Systems Developer (HPC) position available at University of Bath

Posted in: Advancing Research Computing, High Performance Computing (HPC)

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The University of Bath is searching for a Systems Developer in High Performance Computing (HPC) to join the Computing Services team. This role will be part of a new team responsible for the University’s HPC service, which supports the University’s varied research portfolio.

The University has recently been awarded funding to refresh its HPC infrastructure. This will be an exciting opportunity to be involved with the introduction of the University’s next generation HPC service. The post-holder will assist with the integration of the new cluster and tailoring the delivery of the service for an active and growing community of HPC users.

Your goals will be to provide pro-active technical support, knowledge transfer and to assist users with exploiting the resources to ensure effective use of the HPC service by academics and students, as well administering the cluster and maintaining system documentation.

The post-holder will have a good experience of system administration, scripting and working with HPC schedulers; experience with parallel programming will be an advantage. You will be able to apply in-depth technical expertise to resolve complex problems, generate innovative ideas and will help to enrich the user experience and to enhance the delivery of the HPC service.

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for you to work at a leading University. The University of Bath is one of the UK's leading Universities, with an international reputation for research and teaching at the highest academic standards. The University's buildings are set in an attractive campus overlooking the City of Bath, a World Heritage City. The campus provides an excellent work environment, with a wide range of on-site amenities, including world-class sporting facilities, and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Steven Chapman, HPC Manager (

Posted in: Advancing Research Computing, High Performance Computing (HPC)