Software Engineer - Barcelona

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Software Engineer

Ariadna Garcia


My client: The Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia is looking for a:

Software Engineer

The Theory and Simulation Group at ICN2 is offering a software engineer position to work on an interdisciplinary project, developed by ICN2 and BSC-CNS on cutting edge HPC applications. Specifically, the contract is tied to a European Project (the MaX Center of Excellence on Materials Design at the eXascale and will be temporary.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

The candidate will work on the optimization and porting to high-performance hardware of SIESTA one of the most popular Open Source software for materials science. The candidate will work in close cooperation with the core developers of the code.

Develop and optimize code using state-of-the-art programming models and distributed paradigms.
Explore the behavior of the applications on new emerging HPC hardware.
Coordinate work with other developers of the software.


Degree in Informatics or similar field
Knowledge and professional experience
Linux/UNIX OS, Shell scripting and command line
Experience with Fortran and python programming languages are a requisite.
Knowledge, to some extent, about some or all the following programming models:
MPI (must have)
OpenMP (must have)
CUDA (must have)
High level of English, both oral and written
Experience with HPC environments, both as user and software developer, are preferable for architectures such as:
Intel´s General Purpose Processors (e.g. Xeon)
GPUs (NVIDIA preferred)
Great ability for team work
Natural proactive character
Ability to work with strict deadlines and deliverables

Research Career Profile (According to the European Framework for Research Careers):

R1 First Stage Researcher

Summary of conditions:

Full time work (37,5h/week)
Contract Length:1 year renewable yearly until 2 years
Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.
Support to the relocation issues.
Life Insurance.

Estimated Incorporation date: As soon as possible.

Funciones Profesionales

Detalles de la oferta
  • Idioma: Inglés (Alto)
  • Experiencia: 2 años
  • Formación Mínima: Ingeniero Superior
  • Nivel Profesional: Especialista
  • Tipo contrato: Temporal
  • Jornada: Jornada completa
  • Salario: No especificado
  • Otras Provincias: Girona, Lleida y Tarragona