High Performance Computing Analyst – Post Doctoral Fellow (IBM/SOSCIP)

November 16, 2017 in for_researchers, for_users, HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario, news

SOSCIP is currently looping for a new BlueGene/Q support post-doc.

Job Description
In partnership with 15 leading Ontario academic institutions, federal and provincial governments, IBM is supporting collaborative research projects that leverage high performance computing to drive commercial outcomes for social and economic development in Ontario. We have announced over 40 exciting research projects aligned to Health, Energy, Cities, Water, Mining, Cybersecurity, Digital Media, Advanced Manufacturing and Agile Computing. We are now hiring to support these projects.

Specialist – IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer based at University of Toronto.

This role is for a cross-team specialist who will support IBM Blue Gene/Q, the largest supercomputer in Canada. The selected candidate will be part of a team based at University of Toronto and provide parallel programming support to research teams. The research teams include faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and other industry partners. This role is pivotal to advising, building and optimizing applications to leverage massively parallel platforms and drive innovation to impact the lives of Canadians.

Job Responsibilities:

• Assist research teams in making effective use of massively parallel platforms including one of the largest supercomputers in Canada and a new research platform for exascale computing
• Develop, port, optimize and analyze scientific numerical codes using thousands of CPU cores on the Blue Gene Q using Fortran, Python, C, C++, etc
• Parallel-programming assistance on smaller-scale x86 and Power clusters, possibly including GPU’s
• Install, upgrade and lead day-to-day operations for scientific infrastructure including mathematical software packages, libraries, compilers, visualization software, schedulers etc
• promote, advise and teach mini-courses on scientific computing and parallel programming

Click here for more information

Expired: Job Opportunity at SciNet: HPC Analyst

October 20, 2017 in for_researchers, for_users, HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

The SciNet HPC Consortium is looking to augment their team with an HPC Analyst.

Title of job: Scientific Applications Analyst

Location: SciNet HPC Consortium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Summary of job:

The Scientific Applications Analyst provides senior IT services and training in parallel programming, data science applications, and scientific computing workflows for the SciNet High Performance Computing (HPC) consortium which serves researchers at the University of Toronto including faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in all disciplines and fields (e.g. science and engineering, medicine, finance, languages, etc.). The incumbent is involved in massively-parallel computing (single jobs that make use of up to 40,000 cores) and data analytics and machine learning on large data sets (100TB and up). S/he works with researchers and research teams to plan, develop, install and optimize the initial SciNet systems for various research programs and provides technical consultation to researchers on their system needs for research operations. S/he also takes part in delivering and developing SciNet’s training and education program. SciNet operates large High Performance Computing (HPC) systems, and acquires the largest HPC cluster in Canada by the end of 2017. SciNet provides HPC resources and support to researchers at the University of Toronto, the affiliated research hospitals, and other Canadian universities.

Salary: CAD$94,672 with an annual step progression to a maximum of CAD$121,069. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Closing date: Oct 26, 2017, 11:59:00 PM EST

For more details, see the job site of the University of Toronto.

Expired: Job Opportunity at SciNet: HPC Sysadmin

September 11, 2017 in blog-general, for_users, HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario, news

The SciNet HPC Consortium is looking to augment their team with a systems administrator.

Title of job: Systems Administrator and Web Applications Developer

Location: SciNet HPC Consortium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Summary of job:
The System Administrator and Web Applications Developer maintains and updates SciNet Identity Management System including complete integration with Compute Canada Database; develops the security plan for SciNet High Performance Computing systems ensuring maximum availability of the computing system and integrity of research performed on the High Performance Computing System. The incumbent designs, tests, implements, maintains and improves web-based applications for the SciNet User Portal and the Compute Canada Database, tests and monitors SciNet connectivity to University of Toronto and the rest of Compute Canada; designs and recommends improved networking schemes and hardware to enable researchers to efficiently move datasets across the country. Performs system administration on Linux High Performance Computing systems including Canada’s largest supercomputer (40,000+ cores) and large storage system, as well as other hosted systems. Minimum qualifications: BSc in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; 5 years of relevant work experience.

Salary: $81,918 CAD with an annual step progression to a maximum of $104,759 CAD (USW Pay Band 16). Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Closing date: Sep 25, 2017, 11:59:00 PM EST

For more details, see the job site of the University of Toronto

Postdocs opportunities at SOSCIP

July 19, 2017 in HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario, news

Several SOSCIP projects are looking for Postdoctoral Fellows.

You can find details about these positions in the following link.

