The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) seeks a Senior Scientific Applications Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to contribute to the overall mission of the Center with a focus on application support for OSC’s industrial engagement and research programs. Role and Responsibilities: The individual in this position will: 1) Optimize relevant open source modeling and simulation codes for high performance execution on OSC and other HPC systems. 2) Provide consulting on code optimization, parallel programming or accelerator programming to OSC clients. 3) Perform application software builds, investigate software development tools, make improvements to OSC’s software deployment infrastructure, and create user-facing documentation.
The candidate must have strong communication skills and be willing to work in a distributed work environment. Continued employment will be contingent upon sustained and future funding for these activities.
The Senior Scientific Applications Engineer will report to the Director of Research Software Applications at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services.
Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence. The Ohio Supercomputer Center provides supercomputing, cyberinfrastructure, research and educational resources to a diverse state and national community, including education, academic research, industry and state government. OSC expects that all of its members will uphold and embody its mission of empowering our clients, partnering strategically to develop new research and business opportunities, and leading Ohio’s knowledge economy.
Bachelor’s degree in a computing, science or engineering discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience; High Performance Computing experience; expert knowledge of parallel programming models including MPI, OpenMP, vectorization and other parallel models; experience programming in C/C++ or Fortran and one or more additional language such as Python, R or Matlab; knowledge of computer architecture and optimizing code for vector floating point units and deep memory hierarchies.
Masters or Ph.D. degree in a computing, science or engineering discipline; experience with debugging and performance analysis tools; experience with Linux command line and building software from source in a Linux environment including deep familiarity with several of the following: Intel, gnu or PGI compilers, shell scripting, Cmake, AutoTools, and source code control; exposure to easybuild, spack or similar HPC focused package management tools; experience or interest in programming for accelerators/many-core architectures; ability to work with ITAR restricted software packages.
Target Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Information Technology (IT)
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