Computational Scientist (EMEA 20221109)

Do you want to help researchers and engineers around the world to solve the most exciting and challenging computational problems? HPCNow! is looking for a passionate and proactive Computational Scientist to join our international High-Performance Computing team. We work in sectors like drug design and discovery, genomics, bioinformatics, aerospace, aeronautics, astrophysics, quantum chemistry, energy, automotive, visual effects, and many more.

Reference

EMEA 20221108

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Job Description

HPCNow! is looking for a passionate and very proactive Computational Scientist to join our team. Job functions include teaming with HPC support and R&D staff to answer user questions and solve technical problems by telephone, email, and onsite. Tasks include interactive issue troubleshooting, following client issues through to resolution, documenting resolutions in a knowledge base, working with application and system owners or supporters to identify advanced solutions, installing and configuring applications, and studying and improving applications performance. Possibility to participate in a European project involving more than fifteen centers developing technical documentation, delivering training courses, offering user support, and developing automation pipelines.

Job Requirements

Eligible to live and/or work in Spain.

Skills and Experience

RequiredDesired
– Minimum 2 years experience in Linux and HPC environments.
– Strong teaching skills and innate abilities in diplomacy and tact.
– Fast learning and a strong interest in learning new technologies.
– Excellent oral and written English skills.
– Experience developing technical training and documentation.

– Hands-on experience with Python or other scripting languages.
– Confidence with Slurm and LSF.
– Experience with Singularity containers.
– Knowledge of Easybuild and/or EESSI.
– Knowledge in version control (Github, Bitbucket) and pipelines (Github actions and Bitbucket pipelines)
– Open OnDemand at user level.
– Experience in Elastic, Grafana, or related monitoring software.

Job Conditions

  • We offer a permanent full-time position in a good working environment and a highly stimulating and challenging environment.
  • Full-time remote office workplace based in Spain.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in the country. 
  • Position linked with a European four years project, but continuity in the company after the project is over.

About HPCNow!

HPCNow! is a global services company focused on High-Performance Computing, High-Performance Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence consulting. We help scientists and engineers around the world, from the design of the hardware solution to the very end of its life cycle, setting up complex pipelines and accelerating their workflows and applications. We also extend our services by delivering professional training and providing ongoing remote administration and scientific support.

At HPCNow! we not only focus on business but also try to achieve a healthy work/life balance, facilitating pleasant working conditions as much as possible. This includes remote work, a flexible work schedule, amenities in our offices, and a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our commitment is to provide our people with all they need for personal and professional growth, involving them in a discovery, innovation, and achievement environment.

Core Values

Science Enablers –  We play a crucial role in migrating workloads from the regular desktop computer to HPC clusters and supercomputers. We work to bridge the gap between these two distant worlds by capacitating the end users and upskilling them to bring their computational research to a world-class level.

Excellence – We strive for excellence in everything we do for our team members and   clients. We feel proud of our contributions and celebrate our client’s success as our own.

Empowering science with technology – we are a trusted partner that accelerates research and discovery thanks to our commitment to continuous innovation and new technology adoption. 

Diversity and Inclusion – Our very talented team includes different kinds of mindsets, cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, making HPCNow! an inclusive company. Our team is from eight different countries and can speak ten other languages. 
Gender equality – While we haven’t reached full gender equality yet, we see a new opportunity to get closer to that milestone in each hiring process. We are proud members of Women in HPC (WHPC), and we participate in activities to empower women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Contact

If you are interested, send an email to careers@hpcnow.com with your updated CV, a short motivation letter, and the subject “EMEA-20221108 job position”.