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This job offer was closed at 2022-11-28

DIPC - Donostia International Physics Center

Engineer positions in "HPC"

Research Field: Physics 
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Job Summary

DIPC is looking for two HPC technicians to join our HPC Supercomputing Center. This job position is financed by the IKUR strategy, the Basque strategy promoted by the Education Department of the Basque Government to boost the Scientific Research in specific strategic areas and to position them at international level.

Job Description

Their functions, among others, will be:

- Issue troubleshooting (working to answer research questions and solve technical problems) related to the DIPC supercomputers. The supercomputing services provided by DIPC are offered to all centers in the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network.
- Managing installation of HPC Software
- Managing the storage, network and security systems of the HPC facilities.

It will carry out its work under the supervision of the DIPC Supercomputing Center director.

It requires a Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or similar, solid knowledge of GNU/Linux, fluency in English and immediate incorporation availability. It will be preferable to have familiarity with:

- Storage systems (CEPH, BeeGFS, RAID Levels, filesystems, partitions, exporting protocols…).
- Backup systems (Bacula).
- EasyBuild for application installation.
- Docker and Singularity containers for application deployment.
- Parallel programming paradigms (OpenMP, MPI, CUDA).
- Python or Julia programming languages.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV and a brief statement of interest to the application email listed above. Reference letters are welcome but not indispensable. The reference of the specific opening to which the candidate is applying should also be stated in the subject line.

This project has received funding from the Basque Government’s grant program “IKUR”


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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week   
Company/Institute Fundación Donostia International Physics Center 
Country SPAIN 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization DIPC - Donostia International Physics Center 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
Postal Code E-20018 
Street Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal, 4 
Phone +34 943 01 83 47 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-12-05 
Application Deadline 2022-11-28 
How To Apply e-mail