Python Job: Scientific Computing Specialist

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IST Austria


Vienna - Austria

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Python Job Details

Full Time (40 h/w)

Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria / Home Office possible

€ 50,000* gross/year (40h/w); Unlimited contract

Your Responsibilities

Scientific Computing at ISTA works closely with our scientists to provide support in the transition of scientific problems into computing solutions. In addition, Scientific Computing provides the infrastructure for running such computations in the form of our ISTA HPC cluster. If you want to support basic research and solve challenging requests from top scientists in their field, you are the perfect fit for this interesting position.

Together with a team of specialists, you design, deploy and run our HPC cluster
You provide expert support for our users running their jobs on the cluster
In this position, you have to monitor systems, networks and the security of the HPC environment
We provide the possibility to attend trainings & conferences so you can stay up to date with international and national developments in the HPC community
To ensure, that our infrastructure can be used efficiently, you will provide documentation and training for our users

Your Profile

Education in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math or related technical discipline
Proven experience with Linux system administration and IT automation (Ansible)
Experience with file-systems in a HPC environments (BeeGFS, NFS, ZFS,…)
Familiarity with scientific tools and programming languages like Python, Matlab, C, C++
Hands on experience with job scheduling and resource management tools (SLURM)
Some experience with HPC network architecture such as InfiniBand
Experience with MPI, OpenMP, CUDA and similar libraries is a plus
Good communication skills and good command of the English language

ISTA is growing. Grow with us!

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a constantly growing international institute for
conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science,
life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate
professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to
support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful
campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities
for personal growth in a stable working environment.
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ISTA promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment and is
committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants,
free of discrimination. All employment decisions at ISTA are based on
job requirements, qualifications, merit and organizational needs. We strongly
encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Your benefits

Education & training



Free shuttle bus

Multiple health offers

Pension insurance