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Coordinator Scientific Computing in Germany

22 December 2017

Coordinator Scientific Computing in Germany

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As a member of the Helmholtz Association, Forschungszentrum Jülich makes an effective contribution to solving major challenges facing society in the fields of information, energy, and bioeconomy.

The department INM-6, Computational and Systems Neuroscience, develops mathematical models of neuronal dynamics and function. We are active in neuromorphic computing and develop simulation technologies and analysis tools.

We are looking to recruit as soon as possible a

Coordinator Scientific Computing

Your Job:
• design and continuous advancement of a roadmap for scientific computing with regard to hard- and software
• designing a cloud infrastructure and digitized workflows in theoretical neuroscience
• studying international developments in hard- and software in the fields of simulation and data science in neuroscience
• planning, purchasing, set-up and management of UNIX, Linux, Mac OS and Windows systems, communication systems and software
• support of institute's databases and online tools (webdav, git, wordpress, website); user management
• further development of simulation and analysis codes with regard to system near aspects

Your Profile:
• completed study of informatics, mathematics or physics
• substantial expertise in C, C++ and Python
• substantial knowledge of UNIX, Windows and Mac OS
• experience with administration of HPC clusters, file, web and print servers as well as with parallel computing (ideally in neuroscience)
• beneficial: Basic knowledge of neuroscience concepts
• ability and willingness to work independently and proactively
• confident appearance and ability to work cooperatively in an interdisciplinary environment

Our Offer:
• flexible working hours
• limited for 2 years with possible longer-term prospects
• salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Job Information

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Contact Information

Kristin Lux
52428 Jülich
02461 61 9700

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