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Software & Computer Systems Technician II in Corning, NY at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally


  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint


  • Corning, NY


  • Technical support of license management infrastructure and software license management;
  • Coordination with vendors to resolve hardware, system software and application license issues;
  • Development, implementation, and review of technical network and security requirements
  • Planning the direction of the SC network to meet application requirements and to help budgeting, testing, and planning equipment upgrades
  • Coordination of cluster outages and improvements with SC Operations staff, IT and customers;
  • Identification and diagnosis of network congestion, data loss/corruption, and cluster malfunctions;
  • Maintaining and enhancing network and cluster performance and health metric collection, monitoring, and analysis to proactively avoid future problems, fix current issues;
  • Assistance in capacity and capability planning activities;
  • Making sure that appropriate security measures are built into the network, they meet the performance needs and that they are maintained in future modifications to the network;
  • Collaboration with IT security team to provide appropriate data for intrusion detection;
  • Support of system and user backups/restores for all managed systems;
  • Documentation of system administration procedures for routing and complex tasks;
  • Participation in an 8h/5d on-call support and off-hours maintenance windows;
  • Provide technical expertise to project teams


  • BS or MS in computer science, math or closely related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience directly related to network and Linux cluster administration and planning.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work as a team player is required;
  • Must be a proactive and solution-oriented problem solver;
  • Ability to bridge gaps between “domain” language (engineering, science) and “computing solution” language;
  • Customer focused;
  • Proven ability to embrace and drive change.

Experience with following:

  • Performance Benchmarking Applications (IOR, Iozone, LINPACK, STREAM)
  • Apache Hadoop FileSystem
  • SR-IOV technology
  • Linux Cgroups
  • SystemD
  • A foundation in software design principles and an ability to design and create code as necessary to augment off the shelf components to satisfy SC requirements;
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure new environments meet requirements and conform to best practices;
  • Provide direct server support during various operations such as deployment and general production;
  • Designing, implementing, and testing agreed-upon infrastructures;
  • Stay current with new technologies;
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL;
  • Familiarity with software development languages Java, C#, C/C++, Fortran;
  • Familiarity of C/C++,FORTRAN compilers and optimization flags
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows HPC Cluster;
  • Project management skills.