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Researcher (f/m/d) for Extended and Petascale Application Support
Published(135 days ago)
Deadline for applications(121 days ago)
The High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) is the first national supercomputing center in Germany. Hosting one of the fastest supercomputing system worldwide,
it offers services and support in the area of High Performance Computing to users from academia, research and industry. Additionally, HLRS is one of the world leading institutions
in the research fields of supercomputing, grids and cloud computing and participates in the cluster of excellence on simulation technologies. HLRS as a central unit of Stuttgart
University is heavily active in research on new technologies and solutions in national and international projects, participating in a high number of funded research activities.
For the development of new solutions and support services on the interface between leading edge scientific applications and high performance computing systems especially for the new
HPC system to arrive in autumn 2019, we offer several positions in a national project as
Researcher / Academic Staff (m/f/d) for Extended and Petascale Application Support (TV-L 13) HLRS_15_2019
The contracts are restricted according to German law (WissZeitVG) and are limited to the project duration. The possibility to work on a PhD thesis in this position is given.
Your responsibilities: You will work in an international team on computing challenges on leading High Performance Computing systems. You will directly work with the application
owners and users from the scientific and industrial area to push the applications to a new level of efficiency and performance. You will bring in your knowledge and expertise
in both, conceptual work as well as practical implementations, targeting innovative solutions.
Candidates need to have:
A university degree, ideally in the area of computer science, applied mathematics or one of the application fields like engineering or global system sciences
Strong focus on creativity, proactivity, positive solutions and continuous improvement
Good programming skills in at least one higher-order programming language
Initial experience in Parallel Programming and HPC systems
Good language skills in English
Ideal candidates additionally have:
Experience in the usage of profiling tools and application benchmarking
Knowledge (either theoretical or practical) in the area of data analytics
Knowledge in the concepts and use of workflow and data management
Strong command in Linux-based environments
At least basic knowledge of the German language
A pleasant working atmosphere in a highly motivated team
Opportunities of courses and trainings and training on the job
A wide range of sports activities at the University of Stuttgart
The social benefits of the public service
Salary and the working conditions based on a collective labor agreement (TV-L)
You can apply to the position with a comprehensive application to the following address until 22.07.2019: Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart, c/o Agnes Lampke,
Nobelstraße 19, 70569 Stuttgart or with an email with the number of the position desired in the subject line and only PDF files as attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
An electronic application is preferred.
In an effort to strengthen the presence of female workers in the scientific areas, the University of Stuttgart invites women to apply for these job opening. Full-time positions may be turned into part-time positions. Disabled people will have priority as long as equally qualified. The recruitment process will be made through the central administration department (Rektoramt).
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