13/06/2019

2551 - Data and computer modelling support technician in URBAG project

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceDatabase management
    Computer scienceModelling tools
    Environmental scienceOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/09/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Cerdanyola del Valles - Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    19
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    UE: H2020-ERC_CoG 81800

The objective of this position is to give IT support to the project Integrated Systems Analysis of Urban Vegetation (URBAG). The project aims to determine to what degree green infrastructures can be a source of sustainable food, reduce environmental impacts, and promote a more efficient use of resources in urban regions. It is a five-year project starting September 2019, funded by the Horizon 2020 European Research Council and hosted by ICTA-UAB.

The tasks in the work will involve: 

- Data management of the ERC project.

 - Technical support of computational jobs run by the researchers of the team, using weather research and chemical transport models: problem solving, programming, preparing scripts, compiling models, and such.                                                                                            

 - Web page maintenance.                                          

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits

6 month-long initial contract, annually renewable up to 59 month-long, part-time contract (50%), Access to UAB campus services.

20.400 € per year.

Selection process

Academic record (30%), Relevant research experience (50%), motivation letter (20%)

 

CV evaluation, interviews and reference letters

 

 

Additional comments

A motivation letter must be included and submitted with the CV, a sample of written work (8,000 words) and two letters of recommendation to urbag@uab.cat.

If no candidate reaches the minimum qualification of 60%, the position will be left deserted.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
    Other: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    OTHER: Basic
    SPANISH: Basic
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

- Experience with UNIX/LINUX environments and scripting languages (bash, python, etc)

- Experience with git

- Experience managing SQL databases 

- Experience compiling software using different compilers (GNU compilers mainly) and MPI interfaces (OpenMPI, MPICH)

- Basic knowledge of data preservation

Specific Requirements

Experience in any of the following will be valued positively:
 - Experience compiling and using Weather Research software such as WRF
 - Basic knowledge of other programming languages such as Fortran
 - Experience designing and managing cloud infrastructures (GCP or AWS) and containers (Docker, Kubernetes)
 -Experience in handling Earth sciences data types (netCDF, GRIB, HDF5…)
 -Previous experience in HPC architecture and parallel programming (multi-threaded applications)
 -Experience in Input/Output Application Program Interface (API) libraries

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
ICTA. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Spain
Barcelona
Cerdanyola del Valles - Barcelona
08193
ICTA. Campus Bellaterra

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EURAXESS offer ID: 416863

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