Postdoctoral Appointee - HPC Software and Tools

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7080530 (Ref:410341)

Posted: June 28, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral appointee works via a joint position working on QMCPACK, a high-performance open-source Quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) simulation code, as well as compiler and software tools for current and future accelerators and performing research and development in the QMCPACK project and the P38 multi-agency project to create novel software-hardware systems with breakthrough capabilities. The teams are engaged in application software design for current and future accelerators and building HPC software, tools, and capabilities to utilize hardware to the fullest. This position participates in the design and implemention of novel HPC software features, compiler and runtime extensions to achieve high level programmability and efficient exploitation of novel hardware accelerators. The projects both utilize modern compiler technology and programming languages such as the LLVM compiler framework, C++, and OpenMP.

Candidates are required to have a PhD (completed within the last 3 years, or soon-to-be completed) doctoral degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other related computational discipline with knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas: compiler technologies, programming language design, high-performance computing, accelerator programming, asynchronous runtime systems and hardware design. Experience working in large software projects is a plus. Good communication skills, both verbal and written, in addition to good software development practices and techniques are required.

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