IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center is a leading research, development, and innovation centre active in the fields of High-Performance Computing (HPC), Data Analytics (HPDA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Quantum Computing (QC) and their applications. We have strong international links and employ more than 150 scientific, technical, and administrative staff. At present, IT4Innovations is running three supercomputers: Karolina (15.7 PFlop/s, installed in the summer of 2021), Barbora (849 TFlop/s, installed in the autumn of 2019), the specialised NVIDIA DGX-2 system for artificial intelligence computations, (130 TFlop/s and 2 PFlop/s in AI, installed in the spring of 2019), and will host quantum computer thanks to the LUMI-Q HE project. IT4Innovations is a member of the consortium which operates the largest European supercomputer LUMI. For more details, see www.it4i.eu.

To the Laboratory for infrastructure research is looking for the position:


Activity description:

  • research and development of methods for acceleration of parallel applications in the High Performance Computing (HPC) environment,
  • work in the international team focused on optimization of parallel codes developed under the EuroHPC Center of Excelence SPACE (https://www.space-coe.eu/),
  • collaboration with application developers and domain experts on highly scalable parallel applications with focus on:
  • GPU acceleration of applications,
  • application optimization (improving scalability, vectorization, implementation of hybrid parallelization using  MPI+OpenMP)
  • application porting to modern hardware architectures,
  • compilation of parallel applications and libraries from source code for HPC clusters,
  • collaboration on publication activities of research outcomes.

Full time equivalent: full-time employment, 100%
Type of job contract: fixed-term employment
Expected start of employment: 1. 8. 2024 or as agreed

We require:

  • university education in IT or a related field, min. required degree Ms. at the time of recruitment, Ph.D. is advantage,
  • practice min. 1 year,
  • experience with Linux operating systems and work in bash,
  • knowledge of application development in C/C++, knowledge of the Fortran language is an advantage,
  • knowledge of parallel application development in MPI and OpenMP,
  • knowledge of application development using CUDA, the advantage is OpenCL, OpenACC, or OpenMP for accelerators,
  • knowledge and understanding of HPC applications including their installation, configuration and execution,
  • active knowledge of the English language.

Candidate advantage:

  • experience with scientific computing applications,

We offer:

  • work in a promising organization,
  • salary evaluation according project conditions and candidate’s experience,
  • modern laboratory and classroom facilities,
  • opportunity to participate in excellent research team,
  • possibility of further education,
  • 6 weeks of holidays,
  • flexible working hours,
  • university kindergarten,
  • contribution option to pension plan,
  • company catering in the canteen,
  • MultiSport card,
  • other employee benefits according to the employer’s offer.

Your personal data will be processed to the extent necessary for the implementation of the selection procedure in accordance with EU Regulation 2016/679.

The application form substantiated with a letter of motivation and CV should be sent electronically to the email address: petra.brozova@vsb.cz until 1. 7. 2024.
In the subject of the email, please state “Open Call for the position of the Researcher INFRA”.