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Unit Head - Future Systems 100%

ETH Zürich

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Unit Head - Future Systems 100%


The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre(CSCS) is operated by ETH Zurich and is located in Lugano, Switzerland. CSCS develops and provides key supercomputing capabilities for solving important problems in science and society.In order to grow our future systems activities, we are looking for a:

Unit Head - Future Systems

The Future Systems unit supports the director in developing a forward looking supercomputing strategy for CSCS. The unit interacts closely with scientists and application software developers across Switzerland, Europe, Japan and the USA, as well as with vendors, to prepare software for early deployment on novel, energy-efficient computing architectures. The time horizon for these developments is three to five years, so cutting edge programming models are promoted that will reach maturity in that timeframe. When important trends of the IT industry are worth pursuing the strategy may break with tradition in high-performance computing.

The successful candidatewill be strongly involved in the extension of the team located both in Lugano and in Zurich. Thanks to your proven leadership experience and excellent social skills, you will lead, motivate and support an international team of roughly 10 highly qualified computer and computational scientists as well software developers. You are very versed in mentoring employees and thanks to your presentation and didactical skills you are comfortable in representing CSCS at conferences. In addition, you have strong connections within Swiss Universities and an important network in the HPC field and the academic world. In this role you will support your team in developing complex scientific codes for innovative HPC architectures.

You are expected to havea PhD in engineering, computer science, computational science, computational mathematics, atmospheric science, physics or a related field. You have experience in all aspects of high-performance computing and parallel programming. The ideal candidate is familiar with modern software development techniques and promoter forward-looking and pragmatic developments such as GPU programming with CUDA or metaprogramming. Good knowledge of linear algebra is a plus. You are fluent in English and to round off your profile, you are a passionate and team-oriented leader, who is goal-driven and enjoys working in a diverse and international fast-paced working environment. Your working place will be both in Lugano and Zurich.

We offera permanent position with the opportunity to work on leading-edge software and hardware technologies in the high performance computing field and to develop production quality software in your own team. We will support continued professional development and offer an internationally competitive salary.

The position is available immediately.

For further information,please contact Thomas Schulthess, Director CSCS, schulthess@cscs.ch.

We look forward to receivingyour complete online application, which we ask you to submit to Stephanie Frequente, CSCS Human Resources, via Trevano 131, 6900 Lugano.

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