High Performance Computing Engineer

High Performance Computing Engineer

Job Title: High Performance Computing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + healthcare, pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BN/HQ00117107_1579600085
Contact Name: Brad Newton
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2020 09:48

Job Description

High Performance Computing Engineer

Our client is a pioneering Tech company providing world class fully integrated Geoscience services.

Based on the foundations of maths and applied physics, they bring clients a unique range of technologies, manufactured equipment and services, designed to generate stunning 3D images.


This successful HPC Engineer will play an active role in the provisioning, development, installation and configuration, operation and maintenance of specialist computing infrastructure.


  • Design HPC architectures (compute or storage components), in collaboration with the IT Operations and SI sourcing team.
  • To act as a high-level expert who can deal with escalated various HPC issues.
  • Perform benchmarks (to select suitable vendors and products).
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst our STC operations teams.
  • Ensure optimal deployment of production solutions.
  • Collaborate with our compute and storage vendors.
  • Promote a high-tech image for CGG.


  • Extensive expertise in HPC compute and storage, in both hardware (CPUs, accelerators, interconnects, storage, etc.) and software (Linux components, HPC tools and parallel file systems).
  • Proven experience in fixing operational issues for large-scale HPC infrastructures.
  • Experience using and adapting to new technologies.
  • Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.
  • Experience of Openstack technologies would be desirable

Salary and benefits package, highly competitive

Keywords: HPC, High Performance Computing Engineer, Architecture, HPC infrastructure, Linux, Openstack, 3D images

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