Cerdanyola - Barcelona

Descripción de la oferta de empleo

The Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, with its official English translation Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and acronym ICN2, is a non-profit international research institute located close to Barcelona, Spain. Its research lines focus on the newly-discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the behaviour of matter at the nanoscale.

Research area or group: Theory and Simulation Group

Description of Group/Project:

The Theory and Simulation Group at ICN2 is offering a software engineer position to work on an interdisciplinary project, developed by ICN2 and BSC-CNS on cutting edge HPC applications. Specifically, the contract is tied to a European Project (the MaX Center of Excellence on Materials Design at the eXascale ( and will be temporary.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

The candidate will work on the optimization and porting to high-performance hardware of SIESTA ( one of the most popular Open Source software for materials science. The candidate will work in close cooperation with the core developers of the code.

  • Develop and optimize code using state-of-the-art programming models and distributed paradigms.
  • Explore the behavior of the applications on new emerging HPC hardware.
  • Coordinate work with other developers of the software.


  • Education
    • Degree in Informatics or similar field
  • Knowledge and professional experience
    • Linux/UNIX OS, Shell scripting and command line
    • Experience with Fortran and python programming languages are a requisite.
    • Knowledge, to some extent, about some or all the following programming models:
    • MPI (must have)
    • OpenMP (must have)
    • CUDA (must have)
    • OpenCL
    • OpenAcc
    • High level of English, both oral and written
    • Experience with HPC environments, both as user and software developer, are preferable for architectures such as:
    • Intel's General Purpose Processors (e.g. Xeon)
    • GPUs (NVIDIA preferred)
  • Competences
    • Great ability for team work
    • Natural proactive character
    • Ability to work with strict deadlines and deliverables

Research Career Profile (According to the European Framework for Research Careers):

R1 First Stage Researcher

Summary of conditions:

  • Full time work (37,5h/week)
  • Contract Length:1 year renewable yearly until 2 years
  • Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.
  • Support to the relocation issues.
  • Life Insurance.

Estimated Incorporation date: As soon as possible.

How to apply:

All applications must be made via the ICN2 website

and include the following:

  1. A cover letter.
  2. A full CV including contact details.
  3. 2 Reference letters or referee contacts.

Equal opportunities:

ICN2 is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities.

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Detalles de la oferta

  • 08193 Edifici ICN2 UAB Campus, Bellaterra
Tipo de Contrato
  • temporal, jornada completa
Fecha de publicación
  • 05/12/2019
Fecha de expiración
  • 05/08/2020
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