Sr. Application Operations Engineer

GE Renewable Energy

  • Min – 5-8 years
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka
Sr. Application Operations Engineer
Job Posted : Mar 6th, 2021

Job Description

As part of GE Renewable HPC team you will be responsible of the system administration of the HPC computational resource, related network and storage systems.

You will be responsible for providing technical support regarding the applications setup and configuration of the CAE environment used within the business sector and responsible to fix application and system problems, or any incident that is disrupting the respective application service that business users depend on.

The job calls for both technical capability and understand business HPC uses cases. Crucially, HPC infrastructure must be available in production environment: any issue needs to be addressed immediately to avoid business impact.

An unflappable temperament is a must.


  • Minimum 5-8 years of professional experience Linux Administration, HPC (High Performance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering.


  • Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Responsible for supporting and maintaining multiple user and customer-facing applications related data processing platforms and services.
  • Ensure the user-facing business applications are consistently available and meeting customer expectations.
  • Monitor HPC performance and availability as per defined SLA’s
  • Act as a primary executor in responding to customer and user-reported application issues and incidents.
  • Ensure Incidents and problem tickets issued against supported CI’s get resolved within published SLAs, or business priority
  • Is aware of system-wide changes and application deployments that might impact application availability for users and takes necessary steps to prepare for and prevent applications outages due to these changes.
  • Support contingent workers, access, and time tracking.
    Be proactive in an agile working environment
  • Becoming skilled to monitor Applications and HPC via effective information dashboards for operational metrics, end to end system data processing, incident management, change control, and compliance.
  • Apply compliance policies, precedent and experience to make complex decisions. Takes calculated risks.
  • Support the team to identify misalignments of technology, processes, and direction against the organizational strategy.
    Proactively learn new tools. Identify opportunities for improvement and promote their adoption.


  • Cluster), System Administration and setup of main CAE simulation tools (e.g. Ansys, Matlab, Bladed)
  • Good understanding of ITIL and Service Management.
  • Agile Scrum experience a plus

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • User and SSO administration, in particular LDAP
  • HPC (High Performance Cluster), Azure, AWS Environment & Tools
  • Parallel file systems and storage system (e.g. NetAPP storage, Lustre, Isilon, etc. SMB / NFS protocols)
  • Understanding of Infiniband architecture
  • Python Scripting (Very Essential)
  • Knowledge of CAE tools admin
  • Batch job management tools (PBS, LSF, etc.)
  • HPC sw management (Puppet, Ansible…)
  • Unix, Unix scripting
  • Network Administration and problem analysis
  • System Administration

Business Acumen:

  • Build a good relationship with customer to understand their business model and the issues that impact them.
  • Show commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer.
  • Work closely with 3rd party software suppliers to get faster resolution on business-critical issues.
  • Experience working in a global environment.


  • Engage positively across multiple departments and customers to establish clarity, vision and mutual trust to achieve business goal.
  • Complete assigned tasks on time and with high quality. Take responsibility for assigned deliverables.
  • Applies values, policies and procedures. Identifies risks and is comfortable and self-aware when taking risks

Personal Attributes:

  • Positively learns new tools. Identifies opportunities for improvement and promotes their adoption.
  • Demonstrates ability to drive results in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.