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

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

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


  • Individual may travel 1-2 times per year for 2-5 days to other company locations (domestic and international) or to pursue training opportunities (conferences, classes). 
  • 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
  • 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 


  •  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
  • Networking fundamentals, Linux, Windows operating systems and cluster fundamentals and their interaction with each other
  • Working knowledge of RHEL/CentOS and other UNIX operating systems
  • Working knowledge of Windows 2012+ operating system
  • Working knowledge of software build systems (GNU Make, CMake) 
  • Protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet and Infiniband/OFED
  • Distributed file system (Lustre, OneFS, others 
  • Scripting languages Python, Shell (BASH or ZSH), Perl
  • Experience managing SANs, LANs, and administration of backend service components
  • Batch system (PBS), mail, software license management system (FlexLM, others) 
  • Monitoring tools (Nagios, Ganglia); configuration management tools (Puppet, CFEngine, SaltStack); 
  • Provisioning tools (Kickstart, Cobbler, Sysprep, gPXE) 
  • Hypervisors (KVM/oVirt, Citrix XenServer) 
  • MPI expertise with configuration and system libraries 
  • Working knowledge of packet capture and analysis tools
  • Working knowledge of test utilities and other methods for simulating workloads in a test environment