Job: High Performance Computing Analyst/Post-Doctoral Fellow with IBM

September 12, 2016 in for_researchers, for_users, HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

IBM job posting for a “High Performance Computing (HPC) Analyst – Post Doctoral Fellow” to support SOCIP‘s BlueGene/Q (a machine that is hosted at SciNet).

SciNet Scientific Application Analyst (Toronto)

October 12, 2014 in HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

SciNet

Come work for us at SciNet, helping solve the biggest computing problems in Canadian Research!

Applications are due October 16th, 2014.

The SciNet Scientific Applications Analyst provides senior IT services in parallel programming for the SciNet High Performance Computing (HPC) consortium which serves researchers at the University of Toronto and across Canada, including faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in all disciplines and fields (e.g. genomics, bioinformatics, science and engineering, finance etc.).

The incumbent will be involved in massively-parallel computing with the task of running single jobs that simultaneously make use of up to 30,000 cores. S/he will also work with researchers and research teams to plan, develop, install and optimize the initial SciNet systems for various research programs and will provide technical consultation to researchers on their system needs for research operations.

SciNet operates the two of the largest High Performance Computing (HPC) systems in Canada and provides HPC resources and support to researchers at the University of Toronto, the affiliated research hospitals and other Canadian universities.

To find out more and apply, go to https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?job=1402085

HPC Postdoc, BG/Q, IBM (Toronto)

October 9, 2014 in HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

For more information or to apply, view this webpage.

Job Responsibilities:
•        Assist research teams in making effective use of massively parallel platforms including one of the largest supercomputers in Canada and a new research platform for exascale computing
•        Develop, port, optimize and analyze scientific numerical codes using >1,024 cores on the BlueGene Q using Fortran, Python, C, C++ etc
•        Parallel-programming assistance on smaller-scale x86 and Power clusters, possibly including FPGA’s
•        Install, upgrade and lead day-to-day operations for scientific infrastructure including mathematical software packages, libraries, compilers, visualization software, schedulers etc
•        promote, advise and teach mini-courses on scientific computing and parallel programming

Required:
•        Minimum 3 years experience using and developing large-scale parallel scientific applications making use of both MPI and OpenMP for parallellization
•        Experience and understanding scientific numerical codes, compilers, code optimization, Linux kernel & OS
•        Knowledge of Fortran, C and C++ under  Linux/Unix
•        Proven communication skills, both written and verbal

High Performance Computing Specialist, SHARCNET/UOIT (Oshawa)

July 30, 2014 in HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in partnership with the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET) is currently seeking a High-Performance Computing Technical Consultant, based out of UOIT. SHARCNET is a consortium of 18 universities and colleges operating a network of high-performance computer clusters across south western, central and northern Ontario.  SHARCNET is a partner organization of Compute Ontario and Compute Canada.  SHARCNET and these other organizations provide advanced computing resources and services for researchers.  See www.sharcnet.ca for more information.

Job Summary:

This position reports to the SHARCNET Technical Manager and is part of the technical team that provides HPC support across the consortium.  Locally, this position will report to the UOIT site lead.

For more information, or to apply, visit this link.

HPC Analyst – Research Scientist, IBM/SOSCIP (Toronto)

June 23, 2014 in HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

Required:
• PhD in quantitative science, statistics or engineering (e.g. Mech or Electrical engineering, Computer Science, Astrophysics, Computational biology)
• Experience using and developing large-scale cloud-based data analytics tools such as R, SPSS, and Cognos
• experience and understanding scientific numerical codes, compilers, code optimization, Linux kernel & OS
• Proven knowledge of R, Fortran, C and or C++ under Linux/Unix
• Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred:
• Experience in multi-disciplinary projects where team has a diverse set of domain expertise
• Experience working directly with clients and/or industry partners

Job Responsibilities:
• Assist research teams in making effective use of IBM Big Data software
• Install, upgrade and lead day-to-day operations for scientific infrastructure including mathematical software packages, libraries, visualization software

Work Locations
• Toronto, London, Oshawa, or Kingston

For more information, or to apply, see this web page.

Research Scientist, Amazon (Toronto)

April 20, 2014 in HPC Jobs, HPC Jobs Ontario

Basic Qualifications

· Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related technology field
· Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl
· 2+ years of experience in operations research or research science
· Ability to research, identify, evaluate, and implement potential changes to complex algorithms
· Familiar with fundamentals of statistics and data analysis
· Ability to find simple solutions to ambiguous large-scale problems
· Experience with production scheduling algorithms and optimization.
· Familiar with fundamentals of combinatorial optimization

To find out more about this job, or to apply, visit this web page.