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Friday, March 4, 2022
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Description and Requirements

Lenovo Professional Services is currently hiring for an HPC System Administrator (m/f/d) to support HPC and AI customers. The role requires frequent presence in Garching, Munich.

The candidate is expected to work effectively in providing onsite (and remote) Linux System Administration in the areas of Lenovo HPC & AI platforms and solutions. This person will be responsible for supporting HPC solutions at customer sites involving Server, Storage, Network, Power and Cooling, OS, and cluster management software.

Being a part of the Lenovo Professional Services team, your responsibilities are to:

  • Implement, deliver and administer HPC Cluster
  • Perform Solution optimization, Migration and upgrade and recommend strategies
  • Work collaboratively and complementary with the hardware sales team, technical sales (presales) team and Business Partners
  • Work on a billable basis (customer paid projects)


The position offers you the opportunity to build a solid customer relationship so It is important that you possess customer interaction skills and the ability to make technical decisions, to collaborate during projects with several organization verticals, partners, and customers and to develop training and knowledge base documentation.

Position requirements:

  • Experience in Linux (ie SuSE, RHEL & CentOS)

  • Experience in HPC system troubleshooting and support

  • Fluency in the English language.

  • Able to perform OS installation and upgrades with no supervision

  • Able to perform high-level problem determination

  • Customer service skills, including written and oral communication with the client

Applicants must possess strong customer interaction skills and the 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 the career.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience 5+ years

  • Linux (i.e.. Suse, RHEL & CentOS)

  • HPC cluster manager & Job scheduling for example, Slurm (used by the client), IBM Spectrum LSF, MOAB or equivalent

  • Parallel filesystem like GPFS/Lustre/Ceph/BeeGFS

  • HPC system troubleshooting and support

  • HPC cluster availability and performance monitoring with Icinga, Grafana, etc

  • x86 server installation, troubleshooting and performance tuning. Knowledge on

  • Ethernet, InfiniBand, RDMA and OPA network technologies

  • CPU/GPU/memory/RAID/storage/Data Center technologies.

  • Parallel programming like MPI, open MP, CUDA

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Performance analysis/ tuning of Lenovo System x servers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge on Opensource scientific libraries

  • 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

What We Will Offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life
  • A diverse international team 

Lenovo team is looking forward to meeting you!


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