[Beowulf] Beowulf SysAdmin Job Description

Steve Herborn herborn at usna.edu
Tue Apr 28 08:51:38 PDT 2009

I've been doing that since the day I joined the Forum.  I'm not a real big
re-inventor of the wheel, more of a standards based guy.  I'm more then
happy to try something new and if it works better then they way I've been
doing it, into the toolset it goes.  If not its on to the next item on the

More then likely I'll take the chart Tom Pierce posted and turn it into the
verbiage my organization likes to use.  Personally I think it is pretty damn
good the way it is and a rather unique way at looking at a position.  All it
was missing was make the new pot of coffee and make fun of users behind
their backs. :)

Steven A. Herborn
U.S. Naval Academy
Advanced Research Computing
410-293-6480 (Desk)
757-418-0505 (Cell)

-----Original Message-----
From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On
Behalf Of Prentice Bisbal
Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:16 AM
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Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Beowulf SysAdmin Job Description

Douglas Guptill wrote:
> Hello Steve:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 12:21:03PM -0400, Steve Herborn wrote:
>> Does anyone have a good & comprehensive Beowulf SysAdmin Job 
>> Description laying about?  One that covers everything that it seems a 
>> Beowulf SysAdmin does; like hardware, OS, software (installation, 
>> compiling, writing), networking, training and the oh so popular
> I think you have just written the Job Description.
> The hard part is: how to ascertain that any one individual possesses 
> those skills and qualities.

One possible trick: check these archives to see if they post here. If so ,
read their posts.

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