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Hartree Centre Technologist – Systems

Daresbury laboratory

Are you a systems administrator with an interest in cluster frameworks, or a systems developer interested in working further down the stack?

Are you interested in cutting-edge technology? then the Hartree Centre wants to hear from you.

You should be excited by the opportunity to develop novel technology solutions to real world problems, working effectively with industry and technology partners from a range of sectors and disciplines to deliver successful solutions.

You should have experience in systems design and implementation, combining multiple software solutions to create a service that users can rely on. Experience in identifying and implementing solutions to bridge gaps between software capabilities would be useful.

Your role will involve working on Technology group projects as a member of the wider Hartree Technology team. These could be grant funded research projects or industrial projects working with scientists and technologists from other domains.

You will be leading delivery on work packages for exciting projects such as the EuroEXA project, to design an exascale supercomputer by building the petascale prototype (https://euroexa.eu), and the VIMMP project, to build a marketplace for all aspects of virtual materials modelling. (http://www.vimmp.eu).

Salary and benefits:  £30,357 – £41,988 benefits includes a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance and a number of other benefits see http://www.stfccareers.co.uk/why-join/rewards-and-benefits/  for more information.
Closing Date: 4th February 2019
Location: Daresbury, United Kingdom

Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

Computational Scientist/HPC Specialist

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce is seeking to recruit a permanent Computational Scientist/HPC Specialist to join a thriving team developing our next generation simulation tools that will take us through to the exascale era. The successful applicant will join the 5-year EPSRC Prosperity Partnership project (https://epsrc.ukri.org/newsevents/news/prosperitypartnershipsround2/) jointly led by Rolls-Royce and the University of Edinburgh (EPCC) with the aim of developing the world’s first high-fidelity simulation of a complete gas-turbine engine during operation. We are looking for a talented and innovative individual to develop the fundamental computational science needed to meet our ambition of “trillion cell simulations on millions of computing cores”. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in both academic and industrial research environments and have a desire to take research through to business impact.

Closing Date: 22 January 2019
Location: Derby, UK

Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

Assistant Research Programmer/ Research Programmer /Senior Research Programmer

University of Illinois @Urbana-Champaign National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is currently seeking one or more Assistant Research Programmer/Research Programmer/Senior Research Programmer(s) in its Scientific Software Applications Division. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit jobs.illinois.edu. The search close date is 6/30/2019. Search Number: 107149. The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Location: Urbana, Illinois, USA

Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

UX/UI Product Designer – remote position

Stencila Ltd

Full-time UX/UI designer role to lead the design and testing of novel user interfaces for data exploration, visualization and analysis.
You will be building tools for lowering the barriers to reproducible research and enable collaboration between researchers with different levels of technical expertise. Your role will focus on leading the design of our user interfaces from research, concept and validation through to documentation, implementation, testing and deployment. You will organise and facilitate collaborative design sessions with users. You will be involved in researching the user interface (UI), user experience (UX), and developer experience (DX) of our tools, and other similar tools.

This job allows you to become a part of a unique team working with scientists and other researchers to make data-driven research more open, effective, and reproducible. You will have many opportunities to connect with a global community of people working on open source software for science and scholarship, including Code for Science & Society, Collaborative Knowledge Foundation, eLife, Substance, and more!

Location: Remote position; the employer, Stencila Ltd is based in New Zealand

Salary: USD 100,000 per annum (since the position is remote the potential benefits may depend on the location of the applicant)
Closing Date: 11 January 2019
Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

HPC Systems Administrator

Center for Institutional Research Computing [CIRC], Washington State University

The Center for Institutional Research Computing at Washington State University seeks exceptional applicants for the position of High-Performance Computing Systems Administrator. This position will play a vital role in the administration of HPC clusters used by the research community at Washington State University.

WSU faculty are leaders in scientific research computing in diverse areas including computational physics and chemistry, genomics, materials science, atmospheric and environment sciences, and agriculture and natural resources. Due to the enormous success of the research computing program, our center is expanding its staff. This position is an exciting opportunity to participate in the frontiers of research computing through the selection, configuration, and management of HPC infrastructure including computing, networking, and storage.

Ideal candidates should have in-depth experience with the provisioning and administration of HPC clusters. Applicants who have experience with CentOS or RHEL, high speed networking using Mellanox InfiniBand, resource schedulers such as Slurm, automation tools such as SaltStack, and parallel file systems including BeeGFS and Spectrum Scale, are highly encouraged to apply.

The position is located on WSU’s main campus in Pullman, WA. Founded in 1890, Washington State University is the state’s original land-grant university. WSU conducts innovative research and provides world-class education to more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Pullman is nestled in the scenic Palouse region of southeastern Washington, eight miles from the University of Idaho and 80 miles south of Spokane.

