The mission of the Advanced Computing Center (ACC) at OHSU is to meet the advanced computing needs of the OHSU research, academic, and the administrative community by providing a scalable set of advanced computing services that augment and supplement no-cost core services provided to the OHSU Enterprise by the Information Technology Group. These services include technical consulting; tiered research storage solutions; secure local and remote collaboration options; virtual environments; application hosting and license management/compliance; co-location and support for research computing systems; secure and public web portals; and support of the High Performance Compute cluster.
The purpose of the position is to provide a skilled research and engineering resource to design, develop, deploy, support, and integrate resources and services that reside within the Advanced Computing Center (ACC) at OHSU. The appointee needs to have a broad understanding of technology in order to anticipate customer needs, investigate alternatives, and synthesize and deliver unique solutions to advanced computing issues. Specifically, the appointee provides complex architecture design, infrastructure planning, server installation and configuration, application development and integration, as well as maintenance and support for overall ACC performance. The Engineer should possess expert level knowledge in the areas of storage architecture and management, Web environments, virtualization, network, parallel file systems and grid computing. In addition, this position shares team responsibility for project management, technical leadership, support and planning for complex computing systems and team cross training.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm