Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación
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Closes: 31 May 2024
  • May 31, 2024
  • Research Engineer – HPC memory systems (RE1)

    Context And Mission

    The Memory systems team[1] from the Computer Science Department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center[2] is offering a full-time research engineer position. The researcher will work on the project that explores
    advanced memory systems (HBM, DDR4/5, memory over CXL) for high-performance computing (HPC). We strongly encourage the application of candidates who are interested in a close collaboration with industry and contact with cutting edge technology developers.



    Key Duties

    Profiling and performance modeling of HPC applications running on high-end servers with advanced memory systems: HBM, DDR4/5, CXL memory expanders.
    Exploration of Processing in Memory for HPC and AI applications.
    Prototyping of industrial products and tools.
    Close interaction and reporting to industrial partners.


    EducationBSc, MSc or PhD in Computer Science
    Essential Knowledge and Professional ExperienceKnowledge of computer architecture
    Experience with Unix/Linux environments
    Experience with profiling tools: Hardware counters, PAPI interface
    Programming languages (C/C++, Python)
    Additional Knowledge and Professional ExperienceUnderstanding of memory systems and memory technologies (e.g. DRAM, HBM) is a plus
    Experience with hardware/system simulators (e.g. ZSim, Gem5, Ramulator, DRAMsim3) is a plus
    Fluency in English is essential
    CompetencesGood written and verbal communication skills
    Ability to take initiative


    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: Q2-Q3 2024