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Research Programmer/Sr. Research Programmer

University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign | National Center for Supercomputing Applications

NCSA is currently seeking one Research Programmer / Sr. Research Programmer to join the Innovative Data and Database Services group, which offers data and database expertise to NCSA partners in science and industry resource allocation services. As a Research Programmer, you will provide scientific and research software development and engineering in support of projects and research which includes elements of data analysis, data ingestion and integration from heterogeneous sources, cybersecurity, web front ends, back end services that scale, and databases. In this position, you will interact with people in a wide range of educational, scientific, and engineering disciplines to design, develop, and support advanced software tools in areas such as civil and environmental engineering, biology, geoscience, digital humanities, library science, hazard management, medical informatics, astronomy, and computational science. Creativity, independence, a strong work ethic, as well as coordination with the project principal investigator(s) is critical. You will also represent the group at meetings, give presentations, and contribute to publications and grant proposals.

NCSA is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to apply.

Location: Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Closing Date: 20 June 2019
Salary and benefits: commensurate with experience
For more information on the post and to apply visit: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=114834&job=research-programmer-senior-research-programmer-national-center-for-supercomputing-applications-114834

Associate Scientist I/II

INRIA

Deep Reinforcement Learning (DRL) is a specific case of machine learning where the training is performed on-line based on the execution of multiple simulations of the task to learn. It has been recently popularized by Google and DeepMind that managed to have a machine that autonomously learned to play Go. The ability to learn at large scale is crucial to address new classes of problems. The goal of this postdoc is to leverage HPC techniques to push forward the scalability of DRL. This work will be performed in close collaboration in between the Sequel INRIA team specialized in DRL (https://team.inria.fr/sequel/) and the DataMove team specialized in HPC (https://team.inria.fr/datamove). We are looking for candidates with expertise in one of the two domains and the motivation to gain advance knowledge on the other one.

Location: Grenoble or Lille, France
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary and benefits: 2653 € gross/month (monthly salary after taxes : around 2136,39 € (medical insurance included, income tax excluded).
Benefits:

  • Leave: 7 weeks of annual leave + 10 extra days off due to RTT (statutory reduction in working hours) + possibility of exceptional leave (sick children, moving home, etc.)
  • Social security coverage
  • Possibility of teleworking (after 6 months of employment) and flexible organization of working hours
  • Partial reimbursement of public transport costs
  • Subsidized meals

For more information on the post and to apply visit: https://team.inria.fr/datamove/job-offers/#postdocDRL
Questions can be sent to Bruno Raffin.

Associate Scientist I/II

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

This position is in the Data Assimilation Research Section (DAReS) in the Computational and Information Systems Laboratory (CISL). CISL is responsible for large-scale computing and IT infrastructure at NCAR. DAReS develops and maintains the Data Assimilation Research Testbed (DART), a community tool for ensemble data assimilation. DAReS is a small, collaborative team of software engineers, data assimilation scientists, and physical scientists dedicated to creating and providing the best possible tools to users both inside and outside NCAR. DAReS staff collaborate closely with a diverse group of earth system scientists who are experts on confronting models with observations to make predictions.

Location: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary and benefits:

  • Compensation
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Retirement Plan
  • And more!

For more information on the post and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2LGZzMk

Data Scientist

STFC Hartree Centre

We’re looking for a Data Scientist to join our growing Data Science group. By bringing experience in data analysis, machine learning or natural language processing you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with a range of industry partners from small start-ups to large multinational corporations. You will develop tools, frameworks and applications to accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies across a variety of sectors from life sciences to engineering and manufacturing. Working with teams across the Hartree Centre and IBM Research, you will help us deliver accessible, innovative and scalable solutions that address industry challenges and improve productivity. Projects will typically come from our Innovation Return on Research (IROR) programme which aims to create economic and societal impact by developing a suite of industry-relevant digital assets or ‘Bridging for Innovators’ B4I to deliver multidisciplinary solutions for businesses using our technologies. Projects may span over a few weeks or several years but will be delivered as part of a small team working closely with an industry partner.

If successful, you will join a growing team of expert data scientists, working closely with the HPC Software Engineering and Business Development teams to develop collaborative projects.

