Junior HPC User Support

Job Reference

71_20_OP_US

Position

Junior HPC User Support

Closing Date

Monday, 30 November, 2020
Reference: 71_20_OP_US
Job title: Junior HPC User Support

 

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 Operations Department ensures the continuous daily functioning of the RES supercomputers and remote access by users both within Spain and internationally. In addition to all the routine maintenance and operations tasks, the Department staff is also heavily involved in planning and designing new systems and support facilities.

We are offering a position for Junior High Performance Computing User Support. We will accept candidatures interested in a part-time job as well as students of Computer Sciences Engineering Degree.
During the first 3 months, the BSC staff will train the candidate in HPC technologies, supercomputers, performance tools and programming models.
 
Key Duties
 
  • Resolve the incidences that the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES) users may have during their executions as well as assist them in developing their applications to obtain an efficient use of the computational resources
  • Maintenance of the databases related to the activities and projects of the Center
  • Help the User Support and applications consultant group with performance application monitoring and parallel optimization
 
Requirements
 
  • Education
    • Having a Bachelor in Computer Science (or related discipline)
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Experience and knowledge in Linux systems and MySQL
    • Experience in parallel programming models (MPI, OpenMP, threads,...) is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Competences
    • Capacity to interact and build strong relations with the team
    • Good level of English
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
 
Conditions
 
  • The position will be located at BSC within the Operations 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: ASAP
 
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


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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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