High Performance Computing Team Lead.

  • technology
  • permanent
  • Crawley

High Performance Computing Team Lead

Up to £78,000

Crawley - Onsite

My client are looking for HPC Team Leader to join their global HPC team! Reporting to the Data Centre IT Services Manager, you will take on a key role in the organisation and make a significant impact on their HPC and Cloud environment.

In this role, you will work closely with the team to develop their DevOps environment and lead the transition from older IT Ops approaches into a more Agile way of working. You will be responsible for demonstrating best practices and coaching and developing existing staff. As a senior member of the team, you will play a crucial role in shaping technology infrastructure and ensuring its smooth operation. With a proven track record across a wide range of activities connected to HPC and Cloud, you will be at the forefront of driving innovation and keeping the organisation at the cutting edge of technology. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with leadership skills and a strong technical background and excellent communication skills to help us maintain cutting-edge technology infrastructure.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Mentor and coach members of the team.
  • Improve and develop our systems, technology, and infrastructure, alongside providing third line technical support;
  • Make sure the operational maintenance model, and the tools used, are efficient and well-designed.
  • Understanding the client's needs and converting this into technical solutions is important as well as the continued stability, availability, and performance of the platforms.


  • Leadership experience.
  • Extensive levels of Linux administration, preferably in an HPC environment
  • Good experience with Agile Project Management
  • Knowledge in FAI, Puppet and Zabbix
  • ITIL Foundation level certification Fast and effective problem-solving skills and a methodical approach to work
  • An enthusiastic attitude towards learning and flexibility to adapt to new challenges or changes in direction
  • The ability to define and manage project deadlines Effective communication