Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied sciencefrom the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is the scientific, extreme scale Data Laboratory in the US. With over 133 PB of archived data, we host the largest scientific data archive in the US and the 3rd largest worldwide. In contrast to many others, this is an active archive were we continuously reuse all the data in the archive. In 2017 we analyzed 500PB of data on site. This data comes largely from the many scientific user facilities that we support at BNL such as: the unique nuclear physics experiment RHIC, the brightest synchrotron in the world NSLS II, the largest Tier 1 center for the LHC Atlas experiment, the Japanese particle physics experiment Belle II, the Center for Functional Nano Materials and the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program. BNL is currently in the process of building a new 60,000 sq. ft. Data Center to accommodate its growing operations.
As a result we have a lively, fast growing data science research program at BNL, with a specific focus on the challenges presented by the analysis, interpretation and use of data at extreme scales and in real time. The data science program is accompanied by significant computational modeling research effort, in support of the design, planning, analysis and interpretation of experiments and their results. The Computational Science Initiative (CSI - https://www.bnl.gov/compsci/) provides the laboratory wide umbrella for these activities, bringing together computer scientists, applied mathematicians and domain scientists to carry out leading edge research, convert research results into practical solutions that advance domain science and provide the necessary computing infrastructure services and training to support efficient operation.
The Computational Science Initiative seeks a Software Engineer/Researcher for the Computational Science Laboratory. The primary responsibility for this position entails High Performance Computing support for Domain Scientists at BNL. The job candidate will be expected to work on HPC Code development using various interfaces and technologies including, but not limited to, MPI, OpenMP and GPU/Accelerators, in various languages such as C/C++, Fortran and Python.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Profile and analyze scientific codes for HPC optimization
Parallelize serial codes using MPI/OpenMP
Develop existing code to utilize GPU or other Accelerator-based technology
Implement and optimize workflows for exascale projects
Develop and Implement Quantum Algorithms for Superconducting Qubit Computers
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
BA/BS degree in computer science or a related discipline or equivalent on the basis of 2:1 experience:education
A minimum of three years full-time, contemporary programming experience
Proficiency in programming languages and tools including one of the following: C, C++, Fortran, Python
Proficiency in parallel programming using MPI, OpenMP
Experience in GPU/Accelerator Programming
Ability to function independently to design, implement, test, deploy and maintain software
Oral and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively in a team environment
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in scientific computation
Proficiency in advanced mathematics
Experience with workflows and performance profiling is a plus. Quantum Computing expertise is a plus
PhD in computer science or related discipline
Significant scientific code development experience
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits
We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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