Research Engineer – High-Performance Runtime Systems, Accelerators and MPI (RE1)

Context And Mission

The Accelerators and Communications for HPC team leads cutting-edge research and development around accelerators/coprocessors in HPC. We are involved in low-level networking and MPI research, collaborating directly with leading vendors such as NVIDIA, Intel, or Huawei.

We collaborate closely with the two major accelerator/coprocessor vendors for HPC: NVIDIA and Intel. We organize locally international events such as the PUMPS Summer School, Courses on CUDA/OpenACC, and the Annual MNHACK, and collaborate in the organization of related international conferences and workshops such as SC, IEEE Cluster, or AsHES.

Key Duties

- To assist on research-oriented software developments and evaluations within our HPC networking / OpenMP offloading / MPI lines of research. This involves coding at system level (runtime systems, etc.) but also at application level so as to evaluate the developments
- To help on developing research papers targeting well-recognized venues


- BS or MS in a Computer Science topic

Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
- Proficiency in C
- C, MPI, OpenMP
- Profiling
- Development in Linux

Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
- Previous extra-academic professional experience not required
- Good English level

- Working independently and within a team


- The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences Department
- We offer a full-time contract (37.5h/week), a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, restaurant tickets, private health insurance, support to the relocation procedures
- Duration: Open-ended contract due to technical and scientific activities linked to the project and budget duration
- Holidays: 23 paid vacation days plus 24th and 31st of December per our collective agreement
- Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
- Starting date: ASAP