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Linux System Performance Engineer (H/F)

Publish Date:  Sep 20, 2022

Grenoble - 38, Rhône-Alpes, FR-France

Company:  Atos

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Atos is an international leader in digital transformation with 111,000 employees and annual revenues of €11 billion. The Group is the European leader in cloud computing, cybersecurity and supercomputing, providing integrated solutions to all sectors, in 71 countries. As a pioneer in decarbonisation services and products, Atos is committed to delivering secure, decarbonised digital solutions to its customers. Atos is an SE (European Company) listed on Euronext Paris and is included in the CAC 40 ESG and Next 20 indices.


Atos' raison d'être is to help shape the information space. With its skills and services, the Group supports the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contributes to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the world, Atos enables its clients and employees, and more generally the majority of people, to live, work and progress sustainably and with confidence in the information space.





As part of the development of the High Performance Computing (HPC) product and solution offer, the HPC Business Unit, for its Product & Performance Engineering department, is recruiting a Linux System Performance Engineer for the evaluation, validation and integration computing solutions.


This activity is essential for the introduction and the management of the products of the HPC offer, and is located at the intersection of the architecture of the platforms, the integration of the components and the tuning of the various basic software (firmware / BIOS / OS), in the field of High-End and Midrange compute servers, high performance storage systems and low latency high speed networks.


In a dynamic environment, you will work in:


  • Participation in product design in relation to R&D
  • Analysis of Bull / Atos products and products of partners or competitors
  • Writing and carrying out test procedures
  • The definition of configuration and industrialization sheets
  • Assistance to product managers in writing product sheets
  • The establishment and development of tools for analyzing and / or improving performance and writing experimental reports


As Technical Manager, you like to share your knowledge with Atos teams, and you provide level 3 internal support on these products. You are also motivated to understand new technologies and propose innovative uses in HPC solutions.


Your profile:


With a higher education in computer science bac + 5 type engineering school or equivalent university master, you have at least 10 years of experience and master the following environments and technologies:


Linux operating system:
System administration and writing of automation scripts (bash, python, ...)
DHCP, Diskless, PXE, etc ...

Hardware environments:
Multiprocessor servers and their microcontrollers
Multiple origin processors, GPUs and other accelerators
InterConnect communication interfaces and networks (Ethernet, Infiniband)
Interfaces to storage systems

Performance measurement and management environments:
Understanding of micro architectures of processors and accelerators and interactions with the Linux kernel
System performance measurement software (benchmarks),
Performance analysis (perf),
System development and debugging tools (C, gdb, strace, crash),


Rigorous, curious and autonomous, you are recognized for your interpersonal skills, your ability to propose solutions and your team spirit.


Technical English required

This position also requires the ability to install and handle materials related to Product Engineer tasks. You will have to physically modify the configurations and handle the equipment physically.

The position would be ideal for a Systems Engineer wishing to extend his scope to performance optimization in the context of market-leading high-performance computing systems.


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.