SciNet is the supercomputer centre at the University of Toronto, hosting Niagara, the fastest supercomputer in Canada, plus a range of other systems. SciNet provides Canadian researchers with computational resources and expertise necessary to perform their research on scales not previously possible in Canada. We help power work from the biomedical sciences and aerospace engineering to astrophysics and climate science. Our free education and training program for students and users helps them obtain advanced computing skills and knowledge needed in their research and in the workplace. SciNet — which provides resources for Compute/Calcul Canada, a national infrastructure for supercomputing-powered research, and SOSCIP, a Southern Ontario infrastructure for driving innovation — is funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, NSERC, the Government of Ontario, Fed Dev Ontario, and the University of Toronto.
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As the Network and Security Administrator you will be responsible for maintaining, upgrading, and securing SciNet’s networking infrastructure. Under the general direction of the CTO, Hardware Operations, and the Manager, Information Systems Security, you will be responsible for ensuring that SciNet’s research computing infrastructure’s connectivity and systems are maintained and operating securely. You will develop and implement new security solutions (including but not limited to open-source technologies such as ElasticSearch, HashiCorp Vault, Zeek and Wazuh), and will be an integral part of the cybersecurity team. Your work will be done in keeping with the wider University of Toronto policies and in collaboration nationally through SciNet’s participation in the Compute Canada federation.
As an employee at University of Toronto you are eligible for a wide range of benefits that are unique to the USW Staff-Appointed employee group including Health and Dental and other benefits that are designed to support your well-being in and outside of the workplace.
Your responsibilities will include:
To be successful in this role you will be: