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Career Opportunities in HPC at a Glance


Whether you are seeking a change of career, a post-doctoral position or career advancement, this site has a variety of offerings from universities and organizations located across the country and around the world. Each listing is posted for thirty days from its original posting date so be sure to gather all of the necessary information when you first see a posting that interests you so as not to miss it upon your return to this site.




Web & Interface App Engineer

    Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Hiring Institution: Ohio Supercomputer Center
    Apply By: December 15, 2019
    Posted date: December 02, 2019

    The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) provides high-performance computing (HPC) services for Ohio’s university researchers and industrial clients. The Gateways Group develops software solutions including OnDemand, science gateways, and HPC interface apps. This engineer position will work as part of a team designing, developing, and testing web and Linux applications and web services that leverage OSC resources. Additionally, this engineer will also help develop documentation and maintain client and collaborator relationships. This engineer will work as part of a team on the entire development life cycle: requirements, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance.



High-Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer

    Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
    Hiring Institution: University of Virginia
    Apply By: December 16, 2019
    Posted date: November 15, 2019

    The University of Virginia Advanced Research Computing Department is seeking a High-Performance Computing Engineer or Senior High-Performance Computing Engineer (depending upon experience). This position will participate in the support of high-performance computing technologies, as well as supporting system software. Position responsibilities will include the operation of the high performance computing cluster hardware and software, and its daily operations. Troubleshooting hardware, software and operating systems as necessary.



High-Performance Computing System Administrator

    Location: New Haven, Connecticut
    Hiring Institution: Yale University
    Apply By: December 19, 2019
    Posted date: November 18, 2019

    The Yale Center for Research Computing (YCRC) seeks a High-Performance Computing System Administrator to join the center’s Engineering team to provide hardware and software administration for a growing number of high performance computing (HPC) clusters used in faculty research. The successful candidate will support the infrastructure behind all of the above, including hardware, system and resource-management software, networking, storage, monitoring and security measures. This is a highly-collaborative effort, so frequent interaction with other system administrators, research-support staff, management, vendors and researchers is a regular part of the role. The successful candidate will also participate in designing, recommending and vetting architectures, specifications, and configurations of new systems.



Computational Research Support Analyst for Cloud Technologies

    Location: New Haven, Connecticut
    Hiring Institution: Yale University
    Apply By: December 19, 2019
    Posted date: November 18, 2019

    The Yale Center for Research Computing (YCRC) seeks a Computational Research Support Analyst to join the Center’s interdisciplinary Research Support group. The position will focus on cloud technologies in service of research computing. The successful candidate will work with researchers from across the University in many disciplines. General areas of support include cloud-based high throughput and high performance computing, storage and large-scale data management, scientific computation, education and training, and computational collaborations. The position requires excellent communication skills, the ability to work within a team and juggle many simultaneous projects, and a can-do attitude.



High-Performance Computing System Administrator

    Location: New Haven, Connecticut
    Hiring Institution: Yale University
    Apply By: December 19, 2019
    Posted date: November 18, 2019

    The Yale Center for Research Computing (YCRC) seeks a High-Performance Computing System Administrator to join the center’s Engineering team to provide hardware and software administration for a growing number of high-performance computing (HPC) clusters used in faculty research. The successful candidate will support the infrastructure behind all of the above, including hardware, system and resource-management software, networking, storage, monitoring and security measures. This is a highly-collaborative effort, so frequent interaction with other system administrators, research-support staff, management, vendors and researchers is a regular part of the role. The successful candidate will also participate in designing, recommending and vetting architectures, specifications, and configurations of new systems.



Associate Research Scientist

    Location: College Station, Texas
    Hiring Institution: Texas A&M University
    Apply By: December 25, 2019
    Posted date: November 25, 2019

    The Associate Research Scientist is responsible for assisting customers using complex high-performance computing resources for advanced research purposes; providing technical oversight for the consulting, technical support, and training provided to users of high-performance computing resources for scientific research, as well as to other technical staff and serving as principal investigator on an NSF grant. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.



Data Specialist

    Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
    Hiring Institution: University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Apply By: December 31, 2019
    Posted date: October 16, 2019

    The Wilson Alaska Technical Center is looking for a Data Specialist. This position will help with the continuous operation and maintenance of seismic and infrasound monitoring stations in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the expanding Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation University Affiliated Research Center. U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.



Systems Administrator

    Location: Princeton, New Jersey
    Hiring Institution: Princeton University
    Apply By: January 01, 2020
    Posted date: December 02, 2019

    The role of this position is focused on supporting departmental research systems and high-performance clusters as well as help guide users on their choice of systems, software and programming issues plus work with a team of systems administrators running the most modern hardware available. If you have a strong background in Linux, system administration, some programming experience, and have worked in an academic-like setting, you have the right skill set to make an immediate impact on research at Princeton.



Research Data Storage and Management Engineer

    Location: Princeton, New Jersey
    Hiring Institution: Princeton University
    Apply By: January 01, 2020
    Posted date: December 02, 2019

    In this role, you partner with research faculty, vendors, and IT staff to architect, design, install, and administer research data storage systems to the specifications needed for data intensive research. You will also troubleshoot system-level issues, as well as give workshops to share knowledge about research data archival and data management topics with the research community. Working closely with IT colleagues, the Library, the Office of the Dean for Research, and technical staff in University departments, you also provide timely and creative support for long term data storage and retrieval for research computing.



Performance Tuning Analyst

    Location: Princeton, New Jersey
    Hiring Institution: Princeton University
    Apply By: January 01, 2020
    Posted date: December 02, 2019

    In this role, you will collaborate with researchers from across multiple domains to accelerate active research code. You'll meet with research groups to understand goals and current limitations, identify code that is in need of tuning, profile the code, and identify any bottlenecks. With the results of this process, you'll work both independently, as well as with researchers and RSEs, to develop new algorithms, increase parallelization and/or vectorization, to ultimately reduce the time to solution. In many cases, the performance improvements you'll make will enable researchers to produce fundamentally new results.



Senior Manager Strategic Initiatives and Administration

    Location: Princeton, New Jersey
    Hiring Institution: Princeton University
    Apply By: January 01, 2020
    Posted date: December 02, 2019

    As senior manager, you would oversee the administrative operations of the department; oversee project planning processes to ensure projects are delivered with expected results; and oversee service management practices within the department. The senior manager may also take on project leadership for major, complex IT initiatives that are key to the continued success of the department, data and computational science research, and the University. Key responsibilities include serving as the organizational lead in the areas of departmental strategic planning and department-wide communications. The senior manager is also responsible for building collaborative relationships with department leadership and leaders throughout the Office of Information (OIT) organization.



System Administrator for Research Cyberinfrastructure

    Location: Bozeman, Montana
    Hiring Institution: Montana State University
    Apply By: January 01, 2020
    Posted date: December 02, 2019

    Brief Position Overview The Systems Administrator for Research Cyberinfrastructure will deploy, administer, and update large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, grid software stacks, and operating systems. The position will be responsible for components of Montana State’s computational research environment (http://www.montana.edu/uit/rci), and will work closely with researchers, systems administrators, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions. Administers existing individual and cluster infrastructure technologies, and researches/prototypes new systems and technologies. Participates in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences, and potentially presenting research.



Web & Interface App Engineer

    Location: Columbus, Ohio
    Hiring Institution: Ohio Supercomputer Center
    Apply By: January 05, 2020
    Posted date: December 13, 2019

    The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) provides high-performance computing (HPC) services for Ohio's university researchers and industrial clients. The Gateways Group develops software solutions including OnDemand, science gateways, and HPC interface apps. This engineer position will work as part of a team designing, developing, and testing web and Linux applications and web services that leverage OSC resources. Additionally, this engineer will also help develop documentation and maintain client and collaborator relationships. This engineer will work as part of a team on the entire development life cycle: requirements, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance.



Research Software Specialist

    Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Hiring Institution: Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center
    Apply By: January 12, 2020
    Posted date: December 13, 2019

    In this role, you will be responsible for intermediate to advanced support of computational scientists, engineers and scholars in a state-of-the-art converged high performance computing and data analytics environment. Critical duties include developing documentation and training materials which address the complex challenges faced by researchers in high-performance computing. You will also contribute by installing, testing and debugging application-level research software, and you will engage in workforce development activities. You will thrive on collaboration with the PSC Artificial Intelligence & Big Data, Biomedical Applications, Allocations, Facilities Technology, and Network teams, as well as with partners outside PSC.



Research Associate, Cybersecurity

    Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    Hiring Institution: University of Cincinnati
    Apply By: January 12, 2020
    Posted date: December 13, 2019

    The principle workload assignment of this position will be to support the Ohio Cyber Range Institute. The Ohio Cyber Range Institute (OCRI), housed at the University of Cincinnati on behalf of the state of Ohio, provides administration of the Ohio Cyber Range (OCR) in advancement of the OCR’s mission as a cyber security education, workforce, and economic development platform. The OCR is a state-wide tool that supports programming for K-20 courses and events; full-spectrum training opportunities, including incident response teams; industry workforce and economic development; cyber security research; as well as government agency support among other programs. The position works within the OCRI governing structure and reports to the OCRI Staff Director and the unit head.



IT Lead & Architect - HPC

    Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    Hiring Institution: University of Texas at Arlington
    Apply By: January 12, 2020
    Posted date: December 13, 2019

    The High-Performance Computing (HPC) Technical Lead will own the UTA HPC and the relationship with the UTA researchers and responsible for its success. This role reports to the Assistant Director of Operations and will interface with researchers to provide technical support, training and programming expertise for the development of HPC and data intensive applications to users of local or cloud-based research clusters and data storage systems. This individual will be part of the Office of Information Technology and will work closely with systems, storage, and network engineers to support HPC, OpenStack and Big Data clusters.



Research Computing Specialist

    Location: Stanford, California
    Hiring Institution: Stanford University
    Apply By: January 27, 2020
    Posted date: December 13, 2019

    You will join a team of research analytics scientists, data engineers, and project managers on the Data, Analytics and Research Computing (DARC) team to support research at the GSB. Your clients will include GSB faculty and collaborators who are drawn from a broad spectrum of academic backgrounds, research interests, methodological specialties, and technical backgrounds. As a Research Computing Specialist, you will bring the ability to understand the ecosystem of research computing resources and partner with researchers to use these resources effectively. You should enjoy working directly with researchers, and be equally comfortable introducing novices to research computing systems and helping advanced users optimize their workflow.



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