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Senior Support Engineer, HPC(m/f/d)

Job Number:  44240
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Austria - Graz
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

As a SES Engineer you will support our existing environments, which are several Linux-based clusters in North America and Europe.  You will also work with leadership to promote and develop new initiatives such as our cloud computing environment.  You will support customers with their cluster and application issues.  You will have to create and troubleshoot scripts used for job submission and data post-processing.
The preferred candidate will be self-motivated and able plan their own schedule to prioritize tasks.  They must be a team-oriented person, who is able to understand and follow instructions, be creative yet cautious, and detail oriented.  The preferred candidate will have at least ten years’ experience with administration of Linux servers and Windows desktops and servers.  This person will also possess at least five to seven years’ experience with Linux HPC clusters and cluster queuing systems.  Knowledge of PLM system (i.e. Teamcenter/SAP-PLM) is a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting our existing environments from the Operating System level up to the scheduler and application stack
  • Work with the business owners to schedule downtime for patching, as well as keeping the systems up to the required specifications
  • Be responsible for updating and troubleshooting their pre/post-processing applications on their desktops
  • Work with other operations team members on managing streaming clients as well

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Knowledge of debug existing scripts and programs 
  • Ability to create new scripts based on customer requirements
  • CAE Application Interface Programming
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Bash, Python, Powershell, and Go 
  • Must be able to install, configure and troubleshoot application server environments based on Tomcat or JBoss
  • Linux installation and patching (RedHat, CentOS, RockyLinux, etc)
  • Understand basic and advanced concepts of job scheduling (PBS, and Slurm)
  • Have an understanding of databases such as MySQL, MsSQL, or PostgreSQL
  • Must have a basic understanding of how cloud services work (Azure/AWS)
  • Ability to effectively converse with people with different technical abilities
  • Must be able to accurately document our systems and solution

Knowledge and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or comparable experience

Work Experience

  • 8 – 10 years of experience in IT/Engineering IT

Additional information

We offer attractive benefits (e.g. employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.  Minimum salary for this position is 75000 EUR. 

For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.

Regular travel up to 25%

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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