Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación
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Closes: 16 August 2024
  • August 16, 2024
  • Research Engineer – High-Performance Runtime Systems, Accelerators and MPI (RE1)

    Context And Mission

    The Accelerators and Communications for HPC team leads cutting-edge research and development around accelerators/coprocessors in HPC. We are involved in low-level networking and MPI research, collaborating directly with leading vendors such as NVIDIA, Intel, or Huawei.

    We collaborate closely with the two major accelerator/coprocessor vendors for HPC: NVIDIA and Intel. We organize locally international events such as the PUMPS Summer School, Courses on CUDA/OpenACC, and the Annual MNHACK, and collaborate in the organization of related international conferences and workshops such as SC, IEEE Cluster, or AsHES.

    Key Duties

    To assist on research-oriented software developments and evaluations within our HPC networking / OpenMP offloading / MPI lines of research. This involves coding at system level (runtime systems, etc.) but also at application level so as to evaluate the developments
    To help on developing research papers targeting well-recognized venues


    EducationBS or MS in a Computer Science topic
    Essential Knowledge and Professional ExperienceProficiency in C
    C, MPI, OpenMP
    Development in Linux
    Additional Knowledge and Professional ExperiencePrevious extra-academic professional experience not required
    Good English level
    CompetencesWorking independently and within a team


    The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences Department
    We offer a full-time contract (37.5h/week), a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, restaurant tickets, private health insurance, support to the relocation procedures
    Duration: Open-ended contract due to technical and scientific activities linked to the project and budget duration
    Holidays: 23 paid vacation days plus 24th and 31st of December per our collective agreement
    Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
    Starting date: ASAP