Administrative Assistant NZ20240605 

Do you want to help researchers and engineers around the world solve the most exciting and challenging computational problems? HPCNow! seeks a passionate and proactive Administrative Assistant to join our international High-Performance Computing team. We work in sectors like drug design and discovery, genomics, bioinformatics, aerospace, aeronautics, astrophysics, quantum chemistry, energy, automotive, visual effects, and many more.

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NZ20240605

About HPCNow!

HPCNow! is a global services company focused on High-Performance Computing, High-Performance Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence consulting. We help scientists and engineers worldwide from the design of the hardware solution to the very end of its life cycle by setting up complex pipelines and accelerating their workflows and applications. We also extend our services by delivering professional training and providing ongoing remote administration and scientific support.

At HPCNow! we not only focus on business but also try to achieve a healthy work/life balance, facilitating pleasant working conditions as much as possible. This includes remote work, a flexible work schedule, and a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our commitment is to provide our people with all they need for personal and professional growth, involving them in a discovery, innovation, and achievement environment.

Core Values

Science Enablers – We play a crucial role in migrating workloads from the regular desktop computer to HPC clusters and supercomputers. We work to bridge the gap between these two distant worlds by capacitating the end users and upskilling them to bring their computational research to a world-class level.

Excellence – We strive for excellence in everything we do for our team members and   clients. We feel proud of our contributions and celebrate our client’s success as our own.

Empowering science with technology – We are a trusted partner that accelerates research and discovery thanks to our commitment to continuous innovation and new technology adoption. 

Diversity and Inclusion – Our very talented team includes different kinds of mindsets, cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, making HPCNow! an inclusive company. HPCNow! embraces neurodiversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution. Our current team is from eight different countries and can speak ten other languages, but most importantly, we all speak science and tech no matter our background.

Gender equality – While we haven’t reached full gender equality yet, we see a new opportunity to get closer to that milestone in each hiring process. We are proud members of Women in HPC (WHPC) and participate in activities to empower women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Job Description

HPCNow! is looking for a passionate and proactive Administrative Assistant to join the HPC administrative team. Tasks include organizing meetings, preparing agendas and taking minutes, working on (virtual) reception, paying bills, doing banking and invoicing, tracking staff annual and sick leave, following up on travel expenses, accommodation, training courses, and conference registration of employees, research, records management, and filing, among other tasks.

Job Requirements

Eligible to live and/or work in New Zealand 
Excellent oral and written English skills

Skills and Experience

RequiredDesired
– Advanced office software skills (specific experience using Google Drive and/or Office 365 on a daily basis)
– Motivated, organized, and able to work effectively with minimal supervision
– Experience in budgeting and office finance systems

– The Spanish language will be appreciated. 
– Ability to handle administrative details independently while keeping management adequately informed
– Ability to prioritize and react with appropriate levels of urgency to multiple situations, requests, and events that require quick response or turnaround
– Experience in Hiring processes

If you don’t have experience in one or any of the desired skills, we will provide you with the training and the resources required to achieve that knowledge. 

Job Conditions

  • We offer a permanent full-time position in a good working environment and a highly stimulating and challenging environment.
  • Full-time remote office workplace based in New Zealand 
  • Flexible working hours.
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in the country.
  • We offer outstanding resources for learning and building experience with new technologies,  including internal development and testing cluster, access to an e-learning platform, internal training, and mentoring.

Contact

If you are interested, send an email to careers@hpcnow.com with your updated CV, a short motivation letter, and the subject “NZ-20240605 job position”.