Alex Chavkin joined the Foundation in 2018 with SCC. Alex works as a Linux HPC administrator and helps manage computing infrastructure around the Flatiron Institute that supports the research efforts of Flatiron scientists. Alex writes and maintains software and tooling to support and automate workflows for both HPC users and for internal SCC use. In addition, he brings past experience as an IT consultant and support specialist to help ensure that researcher computing needs and concerns are handled expediently and with care. Alex earned his B.S. in Computer Science from NJIT in 2021.