Applications Invited for the Post of System Administrator in MNRE Sponsored Research Project

SRM University invites applications for the post of System Administrator (One) for managing the high performance computer cluster under the project entitled ‘Development of Electrode Materials for High Energy Density Lithium ion Batteries and Computational Studies of Solar Absorber layers,’ sponsored by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.

Eligibility: M.Tech/ME in Computer Science or M.Tech/ME Information Technology or related areas or M.C.A with a good background in Knowledge of high performance computing systems; scalable, parallel architectures; and basic aspects of the UNIX operating system. Knowledge of advanced data storage technologies and high-speed network interfaces. Working knowledge of one or more high-level programming languages such as C, C++, or Fortran. Expert knowledge of one or more scripting languages such as csh, Bash, perl, Python, etc. Skill in the installation and configuration of operating systems and application software.    

Desirable: A comprehensive knowledge of Linux operating system internals and multiple high performance computing architectures. Knowledge of advanced problem resolution procedures,  testing and evaluation methods, programming tools, and system network security.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides advanced systems support for academic, supercomputing center to include the installation, integration and management of high performance computer systems, operating systems, peripherals, and system interfaces; monitors system usage; and assures that the high performance computing complex is operating at optimal performance and reliability levels; additional duties include consulting, training and the development and maintenance of systems documentation.

Assumes a lead role in managing the hardware and systems software infrastructure and provides an effective, reliable, high performance, scalable computing environment.   

Salary  : 35,000/- consolidated per month during first year, 40,000/- consolidated per month during second year, 45,000/- per month during third year

Project Duration : 3 years

Interested candidates should send applications along with their detailed CV (preferably soft copies) within 15 days of this advertisement to

Dr. Ranjit Thapa,
Co-Principle Investigator– MNRE Project,
SRM Research Institute,
13th Floor, University Building,
SRM University, Kattankulathur 603203,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu