High Performance Computing (HPC) and Technical Infrastructure (TI) in Shell is used extensively in the Upstream part of the business (seismic processing, reservoir modelling, and R&D). Shell is actively exploring for hydrocarbons across the globe. HPC & TI are enabling technologies for many Shell businesses, Joint Ventures and Operating Units.
The HPC & TI environment within Shell is constantly changing as we adapt to evolving business needs with innovative solutions and reliable services to our Shell customers. The global nature and large-scale use of technical resources within Shell provide a challenging and exciting work environment.
The HPC & TI group in Shell provides HPC & technical infrastructure services globally to Shell, with staff based in Houston (USA), Rijswijk (Netherlands), Cyberjaya (Malaysia), and Bangalore (India). The team brings business value with innovative, agile, reliable and secure operational HPC & TI services.
Whats the role?
As a High Performance Computing Architect, you will be focusing on designing, procuring and project managing the renewal of hardware and systems software technologies used for High Performance Computing. This includes benchmarking new technologies, working closely with vendors, and technology partners both internally and externally and designing the architecture for the HPC & TI infrastructure.
As a senior member of the HPC & TI Renewal team they advise on and guide the HPC & TI strategy and program of projects in Shell. In this role, you will work with colleagues and users across Shell globally.
More specifically, your responsibilities will include:
Architecture of HPC & TI systems and environments (i.e. compute, storage, networks and high-end technical work stations)
Project management of HPC & TI renewal events
Benchmarking of HPC & TI environments and applications
Compliance with information risk management policies
Compliance with change control policies
Sharing knowledge with other staff to ensure business continuity
What we need from you?
Were keen to hear from IT professionals who have a bachelors or masters degree preferably related to Information Technology. Beyond that, we’d hope to see as many of the following as possible on your CV:
Significant experience in IT architecture, Agile project management (especially Scrum Master), and IT infrastructure design or administration (preferably High Performance Computing)
Knowledge of Project Management methodologies including PMBOK and Agile
Has technical skills in one or more of the following areas: Programming and scripting skills – Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, etc.; Red Hat products Deployment and Support; Parallel Storage (e.g. Lustre or GPFS); High speed networking design and support (e.g. Intel Omni-Path, InfiniBand or high-speed Ethernet); Information Risk Management policy development and compliance checking in a Linux environment
Solid stakeholder management
Strong team player and communicator who can work well in a distributed work environment
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