Computer scientist

Forschungszentrum Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IBG-3 - Agrosphäre


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

IBG-3 and HPSC TerrSys develop and apply advanced geoscientific simulation software in high-performance computing environments of the Jülich Supercomuting Centre. You will directly support and independently advance the code development of existing and new parallel scientific software. The focus is placed on the adaption of existing, complex software to next generation heterogeneous supercomputer architectures. Additionally, you will maintain and develop parallel workflows for the performance of simulations, processing of large data sets, and experimental real-time forecasting. The position offers the unique possibility to work in an interdisciplinary team with state-of-the-art supercomputer technologies.

Your Profile:

University degree (master) in computer science or related fields Documented experience in parallel programming with C/C+, Fortran and/or Python in the realm of supercomputer environments Experience in GPU programming is an advantage Ability to cooperate in an interdisciplinary and international team Very good communication and organization skills Very good English language skills

Our Offer:

International, interdisciplinary working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen Working in an institute of one of the largest research institutions in Europe Use of excellent scientific and technical infrastructure A comprehensive further training program Participation in international workshops and conferences Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Initially limited for 2 years with possible longer-term prospects Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2019-055

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