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Senior Computer Scientist

Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 7984 

Overview

 

We are seeking a senior computer scientist to lead a world class research group in the area of Programming Systems for the ORNL and DOE mission. 

The Programming Systems Group explores programming models, languages, compilers, runtime systems, task-based programming systems, and software development tools that impact fundamental changes in computing technologies and systems.

The position will be in the Advanced Computing Systems Section within the Computer Science and Mathematics (CSM) Division.  CSM delivers fundamental and applied research capabilities in a wide range of areas, including applied mathematics and computer science, experimental computing systems, scalable algorithms and systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data management, workflow systems, analysis and visualization technologies, programming systems and environments, and system science and engineering.

 

Major Duties/Responsibilities

 

We are seeking a recognized leader in their area of technical expertise that will initiate, lead and perform independent R&D on an ongoing basis.  

Responsibilities for this position include working closely with the project team to create, evaluate, and publish novel research ideas, supervise and mentor students, and collaborate with our partners and sponsors. Research activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Rapid prototyping and evaluation of experimental systems, including hardware, software, tools, and applications, and being proficient developing complex software systems, like an operating system, compiler, adaptive runtime system, or scalable performance tool.
  • Studying the performance, resiliency, power, and productivity of contemporary and future high-performance computer systems under various workload characteristics through measurement, modeling, and simulation.
  • Publishing papers in high-quality refereed conferences and journals, such as SC, ICS, ISC, PPOPP, IPDPS, MICRO, HPDC, and IEEE TPDS.
  • Actively collaborating with industry, academia, government labs, and applications developers in a variety of venues.
  • Leading and contributing to research proposals and reporting to major funding agencies.

 

Basic Qualifications Required

 

  • Requires a Ph.D. in computer science, computational science or a related discipline. and at least six years of relevant research experience, beyond the PhD.
  • A well established track record of research in an area relevant to one or more areas of expertise of the group.

Previous experience in ONE or more of the following areas:

 

  • knowledge of emerging architectures including heterogeneous computing, memory systems;
  • node-level programming environments such as C/C++ with experience in CUDA, SYCL, HIP, OpenCL, OpenACC/OpenMP compiler directives;
  • distributed system programming models like MPI, one-sided asynchronous programming models, or
  • compiler infrastructures like LLVM or GCC. 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • The ability to take initiative on research insights to bring them to fruition through publication or demonstration on mission applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and strong personal motivation.
  • The ability to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team. 

 

ORNL Ethics and Conduct

 

As a member of the ORNL scientific community, you will be expected to commit to ORNL's Research Code of Conduct. Our full code of conduct, and a statement by the Lab Director's office can be found here:  https://www.ornl.gov/content/research-integrity

 

Benefits at ORNL

 

UT Battelle offers an exceptional benefits package to include matching 401K, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation and Medical / Dental plan. Onsite amenities include Credit Union, Medical Clinic and free Fitness facilities.   

 

Relocation

 

UT Battelle offers a wide range of relocation benefits for individuals and families to make it easier to come and work here. If you are invited to interview, please ask your Recruiter about relocating with ORNL. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.


If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.


ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.


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