HPC Engineer

  • EMBL
  • United Kingdom
  • Aug 25, 2021
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

We are seeking a HPC engineer to join our Compute team within our Technical Services Cluster (TSC), serving an institute of over 800 researchers and technical staff.

You will be working closely with members of the department, and more widely with technical users across EMBL-EBI, playing an active role in the design, deployment and operation of our HPC clusters. EMBL-EBI has multiple large HPC clusters to support the large data flows and processing services fundamental to EMBL-EBI activities.

The services you will provide, along with the department, enable EMBL-EBI’s technical research and administrative staff to process and make the world’s public biological data freely available to the scientific community via a range of services and tools, perform basic research and provide professional training in bioinformatics.    

EMBL-EBI is custodian to an ever increasing volume of data which is made publicly available and is processed internally via multiple HPC clusters, virtualization platforms and private & public clouds. This position offers you the chance to work with a great team, gain experience with a range of high end HPC hardware and storage.

Working as part of the 4 member Compute team, under the direction of the Head of Infrastructure, you will: You will work both collaboratively and with a reasonable degree of autonomy and regularly present your work back to collaborators and stakeholders to gather feedback. 

Experience with the following would be desirable but not essential: 

Do something meaningful
At EMBL-EBI you can apply your talent and passion to accelerate science and tackle some of humankind's greatest challenges. EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is a worldwide leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological datasets. We provide the global research community with access to publicly available databases and tools which are crucial for the advancement of healthcare, food security, and biodiversity.

Join a culture of innovation
We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential.  Enjoy lots of benefits: