Research Programmer

The Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) at the College of Engineering seeks applicants for the Research Programmer position to work in the Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion (XPACC) that is part of the Parallel Computing Institute (PCI). The Center for the Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion (XPACC) is developing software, algorithms, and tools that will enable computational scientists to explore new ways to manage combustion in a variety of situations.  In this position, the successful applicant will be working with XPACC staff to design, implement, and test software for source-to-source transformations, automatic tuning for performance of applications, and support for advanced parallel computing runtimes.

Responsibilities:

  • Support development and test efforts of software being produced.
  •  Assist in the design of software and development of test plans for software.
  •  Produce documentation, project reports, and other written material related to software development efforts using independent judgment.
  •  Work with students, faculty, and staff in identification of new features for the developed software.
  • Design, analyze, implement, and test automatic tuning for performance of applications, and support for advanced parallel computing runtimes.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering.
  • Experience with applications development in C/C++/Fortran 9X.
  • Knowledge about computer performance and parallel programming with threads and/or MPI.

 Preferred Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience with or capacity to learn a scripting language such as Perlor Python.

The Research Programmer position is a full-time benefits-eligible Academic Professional positions appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references by September 15, 2014 as a single PDF file. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Amy Pruitt, , 217-244-1802.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).