Computer Scientist, Bio HPC

Dallas , Texas - USD

Job Summary

Our high performance computing team is looking for a candidate with research background in bioinformatics, and work experience in developing and revising next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis workflows. The research computing infrastructure for UT Southwestern Medical Center is the Biomedical High Performance Computing (BioHPC) resource that includes an HPC cluster containing conventional and GPU-based nodes for parallel computing, large-scale data storage, and integration of HPC with high-performance desktop workstations. The Computational Scientist - BioHPC will work on the daily operations of the HPC system, provide user support and training, and collaborate on high-end computational research projects. Current pressing needs within the team are focused around NGS data analysis workflows.

Why UT Southwestern?

With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. At UT Southwestern, we invest in you with opportunities for career growth and development that align with your future goals and help to provide security for you and your family. Our highly competitive benefits package offers healthcare, PTO and paid holidays, on-site childcare, wage, merit increases and so much more that are all available on the day you start work. UT Southwestern is honored to be a Veteran Friendly work environment that is home to approximately 800 veterans. We value your integrity, dedication, and the commitment you've made to our country. We're proud to support your next mission. Ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 10 National Employers, we invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern team where you'll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.

Required Experience and Education

M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field OR B.S. with demonstrated experience in leading software development projects/teams.

Four (4) years post-graduation experience in software development.

Job Duties
  • Lead BioHPC technical efforts in one or more areas of HPC technologies such as job schedulers, high performance interconnects, parallel filesystems, cybersecurity, cluster management, VM infrastructure, networking, performance tuning, support of scientific applications, or data center planning
  • Develop and implement innovative and complex solutions for HPC research, ensuring that upgrades and changes comply with established guidelines and processes
  • Lead group projects to implement and deploy new technologies and services
  • Design and Develop high performance web applications
  • Diagnose and resolve difficult problems in the configuration, tuning, and management of the HPC systems
  • Research, evaluate, and develop new technologies
  • Provide project management leadership and technical guidance to other team members
  • Apply in-depth HPC and Linux expertise to collaborate with stakeholders across IT and domain disciplines to expand HPC use in support of world class, cutting-edge scientific research
  • Oversees and contributes to the implementation of computer code for scientific software packages, both in individual assignments and in team efforts with multiple developers.
  • Formulates code design specifications of scientific software packages using state-of-the-art programming languages.
  • Analyzes, curates, and debugs codes written by other programmers and scientists.
  • Redesigns the logic of codes written by other programmers and scientists.
  • Evaluates, analyzes and integrates existing commercial and open-source software solutions with tailored in-house software solutions.
  • Formulates data models and oversees their implementation in databases using state-of-the-art languages to access databases.
  • Oversees the integration of scientific software packages with database solutions.
  • Designs and evaluates user interfaces to scientific software packages.
  • Designs and evaluates web- and app-interfaces to scientific software packages.
  • Performs other duties as needed.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:
Location Dallas , Texas
Rate USD
Job Type Full Time
Company Wise
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