Open position – Technologist


Notice of public selection process, by titles and examination, to fill 1 Technologist post, pursuant to art. 24 bis of Law 240/2010, with full time fixed-term contract for 3 years, at the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (Interdepartmental Centre SmartData@PoliTo) of this Polytechnic.

As part of the INFRA-P HPC4AI project, the Politecnico di Torino has set up a calculation infrastructure for High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data specifically created to support applications of machine learning to big data, through the use of algorithms of artificial intelligence. This infrastructure requires the development, management and updating of IT solutions at the highest level. For this reason it is necessary a technical reference figure of very high profile, who is able to manage the present and future data center infrastructure, to support research groups in all their needs related to access to the calculation system, and to help companies use these technologies.

Activities and responsibilities

The IT Manager has to support the research activity of the Interdepartmental Center both by managing the IT infrastructure and the computing cluster, and contributing to its evolution during the SmartData@PoliTO Center’s activities, within the INFRA-P HPC4AI instrastucture. In particular, the IT Manager has the task of managing, updating, and maintaining the Big Data computing cluster with over 40 servers based on Hadoop and Spark technologies, with Ubuntu server Linux operating system, and Cloudera distribution.

When needed, he will give support for the usage of the computational service offered by the HPC@Polito laboratory in the context of the HPC4AI project, and supports the researchers and professor during their research activities within the SmartData@PoliTO inter-department center.