HPC Consultant - Data Center Group

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Location:Hampshire
Job Type:Full Time

Position Description:

We are Lenovo!
We’re a leader in genuine innovation, dreaming up – and building – the
technology and services that enable and inspire progress around the world. Our
innovative high-quality PCs & Smart Devices, Data Centers, Mobile and Smart
Office products are designed and built with the customer in mind. And it’s our
people who make this all happen- we believe different is better and our
strength lies in this diversity.
Lenovo is the Number 1 Supercomputing provider in the world measured by Top
500 entries, and we keep going. Our DataCenter team is dedicated to fostering
an environment that encourages entrepreneurism and ownership - a workplace
where your talents can be challenged, and your efforts recognized and
rewarded.

Lenovo Data Center Group is looking for a seasoned HPC Consultant for EMEA to
join its Professional Services team.
This position represents a rewarding opportunity to use your experience and
skills in a dynamic, complex organization and to deliver across our major
customer sites.

As Lenovo Professional Services HPC Consultant you will :
- Implement and deliver HPC Cluster and AI solution services around Lenovo
products.
- Perform Solution optimization, Migration and upgradation and recommends
strategies
- Operate onsite (includes travels) or remotely
- Work collaboratively, complementary with hardware sales team, technical
sales (presales) team and Business Partners
- Work on a billable basis (customer paid projects)

Organization
You will be part of a global HPC team supporting customers around the world.
You will participate in weekly collaborative planning calls and meetings. You
will report to Global Director - DCG WW Professional Services, based in UK.

Position Requirements:

What you’ll bring/Position Requirements:
The candidate is expected to work effectively in providing onsite technical
services in the areas of Lenovo HPC & AI platforms and solutions. This person
will be responsible for designing and implementing the HPC solution at
customer sites, involving Server, Storage, Network, Power and Cooling, OS, and
cluster management software.

Knowledge and working experience on the following technologies/areas:
- HPC network using InfiniBand, Intel OPA, and RDMA
- HPC storage clustered/distributed/parallel filesystems and scale out
storage technologies for example GPFS, Lustre, Ceph, BeeGFS, etc
- Job scheduling with for example IBM Spectrum LSF (used by client), Slurm,
MOAB or equivalent.
- Parallel programming like MPI, open MP and CUDA
- HPC cluster availability and performance monitoring with tools such as
Icinga, Grafana, etc
- HPC cluster management, user administration, inventory management, health
check and Reporting.
- Role includes performance analysis/ tuning of Lenovo System x servers.

The job responsibilities involve provide knowledge transfer, Troubleshoot,
resolve and advise on the mentioned infrastructure and technologies.
Well built customer interaction skills and ability to make technical
decisions. Collaborate during projects with several organization verticals,
partners, and customers. Develop training and knowledge base documentation for
technical skills throughout career.

Applicant should already have or be willing to undertake DV or SC clearance.

Skills Required:
- Experience on x86 server installation, troubleshooting and performance
tuning. Knowledge on CPU/GPU/memory/RAID/storage/Data Center technologies.
- Experience on Ethernet, InfiniBand and OPA network technologies
- Experience in Linux (i.e.. Suse, RHEL & CentOS)
- Experience on HPC cluster manager & Job scheduler
- Experience on Parallel filesystem like GPFS/Lustre/Ceph/BeeGFS
- Experience on HPC system troubleshooting and support
- Experience in cluster availability and performance monitoring with
Icinga, Grafana, etc
- Knowledge on Opensource scientific libraries
- Experience on Parallel programming like MPI, open MP, CUDA
- Knowledge on System Management related skills, e.g. IPMI/SNMP
- Good knowledge of Visio, Excel and PowerPoint
- Very good hands-on technical skills and problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What We Will Offer You:

  • A multitude of professional and personal opportunities.
  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forwarding
    thinking IT companies.
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes.
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional
    life.
  • An international team with a high focus on Diversity.

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a
veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local
protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.