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Computer Engineer - High Performance Computing Advanced GPU Architecture (Early Career)

Livermore, CA 94550
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Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

The department is looking for computer engineers that are interested in shaping the direction of parallel computing.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Collaborate with other projects to help map scientific problems to hardware resources in a way that improves performance or efficiency.

+ Investigate new computing/storage technologies and conduct performance studies to evaluate their value to Sandia applications

+ Develop and maintain software tools that minimize tedious system management tasks

+ Make recommendations on architectural improvements to hardware/software and assist in procuring/deploying changes

+ Share operation responsibilities, including networking, security, system administration, and monitoring concerns

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree - MS, PhD) in STEM field; or eight years' of relevant engineering or scientific experience

+ Demonstrated proficiency with code development and software engineering

+ Proficiency with Linux computer systems

+ Ability to obtain and maintain U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Proficiency with Python, Bash, and at least one compiled language (e.g., C/C++, go, rust, java)

+ Demonstrated written- and verbal-communication skills

+ Experience in one or more of the following areas: computer system performance modeling and analysis, HPC system architecture, containerization, and multi-core/GPU/parallel computing.

+ Understanding of Linux boot process and system services

+ Proficiency with high-performance computing platforms and tools (e.g., Spack or environment modules)

+ Experience with networked storage systems (e.g., Ceph, DAOS, Lustre, or NVMeoF).

About Our Team:

The Computer Sciences and Information Systems Center is the home of computer science and information systems work and capabilities at Sandia's California site. We have capabilities that span across multiple computer science and information systems disciplines. Our activities include computational science and mathematics research, high performance computing, visualization systems research and development, problem solving environments, information security research and operations, and network operations.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide• Extraordinary co-workers• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities• Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 681470



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