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HPC Manager

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Job Title: HPC Manager
Location: Durham, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About SyngentaSyngenta
is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by
enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through
world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90
countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from
degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

Essential Duties &

individual will be responsible for managing over a petabyte of data in a
scientific computing environment that includes high-performance computing
capabilities. This individual will work closely with scientists and system
administrators expedite the flow of diverse genomics data from their sources
(lab or external providers) to analysts or other systems. In addition, the
individual will partner with R&D to identify research critical data to
ensure that it is retained with fit-for-purpose accessibility and in a
cost-efficient manner.

Area of expertise should include:
  • Data Management, High Performance Computing, Storage Infrastructure


Education &

  • Five years minimum working
    on Linux systems
  • Two years minimum experience
    in a Research & Development organization preferred
  • Demonstrated experience
    building, running, and maintaining applications in close interaction with
    end-users and system administrators
  • Previous experience in
    developing data management plans
  • Experience establishing
    standards for data persistence and access
Additional Knowledge,
Skills, Traits & Abilities:

  • Python or other
    scripting language
  • Linux shell scripting e.g., BASH
  • SQL
  • git or svn for source
    code management
  • Familiarity with both
    POSIX filesystems and object storage systems
  • Knowledge of Netapp and
    AWS S3 storage desirable
  • Proven proficiency
    working within cross-functional teams
  • C++ is desirable
  • Bonus competences: experience
    with iRODS, Nirvana, SRB, Starfish or other metadata driven file management
    software is desirable
  • What We Offer:
    • Full Benefit Package
      Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do
    • 401k plan with company
      match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
    • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid
      Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness
      Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
    • A culture that promotes
      work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family oriented
      events throughout the year
    is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,
    hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of
    race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender
    identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected

    Contact Information: please contact the
    Service Desk

    and Medical Leave Act FMLA

    Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC

    Polygraph Protection Act EPPA

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    Job Post Date: 04/16/19
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