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Sr. Research Computing Facilitator

Posted: April 1, 2021
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The Research Computing Organization at Harvard University is seeking a Sr. Research Computing Facilitator to advise researchers in the best use of a broad set of state-of-the-art cloud systems, tools, and software to enable research productivity. Training researchers to thrive on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS platforms will expand our institution’s world-renowned research in Science, Engineering, Public Health, Social Science and Education.
This individual will design & build cloud computing workflows for diverse set of researchers. Implements scale out container platforms to meet the needs of researchers, while leveraging the latest could platforms ( AWS/GCP/Azure/OpenStack) to build hybrid cloud workflows.

Experience using virtualized technologies (KVM, VMWare, Openstack, OpenNebula, Docker, Kubernetes).
Knowledgeable of cloud based storage and various storage protocols (file, block, object).
Comfortable working with version control systems such as git.
Understanding of various authentication and authorization protocols and services.
Demonstrated success in working in a cross-functional team in an Agile environment.

Minimum of seven years’ post-secondary education

Harvard University’s Research Computing continues to evolve, expand services and support to its leading research faculty and their collaborators around the world. These services include maintaining over 100,000 cores of high-performance computing, cloud computing, virtual machines, storage, databases, instrumentation core facility workstations, and other development platforms as well as directly engaging with researchers through help requests, online chat, office hours, training, and in-depth consultations. Research Computing has numerous other successful collaborations, including building the MGHPCC (http://www.mghpcc.org/) in Holyoke, MA with leading partner universities. It is with these institutions that the newly NSF-funded NESE project was launched (http://nese.mghpcc.org/) that will create a regional data science repository. Boston University and Harvard also have a strong collaboration supporting the US Atlas Project (http://www.usatlas.bnl.gov/) as the North East Tier 2 (NET2) site, which is connected to the Open Science Grid. The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Research & Education and Facilitation project (https://aci-ref.org), has enabled us to develop a team of facilitators. Research Computing at Harvard has a track record of building partnerships to accelerate research and collaboration.

Description

The Research Computing Organization at Harvard University is seeking a Sr. Research Computing Facilitator to advise researchers in the best use of a broad set of state-of-the-art cloud systems, tools, and software to enable research productivity. Training researchers to thrive on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS platforms will expand our institution’s world-renowned research in Science, Engineering, Public Health, Social Science and Education.
This individual will design & build cloud computing workflows for diverse set of researchers. Implements scale out container platforms to meet the needs of researchers, while leveraging the latest could platforms ( AWS/GCP/Azure/OpenStack) to build hybrid cloud workflows.

Skills

Experience using virtualized technologies (KVM, VMWare, Openstack, OpenNebula, Docker, Kubernetes).
Knowledgeable of cloud based storage and various storage protocols (file, block, object).
Comfortable working with version control systems such as git.
Understanding of various authentication and authorization protocols and services.
Demonstrated success in working in a cross-functional team in an Agile environment.

Education

Minimum of seven years’ post-secondary education

Company Description

Harvard University’s Research Computing continues to evolve, expand services and support to its leading research faculty and their collaborators around the world. These services include maintaining over 100,000 cores of high-performance computing, cloud computing, virtual machines, storage, databases, instrumentation core facility workstations, and other development platforms as well as directly engaging with researchers through help requests, online chat, office hours, training, and in-depth consultations. Research Computing has numerous other successful collaborations, including building the MGHPCC (http://www.mghpcc.org/) in Holyoke, MA with leading partner universities. It is with these institutions that the newly NSF-funded NESE project was launched (http://nese.mghpcc.org/) that will create a regional data science repository. Boston University and Harvard also have a strong collaboration supporting the US Atlas Project (http://www.usatlas.bnl.gov/) as the North East Tier 2 (NET2) site, which is connected to the Open Science Grid. The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Research & Education and Facilitation project (https://aci-ref.org), has enabled us to develop a team of facilitators. Research Computing at Harvard has a track record of building partnerships to accelerate research and collaboration.

Position Overview

Company

Harvard University Research Computing

Location

Cambridge, MA

Job Type

Full time

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Listing Contact

Kim Zweig

zweig@fas.harvard.edu 6173846556

Position Details

Description

The Research Computing Organization at Harvard University is seeking a Sr. Research Computing Facilitator to advise researchers in the best use of a broad set of state-of-the-art cloud systems, tools, and software to enable research productivity. Training researchers to thrive on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS platforms will expand our institution’s world-renowned research in Science, Engineering, Public Health, Social Science and Education.
This individual will design & build cloud computing workflows for diverse set of researchers. Implements scale out container platforms to meet the needs of researchers, while leveraging the latest could platforms ( AWS/GCP/Azure/OpenStack) to build hybrid cloud workflows.

Skills and Experience

Experience using virtualized technologies (KVM, VMWare, Openstack, OpenNebula, Docker, Kubernetes).
Knowledgeable of cloud based storage and various storage protocols (file, block, object).
Comfortable working with version control systems such as git.
Understanding of various authentication and authorization protocols and services.
Demonstrated success in working in a cross-functional team in an Agile environment.

Education

Minimum of seven years’ post-secondary education

Company Description

Harvard University’s Research Computing continues to evolve, expand services and support to its leading research faculty and their collaborators around the world. These services include maintaining over 100,000 cores of high-performance computing, cloud computing, virtual machines, storage, databases, instrumentation core facility workstations, and other development platforms as well as directly engaging with researchers through help requests, online chat, office hours, training, and in-depth consultations. Research Computing has numerous other successful collaborations, including building the MGHPCC (http://www.mghpcc.org/) in Holyoke, MA with leading partner universities. It is with these institutions that the newly NSF-funded NESE project was launched (http://nese.mghpcc.org/) that will create a regional data science repository. Boston University and Harvard also have a strong collaboration supporting the US Atlas Project (http://www.usatlas.bnl.gov/) as the North East Tier 2 (NET2) site, which is connected to the Open Science Grid. The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Research & Education and Facilitation project (https://aci-ref.org), has enabled us to develop a team of facilitators. Research Computing at Harvard has a track record of building partnerships to accelerate research and collaboration.

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