PostDoc Researcher - High-performance real-time systems (R3)

Job Reference

8_21_CS_CAOS_R3

Position

PostDoc Researcher - High-performance real-time systems (R3)

Closing Date

Sunday, 31 January, 2021
Reference: 8_21_CS_CAOS_R3
Job title: PostDoc Researcher - High-performance real-time systems (R3)

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 700 staff from 49 countries.

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Context And Mission

Applications are invited for a PostDoc position to conduct investigations on the timing performance) prediction for high-performance hardware platforms in the context of the reliable power and time-constraints-aware predictive management of heterogeneous systems.
The main objective is to propose appropriate models for the timing prediction of high-performance heterogeneous platforms, as well as reliability characteristics of those platforms for time-constrained applications.
Additionally, the researcher will need to collaborate on the progress of other research fronts related to the implementation of hardware designs on FPGAs advising PhD and master students, and engineers.

Key Duties

  • Participate the development of timing models for high-performance heterogeneous hardware platforms with an emphasis on compute GPUs
  • Participate the development of timing models for high-performance heterogeneous hardware platforms with an emphasis on graphic GPUs.
  • Provide support to the projects of the group in these topics
  • Co-advice PhD students on these topics.
  • Development and deployment of software randomization techniques for safe over the air software updates.

Requirements

  • Education
    • PhD in Computer Sciences or Telecommunications (or similar).
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Previous experience on GPUs for the space domain
    • Previous experience on GPUs for the automotive domain
    • Experience in EU-funded and/or private-funded projects.
  • Competences
    • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set deadlines pressure
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Capacity to interact and build strong relations with other research groups
    • Good verbal communication skills in English

Conditions

  • The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences 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: 01/02/2021

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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