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Cloud HPC Subject Matter Expert
Greenbelt, MD

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Job Description


Job Description

We are seeking a Computational Scientist with Cloud experience to support a cloud Pilot contract supporting the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), a Line Office under NOAA. The Cloud HPC SME will provide expertise with the integration of scientific algorithms in a cloud-based high performance computing (HPC) environment. The Cloud SME will work with scientists at NESDIS to understand the algorithm design, leverage his or her knowledge of HPCs to work with the scientists to optimize the algorithm for an HPC environment (scalability, parallelization), and then integrate the algorithm in the Product Generation (PG) Cloud HPC Framework.

Responsibilities Include:

Work with scientists to design and algorithms that run in an HPC framework

* Provide expertise to scientists to help them optimize the for parallel processing and scalability
* Architect, Design, and Deploy HPC data processing Pipelines - Scheduling
* Operate and manage HPC cluster framework that can operate on any cloud CSP architecture level to be able to Design and build operational framework for HPC cluster environment
* Must be familiar with HPC software
* Familiar with running multiple cores, understand scalability, and high availability
* Participate and potentially lead technical presentations on the work
* Participate in team meetings and interact with funding clients.



* Bachelor of Science (BS) + 5 Years Experience -- OR --
* Master of Science (MS) + 3 Years Experience
* Area of Study: Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Math

Required Experience/Skills:

* 5+ years Professional Linux experience
* 2+ years cluster management experience
* 2+ years storage experience
* Experience with parallel and multiprocessing programming interfaces including OpenACC, MPI, and/or OpenMP.
* Experience with common scientific software and libraries such as LAMMPS, FFTW, NAMD, R, and MATLAB.
* Experience with HPC Schedulers and Resource Managers such as Slurm, Torque, Moab, and/or LSF.
* Strong scripting skills in shell and/or python
* Demonstrated use of a configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible, or similar technologies)
* Ability to use, and build ways to use, automation frameworks
* Extensive experience implementing HPC solutions in a commercial cloud environment, specifically with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and/or Microsoft Azure

Desired Skills:

* Extensive experience implementing HPC solutions in a commercial cloud environment, specifically with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and/or Microsoft Azure;
* 5+ years of experience working with PBS Pro for optimizing, job scheduling and workload management in HPC environments;
* Extensive experience satellite data processing;
* Extensive experience in docker container.


Greenbelt, MD

Security Requirement:

US Citizenship Required, ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance

Solers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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