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Technology Consultant - HPC and container Platform



Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Technology Consultant – HPC and container Platform

This role has been designed as ‘Hybrid’ with an expectation that you will work on average 2-3 days per week from an HPE office.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:

HPE Services is our innovative IT services organization. It provides the expertise to advise, integrate, and accelerate our customers’ outcomes from their digital transformation. Our teams collaborate to transform insight into innovation. In today’s fast paced, hybrid IT world, being at business speed means overcoming IT complexity to match the speed of actions to the speed of opportunities. Deploy the right technology to respond quickly to market possibilities. Join us and redefine what’s next for you.

What you’ll do:

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Develop HPC and container platform roadmaps and strategies for growth based on business needs.
  • Engage in and enhance the complete service lifecycle—from conceptualization and design to implementation and operation.
  • Identify the growth path and scalability options of a solution and include these in design activities.

Solution Planning and Design:

  • Gather requirements, assess technical feasibility, and design integrated HPC and container solutions that align with business objectives.
  • Architect and optimize the technical solutions to meet the requirements of the customer.
  • Identify the potential challenges and constraints that impact the solution and project plan.

Opportunity assessment:

  • Respond to the technical sections of RFIs/RFPs and Lead proof-of-concept engagements to a successful conclusion
  • Utilize an effective consultative approach to advance opportunities.

Innovation and Research:

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, trends, and industry developments related to HPC, Kubernetes, containers, cloud computing, and Security.
  • Develop best practices, Accelerators and Show & Tell for HPC and container platform solutions and integrations.

Customer-centric mindset:

  • Strong focus on understanding customer business requirements and solving complex cloud technology issues
  • Be the trusted advisor, delight customers, and deliver exceptional customer experiences to drive customer success.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts and findings to non-technical stakeholders

Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including system administrators, developers, data scientist and project managers, to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Understands the roles and effectively engages other teams and resources within the company
  • Mentor and train new team members and lead the way in participation in tech talks, forums, innovation.
  • Knowledge and experience with Linux System Administration, package management, scheduling, boot procedures/troubleshooting, performance optimization, and networking concepts.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with HPC technologies, workload schedulers – Slurm, Altair PBS pro, and cluster managers – HPCM, Bright cluster manager.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with containerization technologies like Docker, Singularity, or Podman.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with at least two of the container orchestration technologies like CNCF Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, SUSE Rancher RKE/K3S, Canonical charmed kubernetes or HPE Ezmeral Runtime.
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience with OpenStack cloud solutions.
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience with virtualization technologies like KVM, OpenShift virtualization
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience with at least two various Linux distributions like RHEL, SLES, Ubuntu, Debian.
  • Good Knowledge of GPU technologies, NVIDIA GPU operator, NVIDIA vGPU technology
  • Good knowledge of HPC networking stack (high speed networking), InfiniBand, Mellanox
  • Good experience in performance optimization and health assessment of HPC components

such as operating systems, storage, servers, parallel file systems, schedulers, and container orchestration platforms.

  • Must be good in any of the programming or scripting languages like python, bash
  • Good understanding of Cloud Security and Observability.
  • Good understanding of parallel computing, MPI technologies
  • Good understanding of DNS, TCP/IP, Routing and Load Balancing.
  • Good understanding of cloud computing platforms, and hybrid cloud environments.
  • Knowledge of network protocols like TCP/IP, S3, FTP, NFS, or SMB/CIFS
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture, CI/CD pipelines, and DevOps tools.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities, analytical thinking, and communication skills to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead technical projects by gathering the requirements, preparing the architecture / design and executing it end to end. Must be able to bring clarity and drive complex projects involving multiple stakeholders.
  • Solid business acumen and ability to converse with client on issues and challenges.
  • Demonstrates a solid knowledge of the company's breadth of solutions.
  • Demonstrates a high-level understanding of all related vendor product roadmaps.

What you need to bring:

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Solutions Architect, HPC and Container platform Specialist, or similar role, with expertise in designing and implementing complex solutions.
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Containers and Kubernetes (RHCSA, RHCE), CNCF certification - CKA, CKAD, CKS is preferred.
  • Typically experience in delivering complex HPC and container platform projects.

Additional Skills:

Accountability, Accountability, Action Planning, Active Learning, Active Listening, Bias, Business Growth, Business Planning, Coaching, Commercial Acumen, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Cross-Functional Teamwork, Customer Experience Strategy, Customer Solutions, Data Analysis Management, Data Collection Management, Data Controls, Design Thinking, Empathy, Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, Long Term Planning, Managing Ambiguity {+ 5 more}

What We Can Offer You:

Health & Wellbeing

We strive to provide our team members and their loved ones with a comprehensive suite of benefits that supports their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

Personal & Professional Development

We also invest in your career because the better you are, the better we all are. We have specific programs catered to helping you reach any career goals you have — whether you want to become a knowledge expert in your field or apply your skills to another division.

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are unconditionally inclusive in the way we work and celebrate individual uniqueness. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good.

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