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

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.

Assistant/Computer Scientist
We invite you to apply for an Assistant Computer Scientist position with the ALCF. You will join the data sciences group and provide technology vision, research, development and support in machine learning to glean insights from large-scale datasets being produced by computational simulations, experiments and observations in domains including material science, genomics, neuroscience, engineering, and high energy physics. 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 #403527 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

Computer Scientist
We invite you to apply for an Computer Scientist position with the ALCF. You will join the data sciences group and provide technology vision, research, development and support in machine learning and data-centric workflows to glean insights from large-scale datasets being produced by computational simulations, experiments and observations in domains including material science, genomics, neuroscience, engineering, and high energy physics. 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 #403497 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.

HPC Systems Administration Specialist
The selected individual will participate in the design, development, and advancement of the high-performance computing (HPC) environment of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). In addition, they will assist with implementation, management, and administration of experimental and production networks. This person will contribute ideas to the design and development of new systems and network tools.  The focus of this position will be on continuous integrations technologies compatible with the environment. If you are interested in this position, we invite you to apply for LCF Requisition #403856 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

HPC Systems Administration Specialist
The selected individual will assist with the design, development, and advancement of the HPC environment of the ALCF. This position will focus on software integration with the larger software and operational ecosystem at the facility site. This position will be able to significantly contribute to the design and development of new HPC systems, tools, and software stacks. If you are interested in this position, we invite you to apply for LCF Requisition #403855 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

ALCF Postdoctoral Opportunities

Postdoctoral Appointee – Applied Machine Learning
We invite you to apply for a postdoctoral scholar position with the ALCF. 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. You will collaborate with scientists in the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP) who wish to gain insights into complex scientific problems using very large datasets produced by experimental, simulation, or observational methods.  In the Data Sciences group, our postdoctoral researchers not only work at the forefront of HPC to push scientific boundaries, they routinely carry out research and development in state-of-the-art machine learning and statistics techniques. The chosen applicant will have a rare chance to work on some of the world’s largest supercomputers and upcoming data-centric supercomputing systems to help solve significant real-world problems. If you have interest in this position, apply for LCF Requisition #403492 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 – Compilers for the Future of Supercomputing – Parallelism, Memory, and Performance
This is an exciting opportunity to work on the future of compiler technology for high-performance computing (HPC) with a particular focus on supporting the world's largest supercomputers as we head toward exascale. The extreme levels of parallelism available on these machines combined with their complex memory hierarchies create unique programming-model and optimization challenges. This research will explore enhancements to LLVM enabling the explicit representation and optimization of parallelism and hierarchical-memory constructs. Enhancements to programming models, including OpenMP, will be prototyped as we learn how to best provide performance portability across a range of future computing architectures. A passion for improving compiler technology, a keen interest in high-performance computing hardware, and a desire to advance scientific computing, will be rewarded in this position. If you have interest in this position, apply for LCF Requisition #404729 by visiting Argonne's Career Page.

Aurora Early Science Program Postdoctoral Appointments

Postdoctoral Appointee – Aurora ESP – 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 a rare 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.