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




    – BS or MS in a Computer Science topic

    Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience

    – Proficiency in C
    – C, MPI, OpenMP
    – Profiling
    – Development in Linux

    Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience

    – Previous extra-academic professional experience not required
    – Good English level


    Working 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