HPC analyst and software developer (RE2)

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HPC analyst and software developer (RE2)

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Jueves, 29 Febrero, 2024
Reference: 490_23_CS_BPPP_RE2
Job title: HPC analyst and software developer (RE2)


About BSC
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, was a founding and hosting member of the former European HPC infrastructure PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe), and is now hosting entity for EuroHPC JU, the Joint Undertaking that leads large-scale investments and HPC provision in Europe. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 900 staff from 55 countries.

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We are particularly interested for this role in the strengths and lived experiences of women and underrepresented groups to help us avoid perpetuating biases and oversights in science and IT research. In instances of equal merit, the incorporation of the under-represented sex will be favoured.
Context And Mission
BSC is seeking a candidate to work on applications analysis, software development, and parallelization within the RISER project. We are looking for people with expertise in the use of compilation and runtime infrastructures targeting parallelism, with the goal to provide support for application analysis and parallelization. Applications provided will be written in high-level languages with OpenMP using device offload.
Key Duties
  • Application performance analysis and parallelization
  • Support to debugging and maintenance of codes
  • Interaction with application providers
  • Produce effective and thorough technical documentation
  • Writing of articles/reports about the implementations/optimizations carried out
  • Education
    • BsC or MsC in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Experience in UNIX/LINUX environments and scripting languages
    • An intimate understanding of distributed-memory and shared-memory parallelism
    • Good skills in high-level programming languages: C and C++ (Fortran will be valued)
    • Good skills in parallel programming models (e.g., OpenMP, OmpSs, MPI)
    • Good skills in GPU programming models/languages (e.g., OpenMP Offloading), (CUDA, OpenACC, OpenCL will be valued)
    • Knowledge about Linux debugging, profiling and performance analysis tools
  • Competences
    • Fluency in spoken and written English (Spanish and Catalan will be valued)
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to learn and adapt to multiple programming languages easily
    • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set deadlines and pressure
    • Ability to work independently and in 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
Applications procedure and process
All applications must be made through BSC website and contain:
  • A full CV in English including contact details
  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

    In accordance with the OTM-R principles, a gender-balanced recruitment panel is formed for every vacancy at the beginning of the process. After reviewing the content of the applications, the panel will start the interviews, with at least one technical and one administrative interview. A profile questionnaire as well as a technical exercise may be required during the process.

    The panel will make a final decision and all candidates who had contacts with them will receive a feedback with details on the acceptance or rejection of their profile.

    At BSC we are seeking continuous improvement in our recruitment processes, for any suggestions or feedback/complaints about our Recruitment Processes, please contact recruitment [at] bsc [dot] es.

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The vacancy will remain open until a suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.
OTM-R principles for selection processes
BSC-CNS is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the Open, Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment principles (OTM-R). This is applied for any potential candidate in all our processes, for example by creating gender-balanced recruitment panels and recognizing career breaks etc.
BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.
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