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Scientific Compute Principal Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 01/02/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 28177

Job Description

Position Title: Scientific Compute Principal Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire Scientific Compute Principal Engineer opportunity available with our client in Bellevue, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assess technology needs and guide, influence and inspire adoption of enterprise compute technologies.
  • Track the health of critical science pipelines and workflows that depend on our infrastructure. 
  • Determine the dependencies, bottlenecks, and hurdles that must be addressed to achieve operational excellence and work with company team and external entities to achieve excellence. 
  • Partner with Principal System Engineer to define and execute roadmaps.
  • Assist with gathering data for new feature, system, and/or advanced computing requirements from key stakeholders.  Provide timely estimates for implementation delivery.
  • Anticipate risks when planning and defining mitigation options. 
  • Proactively collaborate across discipline groups for efficient use of company expertise, including hardware, software, and algorithms. Work across teams to ensure effective decisions and execution. Document work to leverage results more easily across teams.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise to company’s advanced computing user community in the computational aspects of their research through intensive consulting, training, and general support activities, all aiming at integrating technologies into research. 
  • Connect with experts internally. Create understanding within team to foster collaboration. Acquire expert knowledge.
  • Apply advanced concepts to influence feature needs and drive action toward solutions.
  • Seek out most recent advancements (e.g., technologies, processes, literature) relevant to company's work, with supporting analysis and benchmarking.  
  • Respond to user queries regarding computing resources.  
  • Conduct self-guided research on topics relevant to advanced computing research.  
  • Participate in mentoring, training, and development of advanced computing users and employees.
  • Assist in the installation/maintenance of advanced computing software on various operating systems. 
  • Aid in the development of ad-hoc programs for internal customers of advanced computing resources.  
  • Develop standards and oversee the implementation of procedures to facilitate research on advanced computing research resources.  
  • Update the research-computing knowledge base to keep our users aware of the latest technologies
Job Qualifications:
  • 4-6 years of experience base building, maintaining, and supporting a large-scale scientific computing environment.
  • Degree in technical discipline, scientific or engineering fields preferred with 6-10 years’ experience in advanced computing operations that includes aspects of leadership and mentorship.
  • Preference for a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or an equivalent highly technical field.
  • Experience working on or supporting advanced nuclear research.
  • Understanding of systems engineering principles and processes with a focus on high-performance computing (HPC) and clustered compute resources.
  • Experience with building and deploying containerized, GPU-enabled applications in Docker, Singularity, or Kubernetes a plus.
  • Proficiency in programming language such as Python, Fortran, C++, or R with the ability to learn others as required.
  • Proficient in using the Linux/Windows operating systems.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and effectively and display respect with a desire to foster teamwork.

Job Details:
  • Location: Location: Bellevue, WA-Partially remote role; candidate must be local or within a commutable distance to the Bellevue HQ
  • Direct Hire 
  • Salary range:
    • Level 12:  $157,405 - $218,119 
    • Level 13: $179,892 - $258,594
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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