Computational Scientist/Researcher Irish Centre for High-End Computing NUI Galway
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full – time,fixed term position as a Computational Scientist with the Irish Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC) at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
The successful candidate can choose to be based in ICHEC’s offices in either Dublin or Galway. The position is available immediately to the contract end date of 31st December 2020, subject
to a one year probationary period.
Job Description:
ICHEC is the national High-Performance Computing (HPC) in Ireland with domain, systems and software expertise. It provides high performance software solutions to academia, industry and
state bodies, through partnership, knowledge transfer, project delivery and service provision. ICHEC operates the national HPC service providing compute resources and software expertise for the research communities across all the main science disciplines, including collaborative partnerships and programmes of education and outreach. The ideal candidate will join a dynamic and enthusiastic team of expert computational scientists and systems administrators and contribute to ICHEC’s ambitious programmes of industry engagement and applied computational research. The job’s main focus is placed on developing state of the art high performance software through innovative algorithms capable of leveraging cutting-edge hardware (e.g. many-core, FPGA,etc.)
The role involves close interaction with other ICHEC staff and with industry partners in a stimulating work environment. Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or in process of finalising) or equivalent experience ( min.4+ yrs. beyond undergraduate degree) in computational science, software engineering, computational physics, applied mathematics or a related discipline.
The candidate should demonstrate a track record of working in a R&D environment, with strong software development experience in C/C++, OpenMP,MPI,OpenCL, CUDA,Spark, R, Pearl, and
Python, ideally within the Prince2/Agile framework. The ideal candidate would have in-depth knowledge of parallel programming and I/O, and experience working on emerging many-core platforms, performance analysis , modelling at node and cluster levels, and scaling applications on large-scale HPC systems,as well as exposure to industry domains such as; oil & gas, finance, weather and machine learning.
Candidates should also have excellent communication and organisational skills; be highly motivated to develop and enhance software; and have strong documentation, oral and interpersonal skills.
Salary: €37,750-€46,255 per annum
Start date:Post is open, Immediate
Computational Scientist / Researcher – Irish Centre for High-End Computing, NUI Galway

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