HPC Engineer (Cloud and Infrastructure)

Job Specification: HPC Engineer (Cloud & Infrastructure)

Location: (Remote in Europe): Circa 80,000 euros
Company Overview: We are a leading provider of High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions, offering HPC as a Service to clients across Europe. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated HPC Engineer to join our team. As an HPC Engineer, you will play a key role in designing, configuring, debugging, and maintaining HPC infrastructure, ensuring optimal system performance.
Role Overview: The HPC Engineer will be responsible for the efficient operation and optimization of our HPC infrastructure. You will work remotely across Europe, collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver cutting-edge solutions. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with HPC technologies and cloud infrastructure, particularly with expertise in OpenStack and/Or Nokia SR Linux.
Key Responsibilities:

  • HPC Infrastructure Design and Configuration:
  • Design, configure, and deploy HPC clusters and systems to meet client requirements.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their specific HPC needs and customize infrastructure accordingly.
  • Implement and maintain cloud-based HPC solutions.
  • System Administration and Performance Optimization:
  • Perform system administration tasks, including user management, software installation, and system monitoring.
  • Optimize HPC system performance for efficiency and scalability.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues to ensure uninterrupted operation.
  • Cloud and Infrastructure Management:
  • Manage cloud infrastructure using OpenStack, including Nova, Cinder, Neutron, and Keystone.
  • Monitor and maintain cloud resources to ensure availability and reliability.
  • Implement security measures to protect HPC and AI systems.
  • Technical Expertise:
  • Demonstrate hands-on expertise with Nokia SR Linux or equivalent competitors (please list five alternatives).
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in HPC and AI technologies.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the team.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
  • Document HPC infrastructure configurations, procedures, and best practices.
  • Generate performance reports and recommendations for continuous improvement.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an HPC Engineer or similar role, with a deep understanding of HPC concepts and technologies.
  • Technical proficiency in OpenStack, including Nova, Cinder, Neutron, and Keystone.
  • Hands-on experience with Nokia SR Linux or equivalent competitors (Cumulus Linux, Arista EOS, Cisco IOS XR, Juniper Junos, Extreme Networks ExtremeXOS).
  • Strong system administration skills and the ability to optimize HPC performance, with a hands-on ability to debug & config.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing principles and cloud infrastructure management.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely across Europe.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to varying project requirements.
  • Commitment to staying current with industry trends and emerging technologies.


  • Competitive salary of approximately 80,000 euros.
  • Opportunity to work remotely across Europe with a dynamic and innovative team.
  • Continuous learning and career development opportunities in the HPC and AI field.
  • Collaborative and results-oriented work environment.

Application Process: To apply for the position of HPC Engineer (Cloud & Infrastructure), please submit your updated CV ideally with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your availability for remote work across Europe.
For more information, please contact Jake at Digital Waffle – Jake@digitalwaffle.co.uk