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Career Opportunities in HPC at a Glance


Whether you are seeking a change of career, a post-doctoral position or career advancement, this site has a variety of offerings from universities and organizations located across the country and around the world. Each listing is posted for thirty days from its original posting date so be sure to gather all of the necessary information when you first see a posting that interests you so as not to miss it upon your return to this site.




Computational Science Applications Specialist

    Location: Ann Arbor, MI
    Hiring Institution: University of Michigan
    Apply By: July 29, 2017
    REQ#: 144073
    Posted date: July 07, 2017

    We seek (2) research applications specialists with a background in computational science and engineering to support research activities undertaken at the University of Michigan, as a staff member of the Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research unit (CSCAR). These individuals will primarily work on research software applications in close support of U­-M researchers whose work involves creating integrated software packages and will help develop readable, reliable, and efficient scientific software. Successful candidates will be expected to support the research activities of a project in the Department of Mechanical Engineering that will develop software for computational materials science (80%), while supporting the broad consulting and training activities of CSCAR (20%).



Director of Data Science and Analytics

    Location: Chapel Hill, NC
    Hiring Institution: Renaissance Computing Institute
    Apply By: August 01, 2017
    REQ#: 1001735
    Posted date: June 30, 2017

    The Director of Data Science and Analytics is responsible for identifying research opportunities, coordinating research projects, and assembling research teams and executing projects. This position is responsible for developing and managing research programs that advance RENCI’s mission in data science. This includes developing research proposals to federal agencies, foundations, and state and local governments that support research at the convergence of domain sciences, data science and analytics. The Director will have an overall understanding of RENCI’s capabilities, and will work to advance these capabilities and will coordinate research projects that are across research groups. She/he will identify and recommend scientific and technological directions for RENCI based on institution-wide goals. She/he will direct and manage the RENCI data science and analytics group. The Director will interact with campus faculty and other external stakeholders to advance RENCI’s mission in the research and practice the application of advanced data science and analytics infrastructure to enable and accelerate domain sciences.



HPC System Administrator

    Location: Chicago, IL
    Hiring Institution: University of Chicago
    Apply By: August 04, 2017
    REQ#: 102411
    Posted date: June 04, 2017

    The University of Chicago is seeking a highly qualified HPC system administrator to join its system and operation team that builds and manages RCC HPC systems and facility operations. The individual in this position will be involved in the procurement and management of HPC hardware and software. Responsibilities include but are not limited to installing, configuring, and maintaining large computer clusters/servers and software, day-to-day operations of the systems including systems administration, monitoring and storage performance up to and including network components, management of the system's network switch, parallel file system and HPC software stack and tools, and configuration of the scheduling and queuing system.



Coordinator for Outreach and Communications

    Location: Pittsburgh, PA
    Hiring Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    Apply By: August 18, 2017
    REQ#: 135287
    Posted date: July 18, 2017

    The Center for Research Computing (CRC) Department at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Coordinator for Outreach and Communications. This position provides outreach to researchers within the University, especially to communities that are not traditional users of advanced cyberinfrastructure. The Coordinator will be responsible for generating the media to promote the Center’s research consultation and education services and compile success stories arising from these services. This position serves within the CRC team, which is comprised of advanced computing experts from various domains; he/she will report to the Director of the Center.



High Performance Computing System Analyst

    Location: Washington, D.C.
    Hiring Institution: George Washington University
    Apply By: August 18, 2017
    Posted date: July 18, 2017

    The Division of Information Technology (it.gwu.edu) is the chief provider of technology infrastructure, services and applications at GW. The Division partners with stakeholders across GW to equip students, staff and faculty with the technology know how and tools necessary to achieve academic excellence. The High Performance Computing (HPC) Systems Administrator a part of the Planning and Strategic Initiatives – Research Technology Services department and is responsible for assisting the Sr. HPC Systems Administrator with the administration and operation of GW’s HPC cluster, ensuring system operability regulatory, and service level compliance.



