Postdoctoral Appointee - Data Intensive Analysis, Visualization and Management

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7057141 (Ref:406314)

Posted: April 23, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The postdoctoral appointee in computer science will research scalable analysis, visualization, and data management for large-scale simulations and experiments. The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary research team involving computer and computational scientists, physicists, and mathematicians to enable data analysis of simulations and experiments running on DOE leadership-class supercomputing architectures and facilities. Research methods for modeling and using multivariate functional approximations as a substitute for discrete scientific data. The new data model, which can accommodate many types of scientific datasets on high-performance supercomputing architectures, provides compression and facilitates analytical reasoning not possible before.

  • Comprehensive knowledge in modeling, fitting, or approximation of data. 
  • Knowledge in data analysis and/or scientific visualization algorithms.  
    Comprehensive knowledge in software development for shared and distributed memory parallel computing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in software development for shared and distributed memory parallel computing.
  • Knowledge in C++ programming under Unix/Linux.
  • Considerable expertise in parallel programming, manycore processing, message passing, threading, GPU programming.
  • Expertise to create high-quality software and ability to program with various languages, libraries and tools.
  • Good collaborative skills, including the ability to work well with science teams, other laboratories, and universities.
  • Good self-motivation to solve problems and grow professionally.
    Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidate should have a Ph.D. in computer science, or related discipline. 
  • Enthusiasm for individual achievement within a team environment.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

 

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