Sep 29, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

High Performance Computing Engineer, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

5! The number of clusters we are maintaining globally for the entire NVS organisation. The successful candidate supports production grade development and operation of computational workloads within a high-performance computing (HPC) environment. The ideal candidate understands how hardware and software go hand in hand and only the ideal combination of compute resources and software components deliver the optimal result.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Is fully knowledgeable of informatics services and resources offered by HPC platform team and proposes solutions to optimally address concrete computational needs through a combination of different services.
• Researches, finds and implements optimal runtime conditions for HPC workloads.
• Acts as a cluster scheduler administrator and primary contact for the research community.
• Monitoring and troubleshooting of production HPC workloads and implementation of fixes when necessary.
• Supports the team to maintain, upgrade and enhance current clusters
• Collects metrics and provides input on how to optimally utilize available compute resources.
• Maintains the flow of information for end-to-end service delivery and provides updates where needed.
• Supports the team to develop and test HPC workloads on public cloud platforms.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• At least 3 years’ experience within an HPC/scientific computing environment
• Hands-on experience with system administrative task in Linux environments and fluent knowledge of English
• Fluency in at least one scripting language Python/Shell or equivalent,
can build software from sources including knowledge of build systems (Make, CMake, Maven, Gradle etc.)
• Knowledge of HPC or cloud scheduling, such as Grid Engine, SLURM or LSF
• Hands-on knowledge of network- and distributed filesystems (e.g. NFS, Lustre or equivalent Parallel file system)

Desirable Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience within a HPC/scientific computing environment
• Good working knowledge of C/C++ programming or equivalent, dev-ops, and experience with a public cloud platform like AWS, GCP or Azure

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Public Transportation allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services: https://www.novartis.cz/

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Full Time
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