Senior DevOps Engineer

Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

This Senior DevOps Engineering role will drive system operations and release process including build, deployment and infrastructure, operations, monitoring for the high performance computing Cluster. Define and execute rollout strategy for major project initiatives. Collaborate with architects, engineers, QA, Networking, and external vendors to provide infrastructure assistance.

-    Be champion for continuous integrations, deployment, provisioning and monitoring.
-    Manage and maintain supporting Engineering applications, including version control, bug tracking and continuous integration.
-    Supporting, interfacing and cooperating with cross functional groups.  This person must work closely with end users to understand their needs and provide guidance.
-    Create and maintain support, maintenance, and compliance policy and procedures.
-    Participate in the installation, integration, acceptance testing, and on-going maintenance of Linux cluster systems
-    Work with system users to ensure efficient resource utilization
-    Generate and communicate compute and storage cluster usage guidelines
-    Be a key resource for IT Linux based systems
-    Be part of an on-call rotation for evening and weekend support


-    B.S. in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience, and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
-    Must be able to work with and cross functional groups and technical areas (compute, storage, network, applications and databases)
-    Experience architecting and administering Linux based HPC clusters, SGE scheduling systems, and high-performance storage and networking systems.
-    Extensive systems configuration management of Linux and UNIX operating systems using Puppet or Ansible.
-    Extensive experience managing Bugzilla, Jenkins, Hudson, Perforce, and Git.
-    Strong Perl/Python programming and automation tool development experience is a must
-    Extensive experience configuring and supporting SGE resource managers for load balancing user jobs.
-    Experience with the Zabbix monitoring and tooling.
-    Experience with NetApp and Lustre storage
-    Experience in bioinformatics workflows a plus
-    Exposure to Intel Xeon Phi and other heterogeneous cluster acceleration computer hardware is a plus
-    Experience with integrating tools into Directory systems AD/DNS/LDAP
-    Must strive to deliver world class solutions that enable users and the business.

About Our Organization

Pacific Biosciences’ mission is to transform the way humankind acquires, processes and interprets data from living systems through the design, development and commercialization of innovative tools for biological research. The company has developed a novel approach to studying the synthesis and regulation of DNA, RNA and protein. Combining recent advances in nanofabrication, biochemistry, molecular biology, surface chemistry and optics, Pacific Biosciences has created a powerful technology platform called single molecule, real-time, or SMRT™, technology. SMRT technology enables real-time analysis of biomolecules with single molecule resolution, which has the potential to transform the understanding of biological systems by providing a window into these systems that has not previously been open for scientific study. 

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