Duties will include:

  • building and mentoring small project teams to deliver on these project plans to deliver defined work plans for data science projects in collaboration with business development and customer representatives.
  • exploring technologies and designing appropriate technology solutions.
  • learning and applying data centric, analytics and AI technologies to industry challenges
  • validating project conclusions and using advanced data visualisation techniques to present results to customers
  • visiting clients and liaising with commercial partners to develop collaborations
  • developing strong links within the HPC and data science community by presenting and publishing non-confidential results and case studies, building both individual and Hartree Centre profiles
  • you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects, so an ability to communicate effectively with scientists, industrial clients and academic colleagues from different backgrounds is essential.
  • at Band E level you will have the opportunity to develop and manage a small team.

Location: Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Cheshire, UK
Closing Date: 7th June 2019. However, we encourage early applications as some candidates may be interviewed before this date.
Salary and benefits: £30,782 – £42,576 (depending on skills and experience)
For more information on the post and to apply visit: http://www.topcareer.jobs/Vacancy/irc249345_9416.aspx

Software Engineer II/III

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

This position is in the Data Assimilation Research Section (DAReS) in the Computational and Information Systems Laboratory (CISL). CISL is responsible for large-scale computing and IT infrastructure at NCAR. DAReS develops and maintains the Data Assimilation Research Testbed (DART), a community tool for ensemble data assimilation. DAReS is a small, collaborative team of software engineers, data assimilation scientists, and physical scientists dedicated to creating and providing the best possible tools to users both inside and outside NCAR. DAReS staff collaborate closely with a diverse group of earth system scientists who are experts on models and observations. In close collaboration with the rest of the DAReS team, this SE will work on the complete DART software lifecycle.

Location: Boulder, Colorado USA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Retirement Plan
  • And more!

For more information on the post and to apply visit: https://ucar.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218625&company_id=15947&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992772&aid=1

Systems Administrator 2

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute at the University of Minnesota

The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI), at the University of Minnesota, is hiring 2 full time level 2 Systems Administrators to join their Persistent Systems Infrastructure group.

A second-level professional systems administrator within the PSI group will be tasked with performing system/database administration, design, and upgrades for a broad range of complex systems that support the supercomputer clusters and other services at MSI. Incumbents are experienced professionals competent at high technical levels, serving as subject matter experts in multiple technical disciplines. They may independently lead small-scale or sub-functional teams/projects.

Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Salary and benefits: Salary DOQ competitive with the Minneapolis, MN market.  Extensive benefits package including health, dental, and more.
For more information on the post and to apply visit: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=111608&job=research-scientist-national-center-for-supercomputing-applications-111608

Research Scientist

University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign | National Center for Supercomputing Applications

NCSA is currently seeking a Research Scientist in its Cyber Security Directorate (CSD) to explore and research new challenges in scientific and research computing, networking or cyber security related areas while producing practical solutions and problem-solving techniques for fellow researchers and targeted areas of exploration.

This is a regular academic professional position at NCSA and is an annually renewable, 12/12, 100%-time appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Applicants must possess required education and experience by start date of position. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration. For further information regarding our application procedures, you may visit http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu or email fijalkov@illinois.edu.

NCSA is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to apply.

Location: Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Closing Date: 28 May 2019
For further information regarding our application procedures, you may visit http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu or email fijalkov@illinois.edu.
For more information on the post and to apply visit: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=111608&job=research-scientist-national-center-for-supercomputing-applications-111608

HPC Storage Systems Engineer – 86859

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley Lab’s NERSC Division has an opening for a HPC Storage Systems Engineer. Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Berkeley Lab is the production high performance computing and data facility for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. NERSC serves thousands of scientists from around the world who conduct basic and applied research in fields that support the mission of the Office of Science. Come work at NERSC, and be at the forefront of High Performance Computing while contributing to pioneering science.

NERSC is seeking a talented storage systems administrator with a focus on extreme scale high performance storage. NERSC storage systems provide petabytes of capacity and 100’s of gigabytes a second of bandwidth. In this position, you will work with 8 system engineers and programmers in the Storage Systems Group to help architect, deploy and manage NERSC’s storage hierarchy. This includes an all flash Burst Buffer , multiple Lustre and Spectrum Scale (formerly GPFS) file systems and two HPSS archives. We seek a high performance storage generalist, who has broad knowledge of storage hardware and software technologies including block storage arrays, storage networks, parallel file systems, hierarchical storage systems and object stores.

The position is located at the LBNL main campus situated in the hills above UC Berkeley. If you seek an intellectually challenging storage systems administrator position, and working on a dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

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: Open until filled
For more information and to apply visit: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=159895

High Performance Computing Security Developer – 85656

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Discover your future at Berkeley Lab!

