Directly supporting the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), the Cyberinfrastructure Research Consultant will facilitate access and support of a range of technical projects focused on building, maintaining and using world class high performance cyberinfrastructure resources at Harvard.
Reporting to the Team Lead for High Performance Computing, broad responsibilities include performing HPC systems administration, software development, and hardware installations within a scientific research environment. The individual will form the point of contact as a dedicated resource for researchers in SEAS, providing technical consultation and mentoring in methods and opportunities to use HPC resources optimally. Additional duties include facilitating workshops and providing best-practices documentation.
When applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter in our preferred format as one combined document (resume followed by cover letter).
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
We regret that Harvard University does not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's Degree in computational science or a related field with a background in programming, specifically in the context of solving scientific and/or engineering problems. Minimum 7 years research experience or research support, 3 years with numerical methods, parallel algorithms, or scientific software development on large scale computational resources.
A master's degree or Ph.D. preferred. Experience supporting installation and administration of Unix/Linux based systems (HPC or Cloud). The ideal candidate will have an established background in a natural science field with experience developing, troubleshooting, and supporting software for one or more of: Finite Element, Continuum Modules, Multi-Physics methods, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Atmospheric Chemistry, Solid-State Physics, and Machine Learning. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Shares on-demand responsibilities with other team members.
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