HPC Applications Engineer

NextSilicon is looking for a talented applications software engineer with experience in moving HPC applications onto new platforms and evaluating performance. In this role, you will work with a highly talented and geographically distributed team in a dynamic environment. Your ability to work with internal engineering teams and external customers will allow you to impact product development using application insights. Essential skills include knowledge of one of the major HPC application domains, ability to work in a distributed environment, and ability to communicate with internal and external customers.

Key qualifications

  • B.S. degree in a hard science, engineering, computer science, or related field; M.S. or Ph.D. strongly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with development in one or more HPC applications domains
  • Proficiency in C/C++ or Fortran
  • Ability to measure application-level performance and profile HPC applications at the node level
  • Working understanding of OpenMP, MPI, and related parallel programming models
  • Expertise in competitive performance analysis is strongly preferred
  • Eligibility to visit US government research facilities
  • Willingness to travel as necessary
  • Ability to work remotely and independently in a fast-paced environment with minimal direct supervision


  • Move existing HPC applications onto NextSilicon’s novel compute platform and evaluate performance
  • Work alongside internal engineering teams and provide application-level insights
  • Work alongside external customers to understand their applications and related needs
  • Provide expertise and leadership in the HPC applications domain to drive product decisions and features that will enhance NextSilicon’s product offering