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HPC Research Scientist

HPC Research Scientist

Job ID 
509467
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/7/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Research Science
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Job Description

The Amazon Web Services High Performance Computing (HPC) team is looking for research scientists that can help redefine the development and execution of HPC applications in the cloud. The newly formed AWS HPC team is building core technologies that will enable customers to run complex numerical computation at massive scale without compromising performance. If developing solvers, instrumenting techniques based on numerical linear algebra, iterative subspace methods, or multigrid methods gets you excited, this team is for you.


The HPC team within AWS provides opportunities to innovate in a start-up mode and lets you contribute to game-changing projects and technologies that get deployed on global scale, while touching and influencing large parts of AWS platform. As a scientist in the AWS HPC team, you'll partner with technology and business teams to build new services and tools that surprise and delight our customers. You'll be surrounded by people who are wickedly smart, passionate, and believe that world-class service is critical to customer success.


The ideal candidate will be passionate about the opportunities that AWS HPC provides our customers, and about building simple and elegant software solutions and customer-centric products. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality sustainable solutions when priorities shift fast, working as a team or independently as the situation dictates. If you're looking to solve challenging problems and create great products for customers, then this is the right role for you!




Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in High Performance Computing, Computational Science or Engineering
  • Ability to model and predict behaviors of complex science and engineering applications
  • Skills with Java, C++, or other programming language, as well as with R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in industry and/or academia
  • Strong customer focus.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems.
  • Experience with MPI or similar parallel computing libraries