Randstad Federal is seeking a HPC Application Performance Engineer. 100% remote.
location: Mountain View, California
job type: Contract
salary: $90 - 100 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
As a member of the APP group, an individual at this skill level should have demonstrated experience working with users of HPC resources on the various issues they
might have getting applications to run efficiently. The abilities to interact with users to determine symptoms and then reproduce their issues in order to isolate the
causes are critical skills for this work. After a period of acclimatization, the person filling this role would be expected to assume Point of Contact (POC) duties on a
regular schedule. Besides the POC role, there will be activities in testing, benchmarking, user tool scripting, and analyzing trouble tickets to find patterns indicating
system or user education issues. A significant portion of the job duties will be doing performance analysis and optimization of user applications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Scientific Consultant (Application Performance and Productivity Group)
Consult and support our user base with the most challenging aspects of scientific computing
Acts as one of several escalation points for the group's Tier 2 Points of Contact (POC) for handling of group's level-2 trouble tickets.
Porting, scaling, optimization, and debugging of application codes and runtime libraries
Assisting new users with issues such as logging in and setting up their environments
Helping users with job scripts, including parallelization when indicated
Using applications and benchmarks, conducts system testing-both proactively and in response to requests.
Designs and develops scripts for the automation of testing and benchmarking.
Designs and develops scripts to improve user productivity and system utilization.
Works with users to understand their current and future requirements for applications and workflows.
Evaluates tools for improving user workflow productivity and application performance.
Monitors trouble ticket trends and develops knowledgebase articles and training modules to address common issues.
- Experience level: Experienced
- Minimum 7 years of experience
- Education: Bachelors
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