Jr. Computer Operator HPC (Shift Work) NOAA in Princeton

Jr. Computer Operator HPC (Shift Work) NOAA
Science Applications International Corporation
Princeton NJ USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-07-22

Job Description


SAIC is seeking Computer Operators / Tier 1 Help Desk resources to support a 24x7 datacenter at a customer site in Princeton, NJ. The candidate will help manage the operation of the supercomputer and associated systems.
Activities will include the monitoring of batch compute jobs, network performance, and facility infrastructure. The candidate will be working with highly technical climate scientists and must be able to respond to user requests in a professional manner.
Duties and Responsibilities:  
All candidates MUST be able to perform 12 hour shift work including overnight, weekend work, and OT, as scheduled or as necessary. This position will alternate with approximately 12 hour shifts 3 days during the first week of a period and 4 days the second week of the period for a total of 80 hours per period.  
• Under the guidance of professional staff, troubleshooting computer hardware problems, analyzing production job performance issues, and proactively monitoring performance of the Laboratories networking environment to identify and coordinate resolution of problems  
• Monitor all health of local and remote systems within the High Performance Program  
• Answer Helpdesk request at a Tier I level providing adequate triage and follow-up  
• Develop and maintain scripts for operation use  
• Escalate HPC issues to system and vendor staff  
• Triage and investigate tickets to include troubleshooting user issues, and responding to help desk ticket for operations level technical tasks such as reset passwords  
• Perform operations logistics such as building checks, Package logging, Visitor Processing, and answer phone calls.


• High School diploma 
• Some experience working directly with general Information Technology  
• US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Desired Qualifications


• Associates Degree or Bachelors in an IT related field  
• 2 Years of experience working directly with general Information Technology


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Jr. Computer Operator HPC (Shift Work) NOAA
Science Applications International Corporation
Princeton NJ USA