Rick Poole

  Idaho National Laboratory
P.O. Box 1625, M.S. 3605
Idaho Falls, ID, 83415-3605
Phone: (208) 526-9623
Fax:  (208) 526-0122
Email: Rick.Poole@inl.gov

Rick Poole is an HPC Systems Administrator in the Center for Advanced Modeling and Simulation (CAMS) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). He has experience in High Performance Computing, Linux and Unix Systems Administration, development in CAD/CAE tools, and NAS administration. He also managed the Unix System Administration/Data Storage group at AMI (American Microsystems, Inc.) for 5 years.  Rick joined the High Performance Computing center at the INL in February 2007.


Bachelor of Science, Design Engineering and Computer Aided Graphics, Brigham Young University, April 1984

Work Experience

HPC System Administrator, Center for Advanced Modeling and Simulation
Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Idaho Falls, Idaho
February 2007 - Present
High Performance Computing, System Administration

IT Manager, Unix System Administration/Data Storage
AMIS (American Microsystems, Inc.), Pocatello, Idaho
April 2002 – January 2007
Manager of Unix System Administration/Data Storage group.

Senior Unix System Administrator
AMI (American Microsystems, Inc.), Pocatello, Idaho
June 1996 – April 2002
Systems Administration responsibilities for Unix systems. Sun, Linux, HP, Apollo

Design Engineer
AMI (American Microsystems, Inc.), Pocatello, Idaho
October 1988 – June 1996
Development and support of CAE/CAD tools, Systems Administration

Integration Design Engineer (Advanced Technology)
Morton/Thiokol, Brigham City, UT
CAD development, Systems Administration