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VMware New Grad - Advanced Technology Group - HPC Performance Engineer with ML in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Summary

The High Performance Computing/Machine Learning team within the Office of the CTO’s Advanced Technology Group is looking for a performance engineer who is passionate about HPC and ML. In the Advanced Technology Group, we focus on impactful near-term (1-3 year) co-innovation through better alignment and collaboration with R&D product teams, our global field technology partners, customers and external partners, startups, and newly acquired companies.

The use of virtualization and cloud for HPC and ML is a trend in the industry. As a performance engineer, you will gain exposure to cutting-edge HPC/ML and virtualization technology. VMware is the world-leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, and can offer unique value propositions for those running HPC and ML workloads. Come join our team that offers the chance to have a real impact in virtualizing HPC and ML and how to make it a reality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Characterize the performance of a variety of HPC and ML workloads on VMware platforms, identify performance issues and work with R&D teams to reduce or eliminate virtual performance overheads

  • Act as technical collaborator in selected customer and partner engagements to run successful proofs-of-concepts

  • Assist in maintaining and managing an internal HPC/ML cluster

Required Skills:

  • Masters or PhD in computer science or related discipline

  • Strong scripting and programming skills (Shell, Python, C++ or Java)

  • Solid system knowledge in Linux, storage and networking

  • Familiarity with HPC cluster systems, including interconnect, storage and accelerators e.g. RDMA, parallel file systems, GPGPU, etc.

  • Familiarity with system performance analysis, profiling and tuning

  • Familiarity with distributed computing concepts and familiarity with shared and distributed memory parallelism programming models such as OpenMP or MPI

  • Self-motivated with excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Eagerness to learn new technologies, including open-source and commercial

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with Machine Learning workloads.

  • Familiarity with Linux kernel and OS tuning is a plus

  • Familiarity with cloud computing and container technologies is a plus

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: New Graduate

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-02-19

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