Software Developer (RE1/RE2)

Job Reference:



Software Developer (RE1/RE2)

Closing Date:

Thursday, 31 August, 2017

Job Description:

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 500 staff from 44 countries.

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Context and Mission

The Programming Models group at BSC is offering a software developer position to work on application parallelization using MPI/OpenMP/OmpSs/CUDA/… programming models. The candidate will participate in the DEEP-EST Exascale project (, porting and parallelizing applications to pre-Exascale systems. We are looking for a motivated and talented developer with an excellent programming skills and background or interest in programming models, High Performance Computing and computer architecture.


Key Duties

  • Port and parallelization of scientific and data analitic applications using HPC programming models (MPI, OpenMP, CUDA, OpenCL, OmpSs, etc)



  • Education
    • MSc in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent


  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Excellent computing skills in C, C++ or Fortran programming languages. Experience in MPI, GPGPU programming (CUDA and OpenCL) and UNIX/LINUX environments will be valuated


  • Competences
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Capacity to interact and build strong relations with a diverse members/stakeholder/staff base
    • Ability to work both independently and within a team
    • 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, a good working environment, ticket restaurant, private healthcare insurance for employees and family members, on-going internal and external training, Spanish and English language courses and possibility of adapting working hours.
  • Salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate


Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A motivation letter
  • A full CV including contact details


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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