expertise required
  • Must be hands-on and interested in an individual contributor role

Other relevant experience might include:

  • High-performance computing management
  • Technical support, IT
  • Software development and/or DevOps
  • Cloud-computing services (e.g. AWS)
  • Networking or systems design


Ideal Candidate:
Ideal candidates should have strong fundamental knowledge of Linux concepts such as file systems, networking, and processes in addition to practical experience administering Linux systems. Relevant areas of expertise might include large-installation systems administration experience and strong programming and scripting ability, but specific knowledge of and level of experience in any of these areas is less critical than exceptional intellectual ability. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and we will consider candidates at all levels of experience, including entry-level applicants, and encourage junior candidates seeking outstanding opportunities for growth to apply. We offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.

Must be hands-on and interested in an individual contributor role

Candidate Details:
5+ to 7 years' experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel – Occasionally