Graphics System Programmer

    Location: Providence, RI
    Hiring Institution: Brown University
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    The Graphics Systems Programmer is responsible for integration and development of graphics software at the Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV). The Graphics Systems Programmer will contribute to research and application development activities in various inter-disciplinary scientific projects. The focus of the position is to provide targeted support for research using one of Brown’s two advanced virtual reality (VR) systems, the Cave and YURT, as well as supporting emerging commodity based head mounted displays (HMDs). The Graphics System Programmer is expected to help maintain a portfolio of general purpose VR applications, port applications to the VR systems, and design and code new applications. Secondary responsibilities include providing support for general purpose visualization on the desktop, as well as provide expert knowledge on advanced visualization trends and techniques. It is expected the Graphics System Programmer will also provide general Linux support on the CCV systems and visualization infrastructure, and will provide a conduit for the High Performance Computing (HPC) users to transition to using advanced visualization techniques.



Lead HPC Systems Operations Engineer

    Location: State College, PA
    Hiring Institution: Pennsylvania State University
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    As our Lead HPC Systems Operations Engineer, you will work as part of a team to: Lead the operations of researher-focused HPC systems overseeing a team of systems administrators and engineers; define enhancements and provide engineered system solutions for HPC operations; identify requirements and lead implementation projects to improve HPC operations and researcher utilization; deliver HPC systems documentation and compliance to support research and education; and, investigate complex HPC system problems and/or user issues and lead innovative solution approaches. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline (Master's degree preferred) or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs.



Pre-Sales Solution Architect

    Location: TBD
    Hiring Institution: Atos Big Data & Security
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    Atos is looking to hire a pre-sales solution architect to work within their new Quantum Computing Division. They are looking for someone with a background in Quantum Computing and prefer to hire someone with connections in academia. Atos has developed a new Quantum Simulator called our Quantum Learning Machine that is successfully simulating up to 40 qubits and a low prices entry level system simulating 30 qubits. This is not a sales position, but rather an outreach position where the hired individual would be speaking to others about Quantum research and developing relationships at the scientific level. Any interested parties should provide Scott Hamilton (scott.hamilton@atos.net) with a resume or CV as soon as possible. Atos is willing to negotiate relocation or telecommute options.



Resource Planning Analyst

    Location: Columbus, OH
    Hiring Institution: The Ohio State University
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    OhioLINK seeks a Data Analyst to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to work with OhioLINK and OH-TECH staff to collect, analyze, and report relevant data related to OhioLINK services. Role and Responsibilities: The Data Analyst will develop processes for capturing, analyzing, and reporting usage data, collections data, and other data in both OhioLINK and third party services and applications. This includes eTutoring platforms, the Electronic Journal Center, journal publisher entitlements and cost per use analyses, to broadly support access, assessment, and decision-making for the OhioLINK consortium. The Data Analyst works with the OhioLINK department staff and staff at member institutions to collect and integrate data from multiple sources, including electronic resources reports from collection assessment products (e.g. library Electronic Resource Management (ERM) products). The Data Analyst is adept at data visualizations and representations, report-writing, and the development of a variety of data communications. Work Environment and Culture: The Data Analyst will report to the Collections Analyst at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus.



Tier 2 NOC Technician

    Location: Columbus, OH
    Hiring Institution: The Ohio State University
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) seeks a Tier 2 Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to monitor the OARnet backbone and act as the first point of escalation for technical issues. Role and Responsibilities: Pro-actively monitors the OARnet backbone and acts as the first point of escalation for technical issues in a 24x7 NOC; creates and manages trouble tickets in coordination with the Service Desk to respond to network alarms and events; conducts network maintenance following established procedures; assesses, monitors, and confirms the impact of network outages and scheduled vendor maintenance; provides direct customer support and assists clients in troubleshooting performance and connectivity problems; identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves network circuit failures; follows escalation procedures to ensure that critical issues are addressed in a timely manner; actively works with Engineering and Client Services groups to support OARnet services; other duties as assigned. May be required to be available during off duty hours and/or on call. This is a second shift position.



