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Research Systems and Application Administrator

The University of Oregon High Performance Computing Research Core Facility – Eugene, Oregon, USA
The University of Oregon (UO) High Performance Computing Research Core Facility (HPCRCF) seeks experienced applicants for the position of Research Systems and Application Administrator. The HPCRCF is a new facility located on the campus of the UO in Eugene, Oregon. The mission of the HPCRCF is to support computational research at the UO and collaborating institutions, and is home to a new flagship research cluster.

The Research Systems and Application Administrator will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the central research clusters, supporting computational research activity on the clusters, and participating in planning and expansion of research computing infrastructure. The successful candidate will have an established record of supporting large, Linux based, HPC clusters in an academic environment. Applicants who have experience with GPFS, Bright Cluster management software, InfiniBand interconnects, LMOD, Active Directory, and/or the SLURM scheduler are especially encouraged to apply. It is our expectation that the finalist will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds and will establish and maintain a good working relationship with other IT professionals on campus.

The UO is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to the University of Oregon’s diverse community.

Closing Date: To ensure consideration, application should be received by Monday, February 20th, 2017; position will remain open until filled.
Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA

For more information about the position and application process please see: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/listing/

Scientific Software Designer: Developers and project leader for research cloud infrastructure

The eScience Center at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) – Odense, Denmark

The eScience Center at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), develops and supports e-Infrastructures dedicated to research in all fields. The Center hosts the DeIC National HPC center, the largest supercomputing research facility in Denmark (www.abacus.deic.dk). We offer a stimulating environment with interesting challenges and the freedom to pursue your own ideas.

We are now looking for skilled software developers to create a pilot infrastructure for a research cloud service. One of the positions is reserved for a team leader for this project.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of the software stack for the research cloud infrastructure
  • Developing and maintaining documentation for the infrastructure and applications
  • Engaging with researchers – understanding specific data-management and computing needs

Closing Date: February 15, 2017
Location: University of Southern Denmark (SDU)- Odense- Denmark
Salary: Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The salary ranges from roughly 380k to 600k DKK depending on professional experience and role (i.e. team leader or not for this position).

Link for further information/to apply: https://ssl1.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPortalNoLogin/Vacancy.cfm?PortalID=3794&VacatureID=879859
Contact: Prof. WSR Claudio Pica – email: pica@cp3.sdu.dk – tel. +45 6550 2519

Accelerator Software Engineer

Numerical Algorithms Group, UK

NAG is looking to recruit an Accelerator Software Engineer to join its worldwide team of technical experts. The successful candidate will have experience developing software that runs on GPUs and, ideally, other types of accelerator, and will undertake a mixture of projects. These will include delivering services to NAG customers, developing existing and new NAG products, and supporting our sales and marketing activities. Although based in one of our UK offices, the role will involve travel to customer sites, conferences and trade shows, both nationally and internationally.
Skills Required
The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A degree in a mathematical, scientific or computer science discipline.
  • Programming experience in CUDA and OpenMP.
  • An appreciation of good practice in software engineering.
  • Willingness to work in a geographically distributed team and to travel nationally and internationally as required.
  • Good presentation skills (both spoken and written).

Additional, desirable qualities could include some of the following:

  • Experience programming Xeon Phi systems.
  • Experience with OpenCL.
  • Experience with MPI or other parallel programming paradigms.
  • Experience programming in Fortran, C, C++, Python or Java.
  • Knowledge of numerical analysis.
  • Knowledge of mathematical finance.

The role will be located in Oxford, UK or Manchester, UK. Remuneration will be commensurate with your experience and skills. NAG offers many benefits to its employees, including an excellent pension scheme, private health insurance, generous holiday allocation and flexible working. A more comprehensive list can be found here: http://www.nag.co.uk/content/nag-employee-benefits-uk

Closing Date: 28th February 2017, although this may be extended if the right candidate isn’t found.
Location: Oxford, UK or Manchester, UK
Salary: Remuneration will be commensurate with your experience and skills

To apply or for any queries: Please send a CV to careers@nag.co.uk

Developer in Mathematical Optimization

Numerical Algorithms Group, UK

NAG is seeking a developer of mathematical optimization software to join its optimization development team.

The desired individual will have many of the following characteristics:

  • Substantial and in-depth knowledge of mathematical programming / optimization, especially classical optimization algorithms (for problems such as LP, QP, NLP etc.)
  • Experience in developing software either in high-level languages such as C/C++ or Fortran, or scripting languages such as MATLAB or Python. Work on software with a significant numerical component is advantageous
  • Advanced degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in numerical analysis or similar
  • Ability to quickly absorb new information
  • A desire to apply skills in code development to a commercial environment
  • An aptitude for helping practitioners to solve difficult problems efficiently
  • Experience with models in finance, energy or other relevant industries would be considered a bonus

The role will encompass:

  • Developing and maintaining (testing, benchmarking, bug-fixing) existing optimization software in the NAG libraries
  • Helping a diverse team of numerical subject specialists and computer scientists to solve their own problems
  • Helping customers as part of NAG’s support service
  • Contributing to future plans and the direction of NAG in your specialist domain
  • Regular contact with collaborators from industry and academic institutions
  • Providing project advice and implementing a range of solvers for clients
  • Opportunities to travel (eg: representing NAG at mathematical conferences and exhibitions)
  • Continuing your personal and skills development

The role will be located in Oxford, UK (preferable) or alternatively Manchester, UK. Remuneration will be commensurate with your experience and skills. NAG offers many benefits to its employees, including an excellent pension scheme, private health insurance, generous holiday allocation and flexible working. A more comprehensive list can be found here: http://www.nag.co.uk/content/nag-employee-benefits-uk

Closing Date: 28th February 2017, although this may be extended if the right candidate isn’t found.
Location: Oxford, UK or Manchester, UK
Salary: Remuneration will be commensurate with your experience and skills

To apply or for any queries: Please send a CV to careers@nag.co.uk. Applicants should state clearly that they are currently eligible to work in the United Kingdom without obtaining any additional permit or authorisation. All applications must come directly from the candidate: NAG does not deal with agencies.

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