Applications Invited for the Post of System Administrator

Supercomputing Center, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Kattankulathur – 603203, TN, India

Applications are invited for the Post of System Administrator for Managing High Performance Computer Cluster in Supercomupting Center


  • 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.


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.
  • 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/- per month

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

Dr. Ranjit Thapa,
SRM Research Institute,
13th Floor,
University Building,
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University),
Kattankulathur 603203,
New Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Updated on November 12, 2016