Agent based models for urban mobility - Developer (RE1)

Job Reference

145_20_CASE_DPPP_RE1

Position

Agent based models for urban mobility - Developer (RE1)

Closing Date

Monday, 13 July, 2020
Reference: 145_20_CASE_DPPP_RE1
Job title: Agent based models for urban mobility - Developer (RE1)

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, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. 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 650 staff from 49 countries.

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Context And Mission

The Computational Applications in Science and Engineering department (CASE) works with industry and academia developing software and applications that leverage the power of High-Performance Computing to solve real problems. In particular, we are expanding our line of research on human mobility and urban computational models.
The role of this position is to develop agent-based model simulators of different components of an urban environment in order to create complex scenarios of mobility.
The candidate will focus on developing simulations with Pandora, CASE's ABM plaatform, as well as with other frameworks and languages, in an HPC environment.

Key Duties

  • Work in collaboration with human mobility researchers at BSC
  • Produce periodic reports of progress
  • Drive the production and writing of research papers

Requirements

  • Education
    • BS or MS in Computer Sciences
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Experience with agent based model frameworks applied to mobility problems
    • Programming experience on C++ and Python
    • Strong initiative to carry on a multidisciplinary research project involving talking to people on many different fields
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Experience with HPC environments
  • Competences
    • Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish, while fluency in other European languages will be also valued
    • Good communication skills

Conditions

  • The position will be located at BSC within the CASE Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 1 year renewable
  • 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: 01/08/2020

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

  • A full CV in English including contact details


Deadline

The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

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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