Forschungszentrum Jülich - Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)
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Scientific Software Developer

The SimLab Neuroscience in the High Performance Computing in Neuroscience department of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre provides community-specific support for neuroscientists with respect to complex simulations and data analyses on supercomputers, as well as their methods. As part of its in-house research and development activities, the SimLab Neuroscience develops software for brain-scale simulations of neuronal networks at scales ranging from morphologically-detailed spiking neurons to population dynamics.

We are looking to recruit a

Scientific Software Developer with a focus on neuroscience community engagement

Your profile:

  • Excellent communication skills to enable close collaboration with developers and users from academia at the interface between neuroscience and HPC
  • Proactivity and curiosity
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • A master degree and a PhD in computer science, computational neuroscience, mathematics, physics or a related subject
  • Interest in dynamic neuroscientific problems at system, network or neuronal morphology scales
  • Relevant experience in neuroscientific modelling and simulation
  • Profound knowledge of software development processes and programming in C++ and Python
  • Experience with HPC accelerator backends and in large-scale parallelization, ideally at supercomputing scales, is advantageous

Note that it is not necessary to fulfill all of these requirements in order to be considered for the position.

For a full description and details of how to apply, please see the announcement on our website.