IT Support - High Performance Computing

  • Redhill, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

CGG ( is a global geoscience technology leader. Employing around 3,700 people worldwide, CGG provides a comprehensive range of data, products, services and solutions that support our clients to more efficiently and responsibly solve complex natural resource, environmental and infrastructure challenges. CGG is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0013181864).

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in our UK Computing Centre.  The successful candidate will be involved in the development, implementation and support of our Data Centre, using and learning skills in High Performance Computing (HPC).  They would gain invaluable industry knowledge and experience in a technical role. 

Based in our Redhill office, they will be supporting our HPC IT operations team in a variety of activities covering Technical and Hardware Support. They will learn about IT and the different tools and methodologies used in handling the company’s computer centre, gaining valuable real world IT operational experience in an evolving company.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Hardware maintenance
    • CPU/GPU
    • Storage
    • Interactive servers
    • Infrastructure services
  • Spare parts management
  • Hardware installation
  • Data centre upkeep
    • Rack cabling standards
    • Spares room
    • Equipment audits
  • Hardware decommissioning
  • Lease management
  • Documentation management
  • Incident management
  • Problem management
  • Change management
  • Continual service improvement
  • Participate in the development of new systems and applications
  • Research unusual bugs or issues the company encounters



  • You will have a BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Computer Information Systems.

Desired Skills/Learning

  • HPC systems architecture, compute and/or storage
  • Linux distributions
  • Systems Administration
  • Scripting languages
  • Open Source Analytics and Monitoring software
  • Computational Thinking
  • OpenStack knowledge

We are seeking a candidate who has a strong desire to learn and grow with excellent communication, customer service and team skills. You will be delivery focused and have a problem solving attitude with effective verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate must be IT literate with knowledge of Linux distributions, be technically proficient in computer systems architecture and have a basic understanding of troubleshooting. 

Additional Information

Learning and Development

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG Learning hub.

We have great Benefits

As well as a competitive salary and bonus scheme, CGG has flexible holiday allowance, pension scheme, private healthcare & dental and financial wellbeing assistance, among many other local discounts and incentives. 

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