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Position: Research Computing Support Officer
Institution: University of Sheffield
Department: Corporate Information and Computing Services
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: You will provide support to researchers across a range of faculties using a range of tools for data analysis and computational modelling including ANSYS/FLUENT, ABAQUS, Matlab and a number of in-house developed codes. You will support the launch of the next phase of the HPC facility, the Sheffield Advanced Research Computer. A specific service the team provides is support for running and developing parallel applications for HPC clusters using distributed and shared memory techniques, we also support the use of graphical processing units (GPUs) for visualisation and computation. Support is not restricted to local HPC facilities but is extended to virtualization and container services sometimes making use of public cloud resources
Requirements: We are looking for a research computing support officer with a good honours degree in a related subject area (or equivalent experience) to provide user and application support for research computing platforms supported by CiCS, including personal work stations, virtual machines and HPC facilities
   
Text: Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Recruiters Your Account Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Your Account Recruiters Back to search results Research Computing Support Officer University of Sheffield - Corporate Information and Computing Services Location: Sheffield Salary: £31,302 to £39,609 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 9th October 2018 Closes: 23rd October 2018 Job Ref: UOS020588 Salary: Grade 7 £31,302 to £39,609 per annum, with potential to progress to £43,267 Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research - and that’s why we need you… We seek to develop a Research IT programme that adopts and drives best practice. The service will facilitate the advancement of complex research by providing leading edge computing services. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to a Research IT Service dedicated to supporting world-class research at a fantastic University. The Research Computing Support Officer is aimed at advancing our capability to meet the demands associated with developing and enhancing our provision of research computing services with an emphasis on research software and research computation facilities including High Performance Computing (HPC). We are looking for a research computing support officer with a good honours degree in a related subject area (or equivalent experience) to provide user and application support for research computing platforms supported by CiCS, including personal work stations, virtual machines and HPC facilities. You will provide support to researchers across a range of faculties using a range of tools for data analysis and computational modelling including ANSYS/FLUENT, ABAQUS, Matlab and a number of in-house developed codes. You will support the launch of the next phase of the HPC facility, the Sheffield Advanced Research Computer. A specific service the team provides is support for running and developing parallel applications for HPC clusters using distributed and shared memory techniques, we also support the use of graphical processing units (GPUs) for visualisation and computation. Support is not restricted to local HPC facilities but is extended to virtualization and container services sometimes making use of public cloud resources. This is a particularly interesting time to work with the team as we start to develop support over a wide range of areas including big data analytics, machine learning. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Mike Griffiths, Research Computing Group Manager at or on telephone number 0114 222 1126. We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. Follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work. We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please Advert information Type / Role: Subject Area(s): Location(s): Job tools More jobs from University of Sheffield More jobs like this Join in and follow us Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2018 Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2018 IE11 Trigger Browser Upgrade Recommended jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers. For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:
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