One of the major crosscutting activities of OT-Med is the development of an integrated model where the impact on land and ocean compartments are coupled together, as well as to the outputs of climate models. The engineer will be major resource person of this activity.
Duties and tasks
The main duties of the engineer will be the adaptation of existing models, the development of new modules and their coupling in the frame of a common platform. The main tasks will be:
to help scientists to further develop the code of their simulation models
to adapt existing code to the platform
to prepare model code for parallelisation, vectorisation and high performance computing
to develop user friendly interfaces
to design and develop software up- and downstream for the models,
to train scientists in the use of the models and software developed in this environment,
to define the quality criteria and control their application,
to ensure the availability of the computing environment and to maintain the developed software,
to assist with the a scientific monitoring of the evolution of concepts and methods in the domains where intensive computing is used.
Main skills needed
general knowledge of mathematics, modelling techniques and algorithm development
general knowledge of intensive computing methods
good knowledge of parallel programming
good knowledge of quality rules necessary to software writing and common platform designing
good knowledge of several programming languages, in particular C, Fortran, ...
good knowledge of spoken and written English
experience in environmental sciences is an advantage
to be autonomous and to appreciate the team work
to be able to develop personal and collaborative projects
Type of contract
fixed term contract (CDD): two years with possible renewal of 16 months
salary will depend on diploma and experience
starting date preferably 1st November 2012.
Send resume and cover letter to Joël Guiot Director of the project OT-Med: firstname.lastname@example.org