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    Senior HPC Systems Administrator

    • 17033
    • Information Technology
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Technology SG
    • Technology Services People
    • UK
    • Cambridge


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    Do you love working in a fast-paced, High Availability environment where you can show success by diagnosing and resolving Incidents using cutting edge technology? Are you collaborative and able to mentor others?
    We are looking for an expert in LSF technologies with a commitment to ensuring operations and development are secure and scalable.
    The Technology Services Group (TSG) provides the high-performance compute environment that fuels product and solutions development for Arm's engineering community and you could join our team as a Senior HPC system administrator.

    Role overview:

    This role involves customer support activities that will take a number of forms. First of all, you will need to be able to analyse complex problems and provide comprehensive responses to customers
    Second, you will be responsible for helping to improve our products. You will raise defects against development tools and documentation, prepare documentation and periodically write knowledge base articles.

    Collaborate with and work as part of our team, with HPC applications and Infrastructure engineers developing & supporting LSF
    Investigate, Diagnosis & Resolve Incidents, analysis of monitoring, logs and system behaviour to resolve Incidents as quickly as possible in accordance with customer Service Levels. Attend Post Incident Reviews as well as Tracking and documenting all Incidents worked on in detail
    Monitor application status, performance and capacity and develop and implement enhancements
    Provide feedback to help Problem Management and Continuous Service Improvement
    Coordinate and collaborate with 3rd Party vendors, customer contacts and other Arm teams

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience, and qualifications will you bring?

    • Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience
    • Extensive experience in a HPC technical support role, LSF skills is highly preferred
    • Strong knowledge on Linux OS fundamentals
    • Follow Arm’s 'Secure by Design' philosophy
    • Strong scripting skills (Shell, Python, Perl etc)
    • Experience with remote display protocol based applications such as Exceed on Demand and Exceed Turbo X
    • Hands-on experience with automation and DevOps tools like Ansible, puppet, Git/Gerrit
    • Understanding of software development methodologies -e.g. Agile, Waterfall, etc.using Jira and Confluence

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:
    We not I
    • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive.
    • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective.
    • Information is crucial, share it.
    • Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t.
    Passion for progress
    • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections.
    • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it.
    • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow.
    • The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress.
    Be your brilliant self
    • Be quirky not egocentric.
    • Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’.
    • Make trust our default position.
    • Hold strong opinions lightly.
    Arm has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.




    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Award
    • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
    • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town center. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

    Cambridge, UK - Global HQ
    Arm Ltd.
    110 Fulbourn Road
    GB-CB1 9NJ
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