PARADIM Data Engineer - Baltimore - job 676616

Johns Hopkins University

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Baltimore, Maryland

Employment type: Full-time

Job Req ID: 53962

PARADIM Data Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities

Internal Contacts:

  • Program Director (Advise/Consult and Negotiate/Influence )

  • Faculty (Advise/Consult and Negotiate/Influence)

  • Other Department Staff and Administration in A&S, Engineering, SOM & SPH (Advise/Consult)

  • Undergraduate and Graduate students (Advise/Consult and Negotiate/Influence)

  • Postdocs (Exchange information)

Install, Configure, Maintain and Troubleshoot

  • With Senior Systems Engineer, design, organize, plan, test and implement cutting-edge hardware designs for an HPC environment

  • Maintain monitoring systems to facilitate quick, proactive responses to routine failures, and to provide comprehensive performance data logging.

  • Provide general system administration backup and escalation for other staff.

  • Consult with and provide expertise to building engineers and other staff on new facilities to be under control of MARCC.

  • Assist with facilities-related issues that directly affect MARCC

  • Automate user account creation, management, and purging

  • Manage data access restrictions on a per user and group basis

  • Implement and maintain monitoring measures for data and system access

  • Audit and maintain user access, authorization and authentication

  • Plan for and deployment of patches and updates to the operating system and application software.

  • Maintain an effective schedule for systems backups and archive operations for mission critical systems.

  • Other Systems Tasks as assigned by supervisor

Analysis and Design

  • With an understanding of HPC technical needs, work closely with Sr. Systems Engineer and the facility's director and oversight groups to successfully implement policies and procedures.

  • Document systems processes so that users can easily find useful information and other IT staff can perform routine tasks and provide backup.

  • Participate in the design of future clusters, and plan the retirement of aging systems.

  • Offer technical advice on new projects that directly involve HPC computing at Hopkins.

  • Research and implement new technologies that could be beneficial to HPC.

  • Test and vet new technology in support of HPC efforts

  • Work with vendors to procure prototypes and demo units.


  • Continuously evaluate new tools and technologies for use in existing and future clusters.

  • Attend department and University-sponsored training to increase knowledge, improve skills, and learn new skills. May substitute University training for supervisor approved commercial job-related course offerings.

Minimum Qualification –

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Five years related experience.

  • Additional experience can be substituted for education and additional education can be substituted for experience.

  • 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title: Systems Engineer

Working Title: PARADIM Data Engineer

Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE

Starting Salary Range: $69,139 - $95,002; commensurate with experience.

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00pm

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus

Department name: 10001355-Chemistry

Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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