Washington State University is an EO/AA educator and employer.

Location: Pullman, Washington, USA
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled
Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

Computer Systems Engineer

NERSC

Discover your future at Berkeley Lab!

Berkeley Lab’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC, http://www.nersc.gov/) has an opening for a Site Reliability Engineer where you will provide a variety of engineering support services in a 24×7 environment. In this key role, you will work for the Operations Technology Group (OTG) and ensure that NERSC (a DOE computational facility) is accessible, reliable, secure and available to our scientific users.
 
What is usually Required: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline and a total 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years as a system administrator or system engineer in a customer facing environment supporting data clusters, managing the replacement of hardware, and ensuring its continued availability to the user community. This can include assisting in the deployment of new nodes and internal switches into production, resolving ticket incidents and working with vendors on hardware warranty replacements. 
 
Work will be primarily performed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Closing date: The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.
Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

High Performance Computing Security Developer

NERSC

Discover your future at Berkeley Lab!

Berkeley Lab’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC, http://www.nersc.gov/) has an opening for a High Performance Computing (HPC) Security Developer. As an HPC Security Developer you will be involved in all aspects of computer and network security at the NERSC Center. You will use your computer and programming skills to enhance network and host intrusion prevention as we migrate from 100G to Terabit networks. You will create new methods to protect Exascale class systems in an open science environment and have opportunities to work with data analytics and researchers in a variety of scientific fields.

This position will be hired at a level 3 or 4 contingent upon level of experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.

Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Closing date: The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.
Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

Computer Systems Engineer

AL-Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Discover your future at Berkeley Lab!

What is Required

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in developing open source code in areas such as synchrotron data reduction, management, and/or visualization.
  • Experience with Python, databases and web development/programming.

Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

NERSC Exascale Science Applications Postdoctoral Fellow (NESAP)

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC, http://www.nersc.gov/about/) at Berkeley Lab (https://www.lbl.gov/) seeks highly motivated postdocs to join the NERSC Exascale Science Application Program (NESAP, https://www.nersc.gov/users/application-performance/nesap/).  NESAP postdocs collaborate with scientific teams to enable the solution of deep, meaningful problems across all program areas (https://science.energy.gov/programs/) funded by the Department of Energy Office of Science (https://science.energy.gov/).

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Computational Science, Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or a science domain area with a computationally-oriented research focus.
  • Research experience and knowledge in computing and/or code development for experimental science or HPC.
  • Experience in scientific computing, algorithms design, or applied mathematics. 
  • Ability to work productively both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team balancing objectives involving research and code development.

Notes:

  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

Archive Storage System Administrator

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Innovators and builders at heart, the Data Storage team seeks highly motivated, productive, inquisitive, and multi-talented candidates who are equally comfortable working independently as well as part of a team. There are frequent opportunities for collaborative work with scientists and staff within the group (for instance with scientists designing and operating our high-speed networking infrastructure) or with scientists from other groups, including close collaborative research opportunities with LANL’s Ultrascale Systems Research Center (USRC), to help drive cutting edge advances.

Salary: Scientist 2 $87,800-$144,800 / Scientist 3 $96,600-$161,300. 9.5% Company contribution 401k, free dental and vision, affordable healthcare, and generous relocation.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

HPC Scientific Cloud Architect

Los Alamos National Laboratory

You will be working closely with other Futures team members as well as team members in other groups in the HPC division and other divisions around the Laboratory. The use of cloud technologies to perform scientific work at the Laboratory is an emerging area of interest. You will be helping to develop this capability within the HPC division. You will also be working closely with scientists across the Laboratory to help them adopt cloud technologies where appropriate and also to develop new cloud technologies to meet new scientific workload requirements.

Salary: Scientist 2 $87,800-$144,800 / Scientist 3 $96,600-$161,300. 9.5% Company contribution 401k, free dental and vision, affordable healthcare, and generous relocation.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

HPC Network Specialist/Researcher

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Participate in process improvement, including deep multi‐system problem isolation and resolution often in collaboration with administrators of other HPC subsystems.

Work with team members and vendors to document, design, and implement new ideas and approaches for newer network topologies and improve those for existing ones.

Present best practices, experience reports, and/or research results to managers and to peers locally or at conferences.

Proactively create experiments and tooling to validate solutions and to detect and diagnose network and hardware health issues.

Analyze published research papers in the area of networking and high-speed interconnects, summarize, and share implications and connections to ongoing work with team members.

Salary: Scientist 3 $96,600-$161,300 / Scientist 4 $112,100-188,900. 9.5% Company contribution 401k, free dental and vision, affordable healthcare, and generous relocation.
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Further information and details on how to apply are available here.

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