Research Scientist for Scalable Workflows

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Research Scientist for Scalable Workflows Requisition Id 5015 Overview The Data Lifecycle and Scalable Workflows Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is aiming to build an infrastructure for combining HPC, Cloud, and Big Data services within simulation workflows. Infrastructure components will be linked to allow for an optimized data flow and tool integration. Pilot use cases on our platform will involve simulations across multiple domains and facilities. In this challenging position, we are seeking a highly motivated research engineer for exascale, HPC, Cloud and Big Data to research and develop techniques for designing and deploying workflows that manage and orchestrate computation and data on complex large-scale infrastructures. This position is part of the Advanced Technologies Section within the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) Division. The Advanced Technologies Section offers scientific, technical, operational, and thought leadership by developing, hardening, and deploying solutions for compute and data intensive computing environments. The NCCS provides state- of-the-art computational and data science infrastructure, coupled with dedicated technical and scientific professionals, to accelerate scientific discovery and engineering advances across a broad range of disciplines. NCCS hosts the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, one of DOE’s National User Facilities. NCCS will deploy an exascale system in 2021. Major Duties and Responsibilities – Planning and implementation of a unified data access platform. – Co-development with researchers and support for their use cases. – Lead collaborations with internal and external researchers on a wide variety of workflow and orchestration middleware research and projects. – Lead the development, integration and deployment of computing and data management middleware on high performance computing systems and heterogeneous architectures. – Perform scaling and deployment studies in intra-facility and inter-facility workflows. – Deliver toolkits and new capabilities that execute on ORNL’s leading data and compute infrastructures. Basic Qualifications – Ph.D. in computer science, computational science, or a related field – 3+ years of relevant research experience outside of Ph.D. Preferred Qualifications – A passion for making methods robust and scalable. – Ability to think critically and demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. – Experience with scripting: bash, Python or others. – Experience with one or more HPC job scheduler: SLURM, Symphony or others. – Experience with workflow systems: Pegasus, Fireworks, or others. – Experience with containers. – Previous experience with Enterprise and Research institutions operating or architecting HPC environments. – Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and strong personal motivation. Benefits at ORNL: UT Battelle offers an exceptional benefits package to include matching 401K, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation and Medical / Dental plan. Onsite amenities include Credit Union, Medical Clinic and free Fitness facilities. Relocation: UT Battelle offers a wide range of relocation benefits for individuals and families to make it easier to come and work here. If you are invited to interview, please ask your Recruiter about relocating with ORNL. This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired. We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment. If you have trouble applying for a position, please email . ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer. – ID#: – Location: Oak Ridge, TN , 37831 – Type: Law Enforcement & Security – Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory – View More Jobs! – Post your resume – Create an Alert – Found a mis-fit listing? Report it