Research Cyberinfrastructure Center Director

    Location: Irvine, CA
    Hiring Institution: University of California, Irvine
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    Provide overall Direction of UCI's new Research Cyberinfrastructure Center (RCIC). The RCIC will serve as a central resource for accessing, providing, coordinating and enhancing research Information Technology facilities and services. The Director will provide overall leadership in establishing the RCIC, as outlined in the document "A Vision for Research Cyberinfrastructure at UCI" (sites.uci.edu/rci). The Director reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research and has a secondary reporting relationship to the Chief Information Officer. OIT supports the RCIC administratively and provides data center and other supplementary services. The RCI Director serves as a member of the VCR's and the CIO's senior leadership teams, to ensure alignment with campus research goals, and to facilitate integration and synergies with educational technology and other campus services. The Director oversees research IT services provided by the RCIC, and facilitates collaborative service relationships with other groups that provide related services, in support of all UCI faculty and research staff. The Director engages with the faculty governance mechanisms that will provide RCIC oversight. The Director coordinates with OIT and with partner organizations such as the UCI Libraries, Data Sciences Initiative, Calit2, and academic schools.



Data Science Specialist

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    The Life Sciences Computing group supports a community of thousands of biologists and biomedical researchers worldwide who are working to understand the principles and mechanisms of life, feed a growing world population, and prevent or treat diseases and disabilities. The position will help envision, design, create, and support innovative technical approaches to applying big data applications and machine learning algorithms to research questions in areas ranging from epidemiology to drug design to neuroscience (and more). Duties include: Collaborate with domain experts on data modeling efforts in support of TACC research systems; Assist with investigating and evaluating emerging machine learning and big data applications and approaches; Identify and implement data analysis and machine learning workflows on TACC HPC, cloud, and web service platforms; Maintain machine learning and data analysis software applications on TACC systems; Compile and maintain pertinent technical documentation; Train and support users with a varying technical proficiencies.



Collaborative Science Specialist

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    This position will join an enthusiastic and growing team of scientists and programmers in the Life Sciences Computing group at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). The Life Sciences Computing group supports a community of thousands of biologists and biomedical researchers worldwide who are working to understand the principles and mechanisms of life, feed a growing world population, and prevent or treat diseases and disabilities. The position will help find solutions to serious technical challenges faced by our researcher communities. Specifically, the position will design, create, and support new approaches for interactively exploring complicated data sets, enabling and encouraging collaboration, and promoting reproducible research. Duties include Investigate and evaluate emerging technologies for enabling reproducible, collaborative science; Assist in design and building of TACC's web, cloud, and API-based research platforms; Collaborate with domain experts to create relevant data exploration and visualization applications; Create and maintain Jupyter notebooks and/or Docker containers illustrating use of TACC research platforms; Maintain and support life sciences applications on TACC systems; Compile and maintain pertinent technical documentation; Train and support users with a varying technical proficiencies.



Senior Software Engineer

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    The Senior Software Engineer position will be responsible for leading the development of one or more web application projects in the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center. Develops, directs and performs advanced professional level applied engineering and/or scientific research projects in a specialized field. Develops familiarity with TACC, assigned projects, project leadership and the development team. Maintains familiarity with the code base and attend development and planning meetings. Organizes and leads project meetings as necessary to address development tasks, e.g. user issues, bugs, and feature requests. Coordinates release versions and work with project leadership to design new features and map out development timelines. Responsible for the direction of advanced research projects to include wide latitude for independent action, decisions, and independent research. Determines project requirements and desired results and develops procedures to be used to attain such results. Responsible for the direction and completion of original research development projects, and for providing direction to research staff. Engages with collaborators to promote the project to the community through workshops, presentations, and conference participation. Participates as part of a team involved in the design, development, and deployment of highly available web portal, science gateways, and software as a service capabilities. Supports the TACC mission of engaging the advancement of science and research with advanced computing interfaces. Prepares proposals and plans, schedules and oversees detailed phases of research projects, to include supervision of junior technicians. Reports and presents findings to project directors, principal investigators and sponsors. Assures all processes are documented according to federal and state policies and procedures. Responsible for acceptance or rejection of results achieved.



