The HDF Group provides a unique suite of technologies and supporting services that facilitate the management of large and complex data collections. Its mission is to develop, advance and support HDF (Hierarchical Data Format) technologies and ensure long-term access to HDF data.
The HDF Group is a non-profit 501(c)3 spinoff from the University of Illinois, where it developed HDF technologies at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications from 1988-2006. The HDF Group contracts to provide customized consulting, software development, and advanced support services to organizations with challenging data-management requirements.
HDF technologies are used in virtually every industry and scientific domain to meet mission critical data management needs. Examples of the uses of HDF technologies include understanding global climate change, special effects in film production, flight testing, weather prediction, viewing medical images, analyzing DNA, designing vehicles, simulating thermonuclear explosions in space, and volcanology.
The Software Engineer will be part of a team that develops and supports Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) technologies and will work on a project “Hermes: Extending the HDF Library to Support Intelligent I/O Buffering for Deep Memory and Storage Hierarchy Systems” performed in collaboration with IIT. The successful applicant will also participate in development and maintenance of HDF5 software. The applicant for this position should have interest in HPC, deep memory hierarchies, storage, data workflows, API design and implementation, performance optimization, problem solving, and must be comfortable working with other team members and collaborating with scientists and application developers that use HPC systems. Experience with C and MPI is required. Experience with all aspects of the software life cycle is preferred. Travel to client sites, workshops, and conferences may be required.
The HDF Group offers a comprehensive collection of benefits including paid time off and health/dental/vision insurance, as well as company matching 401k to name a few. The HDF Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In keeping with that commitment, individuals with disabilities, minorities, females, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
To ensure full consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, salary history and references to HPC@hdfgroup.org.