Position Summary The HPC Lead Engineer will guide technical strategy, development, operational management, and end-user support of an institutional high-performance compute (HPC) cluster and service.
Provides technical leadership for system architecture, configuration, enhancements, and implementations for new and existing research systems.
Manages all aspects of high-performance computing infrastructure, including OS and software installations and upgrades, system maintenance, performance monitoring and optimization, end-user access, and security, to support the research communitys computational needs effectively.
Administers research data storage system, overseeing data provisioning, security, and accessibility to ensure efficient and secure data management for research initiatives.
Manages research data backup systems, ensuring the reliable and secure backup, retention, and recovery of critical research data.
Implements and maintains technical security controls and HIPAA compliance measures, encompassing encryption, access controls, audit logging, vulnerability assessments, and incident response procedures to safeguard healthcare data.
Fosters a supportive work environment and maintains open, productive interactions among team members and across the organization.
Develops and maintains technical documentation and diagrams for research computing and data storage systems, ensuring a comprehensive resource for effective system management and operation.
Recommends and develops policy/procedure and standards relating to research infrastructure and services.
Provides end-user documentation and support ensuring optimal performance, troubleshooting issues, and facilitating efficient utilization of computational resources.
Provides quality assurance by testing system operation and unit functions including systems recoverability and validation of backup and restores.
Coordinates with IST staff to problem solve, develop solutions, inform, train, and support new and modified systems.
Coordinates with vendors to resolve hardware and software issues.
Periodic off-hours support for system maintenance activities.
Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
Building Strategic Relationships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
Managing Conflict: Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Addresses conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disputes or disagreements occur; helps others resolve conflicts by providing impartial mediation when needed.
Managing Work and Time/Project Management: Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Effectively manages project(s) by appropriately focusing attention on the critical few priorities; effectively creates and executes against project timelines based on priorities, resource availability, and other project requirements (i.e., budget); effectively evaluates planned approaches, determines feasibility, and makes adjustments when needed.Professional Development or Continuous Learning and Development: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill to enhance their contribution to the organization.
Valuing and Leveraging Diversity: Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility None
Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
Salary Range: $95,000 - $115,000
Benefits At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.
Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
FSA and HSA
Short and Long Term Disability
Life Insurance and AD&D
Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a closely related field.
Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years as a Linux System Administrator performing the installation, configuration, and support of a high-performance computing (HPC) environment required.
Special Training, Certification or Licensure: None
Some call it a career. For us, it's a calling.
As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive care, academic education and ground-breaking research, we're able to develop treatments that help our patients live more productive lives. If you believe in working for an organization where Breathing Science is Life, we invite you to join our team!
At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset. With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families which include: Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Vision Insurance, Retirement Plan, FSA and HSA, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D, Accident Insurance, Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off, Wellness Program, and Legal Plan
National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstandin...g cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community. National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification. We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment.