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Student Assistant – Data Center System Administrator



New Position Available

Position summary:

This student worker position will perform High Performance and Scientific Computing tasks associated with operating and maintaining equipment associated with the ISAAC compute cluster.

Job Functions/Responsibilities:

60% Assist with data center operation

  • provide assistance to the Director, High Performance & Scientific Computing and the Senior HPC System Administrator related to operation and maintenance of ISAAC clusters
  • Assist staff with duties in Kingston Pike Building data center and JICS 116 data center at ORNL
  • Maintain labeling of all racks, equipment in racks, and cables in racks
  • assist staff in equipment hardware troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, surplus, and storage of spare and unused equipment going in or out of the data centers
  • organizing, monitoring, and maintaining approximately 25 rack power distribution units
  • instrument tech functions such as racking/unracking equipment, running and organizing cables, organizing and maintaining a clean a safe data center

40% Create, update, and maintain documentation

  • create update and maintain the information regarding the racks, equipment and cables in the racks in the Data Center Information Management (DCIM) system for the ISAAC clusters
  • maintain documentation of the power, ethernet network, infiniband network, out of band network, and data center space with Visio
  • maintain power receptacle and main data center PDU mapping in Excel documents

To apply, send a resume to Victor Hazlewood at vhazlewo@utk.edu.