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Argonne Leadership Computing Facility- Catalyst
Requisition Number: 409584 Location: Lemont, IL
Functional Area: Research and Development Division: LCF-Leadership Computing Facility
Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00
Level (Grade): RD2
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Conducts research and support aligned with Argonne’s strategic missions in computation. Conducts work in computational science and leadership computing and promotes findings through publications, presentations, program reports, software dissemination and other means of reporting outcomes. Contributes to discovery and technological advances in domain science, with emphasis on the applications of exascale (and beyond) computer architectures, e.g., to address data architecture challenges and algorithm implementation challenges of high-performance simulations. Strengthens career path opportunities by applying new techniques, developing independent research capabilities and building professional skills such as communication, networking and leadership.

  • Knowledge of computational science needs in areas of biology, climate science, or other areas of domain science.
  • Considerable skill in developing code with languages such as c, c++, fortran, python, learning frameworks.
  • Experience developing high performance scientific capabilities.
  • Performance tuning or performance modeling experience is a plus.
  • Experience using high performance computers for modeling/simulation is required.
  • Experience using leadership computers or participating in computer co-design is a plus.
  • Ability to contribute as a peer in team software development efforts, adhering to team practices and goals, is required.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

This role can be hired at one of two levels, RD2 or RD3, and the requirements for each are as follows:
  • RD2: Bachelor's degree +5 years of experience, a Master's degree +3 years, or a PhD, or equivalent
  • RD3: Bachelor's degree +8 years of experience, a Master's degree +5 years, or a PhD +4 years of experience, or equivalent

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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