Careers at Argonne

Looking for a unique opportunity to work at the forefront of high-performance computing?

At the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, we are helping to redefine what’s possible in computational science. With some of the most powerful supercomputers in the world and a talented and diverse team of experts, we enable researchers to pursue groundbreaking discoveries that would otherwise not be possible.

Check out our open positions below. For the most current listing of opportunities at the ALCF, please visit Argonne's Careers Website. Here, you’ll also find information on:

ALCF Career Opportunities

User Experience Analyst - Technical Support
As a member of the User Experience team of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), supports leading scientific researchers utilizing the leadership computing resources at Argonne. Focuses efforts in the areas of improving the user experience as well as stewarding users through ALCF allocation programs. Key aspects of the role include but are not limited to the following: providing technical support, providing secure access to the system, accounts and projects management, maintaining and improving key user workflows, providing resolutions to user requests and issues, connecting ALCF subject matter experts to users, and writing scripts to automate workflows. May work with researchers on compiling parallel computing codes, writing scripts for automated execution, and assisting with debugging issues. f you have interest in this position, apply for LCF Requisition #405844 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

Software Development Specialist Data Centric Workflows - TERM
We invite you to apply for a Software Development Specialist position with the ALCF with a focus on data-centric workflows. You will join the data sciences group and provide technology vision, research, development and support in data-centric workflows to glean insights from large-scale datasets being produced by simulations, experiments and observations in domains including material science, genomics, neuroscience, engineering, and high energy physics. You will also work closely with the Mathematics and Computer Science division on the Swift parallel scripting language (swift-lang.org/Swift-T) for exascale. You will work in a highly collaborative environment involving science application teams, academia, industry as well as other national labs and agencies. If you have interest in this position, we invite you to apply for LCF Requisition #403405 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

HPC Systems Administration Specialist
As a member of the ALCF High Performance Computing (HPC) team, you will participate in the technical operation, support and continued development of the first class HPC facilities of the ALCF division and laboratory in order to enhance the productivity of the scientific staff and research colleagues of the division. With the ALCF technical staff and colleagues at other labs and universities, you will assist with the coordination of similar systems. Special emphasis of this position is to lead efforts in building and maintaining the ALCF HPC systems and clusters, creating technical documentation for end-users and internal use, and providing technical support to the users of the HPC resources. If you are interested in this position, we invite you to apply for LCF Requisition #401286 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

ALCF Postdoctoral Opportunities

Postdoctoral Appointee – Exascale Interconnect Performance Evaluation
The successful candidate will study aspects of the interconnect hardware and software for one of the world’s first exascale computer systems to be deployed at Argonne National Laboratory. The candidate is expected to work closely with teams across the Argonne computing divisions and with vendor partners to evaluate the characteristics of HPC interconnects and communication runtimes such as MPI and improve their use by applications. Network simulation and modeling along with evaluations on current generation production systems are expected to be key elements of this work. The extreme levels of parallelism available on exascale machines combined with their complex interconnect characteristics create unique opportunities and challenges in understand the key communication patterns in exascale applications and how they perform on next generation networks. If you have interest in this position, we invite you to apply for LCF Requisition #406385 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

Postdoctoral Appointee – Applied Machine Learning
We invite you to apply for a postdoctoral scholar position with the ALCF. The successful candidate will work with large scientific datasets and carry out advanced analytical methods using data science and machine learning techniques. ALCF researcherswork in a highly collaborative environment involving science application teams, academia and industry, as well as other national labs and agencies, to solve some of the world’s largest and most complex problems in science and engineering. If you have interest in this position, apply for LCF Requisition #404568 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

Postdoctoral Appointee – Applied Machine Learning
The successful candidate will join the Data Sciences group, a vibrant multi-disciplinary team of scientists and High Performance Computing (HPC) software engineers, to work with large scientific datasets and carry out advanced analytical methods using data science and machine learning techniques. If you have interest in this position, apply for LCF Requisition #403492 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

Postdoctoral Appointee – Tackling Chemical Materials and Biochemical Challenges in the Exascale Era
In this position, you will research and develop massively parallel scientific codes that implement advanced quantum chemistry models as applied to the development of advanced biofuels: design of feedstock for efficient production of biomass; and design of new catalysts for converting biomass-derived chemicals into fuels. The chosen applicant will have arare chance to learn and exploit some of the world’s largest supercomputers, and use state-of-the-art techniques on current and upcoming supercomputing systems to help solve significant real-world problems. As a member of the Computational Science (Catalyst) group, you will be working in a highly collaborative environment involving science application teams, academia, industry as well as other national laboratories and agencies. If you have interest in this position, we invite you to apply for LCF Requisition #402083 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.