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Saudi Arabia
Saturday, April 30, 2022
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Additional Locations: 
* Riyadh - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

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 Professional Services is currently hiring for an HPC System Administrator to support HPC and AI customers. The role requires frequent presence in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. As HPC System Administrator, you will provide onsite (and remote) Linux System Administration in the areas of Lenovo HPC & AI platforms and solutions. You 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)

Position requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in Linux (ie SuSE, RHEL & CentOS)
  • Experience in HPC system troubleshooting and support
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.
  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Performance analysis/ tuning of Lenovo System x servers.
  • 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, working from home
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity
  • Attractive compensation package

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, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

* Riyadh - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia