Staff Directory

Dave Gignac

Dave Gignac

Operating Systems Specialist
Advanced Systems
(512) 232-7753

Dave joined TACC as a Senior Operating Systems Specialist in 2003. He is currently the Lead Systems administrator for the Dell cluster, stampede. He is also is an administrator on the Sun constellation cluster, Ranger. For the last four years, he has been the Lead administrator on Maverick, our terascale remote visualization system and administered the visualization lab.

Before coming to TACC as a Senior Operating System Specialist, Dave worked for ten years in the Oil Field for companies including Landmark Graphics, Halliburton, and Global Marine. Dave specialized in managing complex, multi-site development environments for Linux and UNIX.


  • Assoc. in General Studies, San Jacinto College at Pasadena