Research Engineer (RE1/RE2)

August 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 500 staff from 44 countries.


Context and Mission

The Mobile and embedded-based HPC within the Computer Science Department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center is seeking one intern supporting the research on data analytics based on real industrial datasets, in collaboration with top class international manufacturing industry. The candidate will work within the BSC team collaborating with academic and industrial national partners. The objective of the collaboration is to deploy state-of-the-art data analytics technologies in an industrial environment leveraging advanced HPC techniques and programming models.


Key Duties

  • Analyse and visualize large industrial datasets using both, standard and ad-hoc data analysis tools with the goal of:
    • performing on line data analysis of large manufacturing industrial plants

    • study offline optimization techniques in close interaction with industrial machinery providers

  • The selected candidate will be exposed to a state-of-the-art hardware and software toolchain and will be asked to be able to understand and contribute to the whole chain with novel ideas and efficient implementation


This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

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