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    HPC Applications Engineer

    • 16363
    • Applications Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure Marketing
    • USA
    • Austin (TX)


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    Arm is looking for an Application Engineer who is passionate about working directly on High Performance Computing (HPC) applications with scientists and end-users of supercomputers in the US.

    About the role:

    The Applications Engineer is part of a focused professional services team part of the Development Solutions Group, that has responsibility for supporting and enabling key HPC customers and partners in their development of HPC software, using the Arm HPC Tools across various Linux/UNIX HPC platforms (Arm and other architectures).

    In this position, you will sharpen your HPC application expertise working on a wide range of scientific fields and environments. You will gain an excellent knowledge of Arm’s HPC development tools, alongside a deep understanding on Arm architecture and Arm IP roadmap.

    This position is located in the Austin Arm office. This role involves working with sensitive government customers and will involve up to 50% travel, primarily across the US.

    What will I be accountable for?

    Your daily responsibilities will include for working closely with a multi-disciplinary team of applications experts, systems integrators, and users to benchmark, characterize, and predict the performance of high performance computing (HPC) workloads. Benchmarking targets include Arm and non-Arm computing clusters incorporating a mixture of memory architectures, interconnects, accelerators, storage, and I/O technologies. Workloads will include scientific simulation, machine learning, and data analytics. Target codes may be written in any language but will typically be a combination of C/C++, Fortran, and Python involving a variety of parallelization technologies including OpenMP, MPI, OpenSHMEM, Kokkos, Raja, and custom solutions.

    You will be offered the chance to work on the most strategic US HPC projects, and to lead future collaborations and consultancy work with very high-profile customers.

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?

    •You have an MSc or PhD in a scientific or computing discipline or similar, and a strong foundation in computer science and applications with an understanding of computer architectures.
    •You have wide experience with workload performance characterization and bottleneck analysis.
    •You should have an intimate understanding of distributed-memory and shared-memory parallelism and a proven ability to port complex software packages between computer architectures.
    •You have demonstrated ability to debug correctness and performance problems in software written in multiple languages and involving multiple layers of dynamic parallelism.
    •Strong C, C++, Fortran, and Python programming skills.
    •You have the ability to work in a dynamic environment with shifting requirements and priorities.
    •You are fluent in English communication with excellent technical presentation skills.
    •To be successful in this role, you should be both ambitious and conscientious.

    Desirable Skills & Experience:

    •You are an experienced HPC user with deep understanding of HPC systems and technologies.
    •You have a strong understanding of performance characterization methodologies (e.g. roofline) for systems and applications.
    •It would be helpful if you have experience in software performance prediction for future technologies.
    •Familiar with industry standard benchmarks & open source applications.

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

    We not I

    Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
    No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective.
    Information is crucial, share it.
    Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t.

    Passion for progress

    Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections.
    Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it.
    Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow.
    The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress.

    Be your brilliant self

    Be quirky not egocentric.
    Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’.
    Make trust our default position.
    Hold strong opinions lightly.


    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Awards
    • 401(k), 100% matching on first 6% eligible earnings
    • Medical, Dental & Vision, 100% coverage for employee only, shared cost for dependents
    • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
    • Short Term (STD) and Long Term (LTD) Disability Insurance
    • Vacation, 20 days per year with option to buy 5 more.
    • Holidays, 13 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-years of service
    • Sick Leave, 7 days per year
    • Volunteering, four hours per month (TeamARM)
    • Office location dependent: café on site, fitness facilities, team and social events
    • Additional benefits include: Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care, EAP, Health Advocate, Business Travel Accident Program & Commuter programs.

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    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    The Arm Austin office employs staff from across all divisions of ARM and is considered the engineering hub for North America. Austin has the nickname of “Silicon Hills” thanks to the high number of tech companies in the area, and is also known as the “Live Music Capital of the World". Events such as South by Southwest, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the F1 Grand Prix are but a few of the many activities that make Austin a top destination for both residents and travelers.

    Austin, TX USA
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