Berkeley Lab’s National Energy Research Computing (NERSC, https://www.nersc.gov/) Center 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.

What is Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience and a minimum of 8 years of related experience in systems programming or cyber security (including college work).

Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Closing Date: Open until filled
For more information and to apply visit: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=159399

Science IT Storage Engineer – 86203

Berkeley Lab’s Information Technology (IT) Division

Berkeley Lab’s Information Technology (IT) Division has an opening for a Science IT Storage Engineer in their Science Support Group!

In this role, you will play a pivotal role in the creation of a portfolio of data management services aimed at supporting Lab scientists. You will be responsible for developing the standards and tools used to deploy and manage centralized services that will serve a wide range of scientific applications.

What is Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training/experience and a minimum of 3 years of mid- to large- scale NAS, block array management, Lustre, and/or object storage experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Linux Administration in a production setting.
  • Administrative experience in a Kerberos/LDAP or Active Directory IdM environment.
  • Experience managing virtualization services, including VMware, Xen or ProxMox.
  • A strong desire to experiment with, and testbed, new technologies.

Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Closing Date: Open until filled
For more information and to apply visit: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=159480

Research engineer in parallel runtimes and performance tools

Chalmers University of Technology

The European Commission is funding the European Processor Initiative (EPI) to co-design, develop and bring on the market a European low-power microprocessor. This technology, with drastically better performance and power, is one of the core elements needed for the development of the European Exascale machine. Within EPI, Chalmers is active in the development of the OpenMP software runtime and in the design of a RISC-V based accelerator.

The research engineer will be active in the development of software runtime technologies for the scalable and low-overhead scheduling of OpenMP tasks on an heterogeneous system composed of a general purpose multicore and a manycore accelerator. The task also involves the development of performance tools and monitoring software.

Salary: The advertised position is a full-time temporary employment limited to two years (24 months). The dedication to research of the position is 100%.  Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg.  Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Closing Date: 30 April 2019
For more information and to apply visit: http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=7271

For more information email: Miquel Pericas.

Scientific Consultant or Senior Scientific Consultant

BioTeam

Do you thrive in creative, innovative, IT and scientific environments? Do you like the challenge of tackling big projects involving high-performance computing, storage, networking, or Cloud solutions in the life sciences? Enjoy the challenges in DevOps or System Administration? Do you find the converging of science and IT fascinating?

We have expertise bridging IT and science and we have a unique way of providing complete, and forward-thinking solutions to life sciences to help accelerate scientific research.

If you have expertise in any of the following areas we would like to arrange some time to talk with you:

· Bioinformatics
· Data Sciences
· Networking/Infrastructure/HPC
· Storage Solutions
· Cloud Solutions

We are more than a growing life science consulting company, we have created our own research with our own technology research lab to experiment with cutting edge hardware and software to support our practice areas. As a completely virtual organization with employees across the country and collaborative and fast-paced, your commute is to your home office. We do travel domestically and internationally and you may be expected often and overnight/weekly to work with our diverse customer base.

Find out more about BioTeam here.

Salary/benefits: Salary is negotiable but overall BioTeam offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including generous base salary, group medical, dental and vision plans, paid time off, life insurance, short term/long term disability coverage and a 401(k) plan with employer contributions
Location: United States – Remote (work from home) but domestic and international travel is required
Closing Date: Open until filled

For more information and to apply visit: https://bioteam.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=8

For more information email: Chris Dagdigian, company owner/founder and also a full time consultant focusing on Cloud and HPC for Biotech and Pharmaceutical clients. He would be happy to talk candidly with anyone seeking more information about the company, our culture and what our consulting work is like.

PhD position specialising in the identification of application requirements and co-design

Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)

You will perform research on the analysis and identification of application requirements and their implications on high performance computing systems and components. The application requirements will be fed as co-design input for the development of a future server processor in the context of the European Processor Initiative (EPI) project.

  • Research on methodologies to define the requirements of scientific computing applications.
  • Contribute to the implementation of application benchmarks and mini-applications.
  • Evaluate processor architecture based on models and simulators.
  • Estimate the impact of different design parameters on application performance.

Salary: In conformity with the provisions of the collective agreement for the civil service in Germany (TVöD), level E13 (75% position)
Location: Jülich, Germany
Closing Date: Open until filled
For more information and to apply visit: http://www.fz-juelich.de/SharedDocs/Stellenangebote/_common/dna/2019D-120-EN-JSC.html?nn=718260

For more information email: Estela Suarez.

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