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Job of the Week: HPC Software Developer at the HDF Group

The good folks at the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) Group in Champaign, Illinois is seeking an HPC Software Developer in our Job of the Week. “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 HD technologies and ensure long-term access to HDF data. HDF technologies are used in virtually every industry and scientific domain to meet mission critical data management needs.”

Job of the Week: HPC Software Developer at the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) Group

The Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) Group in Champaign, Illinois is seeking an HPC Software Developer our Job of the Week. “The HPC Software Developer will develop software for the Hierarchical Data Format v5 (HDF5) library and tool suite. Responsibilities will include enhancing the HDF5 library with additional features such as: sophisticated caching techniques, asynchronous file I/O, self-tuning storage optimizations, advanced multi-thread/multi-process/multi-client file access techniques, cluster and parallel file system interaction optimizations to deliver the highest performance possible to users of HDF5. Parallel and distributed I/O in high performance computing environments using MPI and MPI-IO will be the primary focus of this position. Interest and experience with project management is preferred. Some travel to client sites and to workshops and conferences may be required.”

Radio Free HPC Looks for the Forever Data Format

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discuss Henry Newman’s recent editorial calling for a self-descriptive data format that will stand the test of time. Henry contends that we seem headed for massive data loss unless we act.