Research Software Engineer QA

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    This position joins a growing team of research scientists and developers in the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). This position will contribute to the design and operation of the Agave Platform, an API-driven, web-based technology platform delivering Science-as-a-Service. Participates in the design and development of the Agave Platform focusing on testing and quality assurance. Interacts and collaborates with researchers at UT and nationally to build a better platform for science. Researches technologies and ideas for their applicability to projects. Utilizes good software development practices. Collaborates with the production ops team to support production deployments of the platform. Communicates well in person, over email, and over instant messenger. Participates in writing publications for journals and presenting work at conferences. Responsible for evaluating, selecting, applying and developing standard applied scientific and engineering research, concepts, software, instrumentation and/or techniques with some latitude for independent action and decisions.



Research Software Engineer Java

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    This position joins a growing team of research scientists and developers in the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Contributes to the design and operation of the Agave Platform, an API-driven, web-based technology platform delivering Science-as-a-Service to the open science community. Interacts and collaborates with researchers at UT and nationally to build a better platform for science. Researches technologies and ideas for their applicability to projects. Utilizes good software development practices. Evaluates and determines procedures to be used in the design of research projects. Collaborates with the production ops team to support production deployments of the platform. Communicates well in person, over email, and over instant messenger. Participates in writing publications for journals and presenting work at conferences. May prepare project reports and continue technical education. Works within a team environment and with end users to determine project requirements.



Python Developer

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    This position joins a growing team of research scientists and developers in the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). As part of the Cloud and Interactive Computing group, this position will contribute to the design, implementation and operation of cloud native applications and infrastructure supporting computational science endeavors. Contributes to the evolving design, implementation, and operation of Python web services and distributed systems supporting cloud and interactive scientific computing; Contributes to the evolution and improvement of devops processes across TACC; Researches technologies and ideas for their applicability to projects; Determines project requirements and desired results and develops procedures to be used to attain such results. May coordinate and review the work of other researchers at UT and nationally. Prepares proposals and plans, schedules and oversees detailed phases of part, or all of, research projects, to include possible supervision of junior researchers and technicians. Remains available to travel and present hands-on training sessions promoting the use of cloud computing infrastructure and applications as teaching tools. Assures all processes are documented according to federal and state policies and procedures. Responsible for acceptance or rejection of results achieved. Responsible for the direction of advanced research projects to include wide latitude for independent action, decisions, and independent research. May report results of research in submissions to contracting agencies, in-house publications, journal articles and books, as appropriate, or contribute to such reports.



Django Developer

    Location: Austin, TX
    Hiring Institution: The University of Texas at Austin (TACC)
    Apply By: August 20, 2017
    Posted date: July 20, 2017

    The Django Developer will join the Advanced Computing Interfaces group of the Texas Advanced Computing Center as a talented, experienced, and inspired portal developer working on a natural hazards engineering research cyberinfrastructure. Participates in researching and implementing a platform for building powerful web applications used by the national natural hazards research community. To perform and report results of professional-level work involving conventional research within an applied science or engineering specialty. Interacts and collaborates with researchers at UT and nationally to build a better platform for web-based science. Researches technologies and ideas for their applicability to projects. Responsible for evaluating, selecting, applying and developing standard applied scientific and engineering concepts, software, and/or techniques with some latitude for independent action and decisions. Utilizes good software development practices. Evaluates and determines procedures to be used in the design of research projects. Performs maintenance and provides support to software deployed in a production environment. Participates in writing publications for journals and presenting work at conferences. Works within a team environment and with end users to determine project requirements. May prepare project reports and continue technical education.



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