Software Developer - Computational Cosmology

Remote, IL 60439

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Na408036830 Compensation: $30-45 / hour

Job Description

Title: 
Computational Cosmology

Location: Remote

Hire Type: CONTRACT 

Overview:
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Job Summary: 
Looking for Software Developer to parallelize and GPU-accelerate code used to generate synthetic galaxy data for cosmological surveys. The performance improvements obtained through this will be applied in the context of both the generation of fixed synthetic datasets, as well as the optimization of high-dimensional parameter spaces.

Job Duties:
  • Parallelizing and GPU-accelerating the software pipeline to run on the large-scale HPC resources with GPUs
  • Scaling tests demonstrating the pipeline performance
  • Documentation of the tasks above

Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science (or closely related domain)
  • Experience in the field of computational cosmology
  • 1+ years of research experience directly working with cosmologists to solve computational problems

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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