Senior High Performance Computing Specialist

Canberra, Australia
19 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager 1 (IT)
Salary package: $111,621 - $117,039 pa plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded)

Position overview

National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) is Australia’s leading national provider of high-end computational and data-intensive services, with a well-respected reputation for its services, expertise and innovation. NCI is an operating unit of the Australian National University and is built on and sustained by a formal collaboration of national research organisations, ANU, CSIRO, Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, other research-intensive universities and eResearch support organisations nationally. NCI engages in a dynamic range of projects across a number of areas that focus on Development and Innovation. 

NCI is seeking a Senior High Performance Computing (HPC) specialist with experience in computational science in a HPC environment, and with highly-developed skills in scientific programming, scaling and optimising codes and algorithm and a keen interest in the evolving HPC technique.

The role with analyse and improve codes on NCI’s current and future HPC and Big data systems, manage professional release processes for software and documentation, contribute to the outcomes of targeted HPC improvements and priority research communities, and more widely contribute to the improvement on NCIs future infrastructure and services environment.

For further information please contact Ben Evans, 

Closing date: 11 November 2018

Position description: Senior HPC Specialist_SM1_PD.pdf

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Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.