Staff Linux Application Analyst
Bloomington, MN 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description
About our group:

Seagate delivers advanced digital storage solutions to meet the needs of today's consumers and tomorrow's applications. Recording Head Technology organization plays a critical role in developing advanced recording technology and new data storage platforms. We apply both theoretical, experimental, as well as ML/AI data science approaches in technology development and data analytics. CPU/GPU linux cluster system is the main big data infrastructure that support our day-to-day work.

About the role - you will:

  • End-to-end system support services to linux cluster application end users.
  • Help install, manage, and maintain our linux cluster systems including hardware, operating systems, and user applications. Interface with internal IT teams.
  • Monitor and retain health of systems to minimize the risk of sudden failure and address hardware and software issues.
  • Help maintain, update, and replace our systems to meet user needs.
  • Work closely with users throughout the company to ensure the highest level of availability and efficient execution of their interactive and batch jobs.
  • Manage user requests and issue tickets until resolved and users are satisfied, adequately document issues, including correctly updating status and prioritization of issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and independently get tasks done and manage time and projects.
  • Able to perform on short deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
About you:

  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Communications: delivers clear, effective communication and takes responsibility for understanding user needs. Ability to express ideas and views clearly to others in writing.
  • Good documentation skills.
  • User support: demonstrates a commitment to service; serves and satisfies internal customers; holds one's self accountable for quality outcomes.
  • Adapts quickly to change and easily considers new approaches.
Your experience includes:

  • At least two years applicable experience with Linux cluster administration, configuration, management, and user support.
  • Experience with CentOS or RedHat enterprise linux.
  • Experience with a Linux scheduler like Slurm, PBS, Sun Grid Engine.
  • Experience with system imaging technologies like OpenHPC, Warewulf, and Rocks Cluster.
  • Experience with GPU computing.
  • Experience with common script languages (Bash, Perl, Python, etc).
  • Experience with configuration, compilation, and installation of open source software and MPI.
  • Experience with mass disk technologies like RAID, NAS
  • Experience with license managers.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365
  • Familiar with scientific computing, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence applications.


Our Normandale campus spans two suburbs, Edina and Bloomington, and serves as the Recording Head development and manufacturing arm of Seagate. Located in the heart of a bustling community, Seagate offers an on-site cafe, or if you prefer, you can drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away. Need to grab a gift over lunch time? Shopping is abundant in the area. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, outdoor activities, tournaments and group workouts. Looking for something more laid back? Reset in one of our meditation rooms, or simply take a walk around our indoor walking path. On-site cultural festivals, celebrations and community volunteer opportunities also abound

Location: Normandale, United States
Travel: None

Seagate Technology is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of sex, marital status, religious affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, or ethnic origin


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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