Software Engineer (Storage and I/O)
Software Engineer (Storage and I/O) - 88690 Organization: NE-NERSC
Berkeley Lab’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) has an opening for a Software Engineer. This role will enable the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science researchers and the broader science community to benefit from improvements to HDF5 and other leading high-performance computing (HPC) storage and I/O software, developed on one of the world’s largest supercomputers. You will gain experience with cutting-edge storage technologies, such as scalable object file systems, burst buffers, and superfacility I/O, operate at extreme-scales and work in a collaborative environment with scientists and engineers from a wide variety of backgrounds.
You will be part of a NERSC’s Data and Analytics Services group that supports experimental science and advanced analytics. You will also be part of multidisciplinary and cross-institution projects, involving academic and industry partners and renowned academics both in domain sciences as well as in storage and I/O.
What You Will Do: • Collaborate with scientists to develop new applications of I/O middleware for science - enabling science to scale to new heights. • Provide expert storage and I/O advice and consultancy services to scientists and users of NERSC computing resources. • Design new HPC storage architectures to improve potential for scientific discoveries in many fields. • Characterize the response of I/O systems on some of the world’s largest supercomputers to scientific workflows. • Be part of a team to create, and advocate for, improvements to the HPC storage and I/O stack.
What is Required: • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 years related experience; or a Master’s degree and 6 years and; or equivalent experience. • Experience with I/O middleware and familiarity with storage architectures and technologies. • Experience, knowledge, and / or significant interest in applying I/O middleware optimizations to scientific data and applications.
Desired Qualifications: • A track record of I/O-related publications at supercomputing, storage, or domain science venues. • Proficiency in multiple programming languages such as C, C++, FORTRAN, Python, or related languages. • Familiarity with supercomputing infrastructure packages, such as MPI, OpenMP, etc. • Familiarity with multiple I/O middleware packages, file systems, and storage architectures (e.g. HDF5, netCDF, Lustre, Spectrum Scale, HSM, etc). • Familiarity with performance profiling, benchmarking, optimization and scaling of I/O middleware on HPC systems.
The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.
Notes: • This is a full-time, 2 year term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment. • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
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