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High Performance Computing - Senior DevOps Engineer

Do you want to be part of a refreshing working culture? Take the chance to work with the sharpest engineering minds in a key role linking together IT and R&D. Zenuity is looking for an “HPC DevOps do-it-all” to join our team in Gothenburg.

Your Role

As HPC Senior DevOps at Zenuity you will act as one of our internal HPC “experts”.

You will ensure the smooth daily operations of our HPC environment and help support our users in the business to ensure that Zenuity gets the most value and performance out of the solution as possible.

IT owns and manages all infrastructure at Zenuity. Most infrastructure services are delivered through an external provider, including network, servers, client, storage, backup/restore etc.

We have an existing HPC service with 400 compute nodes (10,000+ cores) and 35Pb Storage. We are already working on the next generation HPC platform that is expected to be 3-5 times larger!

One part of your role will be to work with our service provider to continually improve our HPC platform.

The other part of your role will be to act as one of the IT HPC internal experts and help users to understand the capability of the solution, show recommended ways of working, help manage workloads, stop/start jobs, prioritize jobs etc.

You will act as the IT person for HPC and capture problems, requirements etc. from users and projects in the business and work with other IT resources to find solutions to these problems.

You will be given a high degree of trust and empowered to solve issues to ensure that the business receives the IT services that they need.

The tasks are divided in both individual work and projects in team. It is important that you have a great ability to co-operate with customers, suppliers and colleagues. The ability to handle teamwork and co-operation is an important skill to maintain at a high standard and quality delivery to our customers.

You will work as part of a team with IT colleagues from Sweden, Germany, China and the US.


Your role will be to ensure that this works smoothly, this includes:

  • assist in developing standards and work with our external providers to implement them.
  • act as a local Subject Matter Expert, SME for everything related to HPC including operating systems (VDI), configuration, hardware, applications, schedulers etc.
  • participate in Change Advisory Board, CAB to propose, review and approve standards, exceptions etc.
  • participate in both internal IT and business projects as SME
  • work with technical users in the business areas and and support them with workflow optimization, implement automation etc to improve the overall user experience and efficency
  • work with our external service providers to assist in advanced troubleshooting, reviewing and signing off Root Cause Analysis reports etc.
  • support service vendor IT support staff with troubleshooting etc.
  • participate in the continuous improvement of processes and tools both within Core IT and the greater organization

You will work in a small and agile team where your decisions matter. You will be a part of building and maintaining the IT infrastructure, both on premise and on public cloud providers. You will get a chance to work with modern technologies and building cool and exciting stuff.

You need to be a fast learner and have an understanding of administering an HPC solution in an enterprise environment with a modern approach using “DevOps toolsets”. You will be working with standard and automation, ensure that we have an environment that we can easily monitor and maintain, supporting our developers as well as IT services. You should be able to handle stressful situations and perhaps describe yourself as an independent team player.


To be successful in this position you are a Linux native and fluent in Python, as well as other scripting languages. You have experience from working with HPC technologies and are familiar with tools like Docker / Singularity and Slurm as well as Ansible or other infrastructure automation tools.

In addition, we believe you meet the following requirements: 

  • Preferably a degree in IT, Computer Science or equivalent 
  • Around 5 years of relevant Linux experience
  • At least 5 years experience of HPC administration in an enterprise environment including administration of network, servers, clients, storage etc.
  • Experience with storage concepts such as scale-out NAS (NFS), SMB, parallel filesystems, POSIX, and object storage (to name but a few) is an important asset
  • Experience with parallel computing (JHPC/HTC), Deep Learning, performance troubleshooting & optimization, and/or operating environments at large scale will be advantageous.
  • Communicative and a positive attitude towards customers and colleagues.
  • Understand and speak English at a professional level.
  • Organized and strive for results and quality.
  • Ability to coordinate and handle more than one task at the same time.

About Zenuity

ZENUITY is an automotive software company with the mission of elevating people’s lives by making self driving cars real. A joint venture between Volvo Cars and Veoneer (formerly Autoliv) from April 2017, we are a truly modern start-up with high energy, dedication and passion. Zenuity uses a disruptive, never-seen before, business model to produce world-leading competence in key technology areas. Delivering leading advanced driver assistance systems, highly automated driving, and cloud based solutions. We are dedicated to transforming the automotive industry and catapulting into the future of transportation. With over 600 employees worldwide and a high growth rate we are recruiting top talent to our sites in Gothenburg, Detroit, Munich, Santa Clara, Shanghai and Linköping. 

Zenuity work proactively to create a culture of diversity and inclusion, where individual differences are appreciated and respected. To drive innovation we see diversity as an asset, which means we value and respect differences in gender, race, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation or age etc.

Interviews are held on a continuous basis, so we highly recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Gothenburg, Sweden

Lindholmspiren 2
417 56 Göteborg Directions

Making safe and intelligent mobility real.

At Zenuity, we lead the global movement of crafting tomorrow's mobility with the software platform of choice. Our mission is to “Make safe and intelligent mobility real, for everyone, everywhere”. This statement marks our conviction and dedication to bring autonomous driving out on the streets for real and is at the center of everything we do.

We could not dream of achieving this without our great teams of very talented people. We are on this journey together and our agile way of working is reflected throughout our entire organization; it is part of our culture and how we work, develop and grow together.


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