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HPC Application Expert (m/f)

100%, Lugano, temporary

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is operated by ETH Zurich and is located in Lugano, in the south of Switzerland. CSCS develops and provides key supercomputing capabilities for solving important problems in science and society and is now fully integrated in the European scenario where the scientific computing community is facing massive application software development challenges due to node architectures that are rapidly becoming more massively parallel and heterogeneous.

Job description

We offer a position in the CDSS (Compute and Data Services Support) group, where you will contribute to the different aspects of the service life cycle: from conception to deployment, optimization and support of a wide range of scientific workflows and services in production.

Your profile

You have a Master in Computer Science or a related field and are expected to have proven experience in HPC technologies (shared and distributed programming, HPC toolchain and software stack, accelerator devices like GPUs) and as well as skills in at least one of the following topics: Cloud Computing (containers, orchestration and RESTful APIs) and Data Science (models, workflow requirements, data handling).

Experience in the following areas are highly appreciated: supporting users, optimizing existing scientific software, programming in C or C++ as well as Python, Continuous Integration and Parallel I/O. With strong interpersonal and communication skills, you will collaborate with peers and research teams. Your excellent command of spoken and written English (our official working language) and enthusiasm for working in an international environment will help you fulfil your tasks.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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We look forward to receiving your complete online application, addressed to Stephanie Frequente, CSCS Human Resources, via Trevano 131, 6900 Lugano. Applications via email cannot be considered. We also do not take agency applications into consideration.

For further information, please contact Guilherme Peretti-Pezzi by email (no applications please) or visit our website

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