Journey of a new graduate system engineer in ARC (BEAR team)

In this blog we here from Salih, who is part of our Architecture, Infrastructure and Systems team, who look after all the hardware that make up BEAR, in our data centres. Salih completed his MSc here at Birmingham. Starting my career as a graduate system engineer in the Advanced Research Computing group, has been an … Continue reading “Journey of a new graduate system engineer in ARC (BEAR team)”

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Work experience in Advanced Research Computing

Back in May, two students from year 10 did their work experience within the Advanced Research Computing team at the University of Birmingham. You can find out how their week went below, as they describe their first-hand experience. Who we worked for During our week of work experience we worked alongside Dr Stephanie Thompson of … Continue reading “Work experience in Advanced Research Computing”

BEAR RSG Hackathon 2024

Created by several members of the Research Software Group (RSG) In April the RSG organised its first ever team hackathon. For two weeks, all team members had time set aside from their regular project work to join in the various sessions offered. We were encouraged to sign up for anything that was interesting to us … Continue reading “BEAR RSG Hackathon 2024”

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Just about “and managing” in the RSE world, within ARC

The field of research software engineering has grown steadily since the term “Research Software Engineer” (RSE) was coined in 2012. Many research-intensive universities now have central teams of RSEs who, like the Research Software Group (RSG) in Advanced Research Computing (ARC) here in Birmingham, are available to support researchers across the university with their bespoke … Continue reading “Just about “and managing” in the RSE world, within ARC”

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We’re recruiting! Two new Grade 8 Senior RSEs

Join our brilliant team at the University of Birmingham‘s Advanced Research Computing department (ARC), where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and innovative research projects at a world-class university. The University of Birmingham aspires to establish itself as a World Top 50 university by 2030, and ARC have a key part to play in … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! Two new Grade 8 Senior RSEs”

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We’re recruiting! New DevOps Engineer, Grade 7 role

Join our brilliant Advanced Research Computing group (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/bear) at University of Birmingham (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk), where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and on innovative research projects at a world-class university. The University of Birmingham aspires to establish itself as a World Top 50 university by 2030, and ARC have a key part … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! New DevOps Engineer, Grade 7 role”

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We’re recruiting! New Grade 8 Senior RSE&Manager and 5 Grade 8 Senior RSEs

Join our brilliant team at the University of Birmingham‘s Advanced Research Computing department (ARC), where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and innovative research projects at a world-class university. The University of Birmingham aspires to establish itself as a World Top 50 university by 2030, and ARC have a key part to play in … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! New Grade 8 Senior RSE&Manager and 5 Grade 8 Senior RSEs”

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We’re recruiting! Part-time Training Coordinator Grade 6 role

Join our brilliant Advanced Research Computing group at the University of Birmingham, where you will have the opportunity to support training for researchers using our cutting-edge technology, and promote innovative research projects using our facilities at a world-class university. Recent successes and secure funding mean we are growing. In the last year we’ve added Research Software Engineers, Research … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! Part-time Training Coordinator Grade 6 role”

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We’re recruiting! Two Grade 9 ‘Principal’ Research Infrastructure Engineer posts

Join our brilliant Advanced Research Computing group at the University of Birmingham, where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and on innovative research projects at a world-class university. Recent successes and secure funding mean we are growing. In the last year we’ve added Research Software Engineers, Research Data Scientists, a Graduate Systems Engineer and … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! Two Grade 9 ‘Principal’ Research Infrastructure Engineer posts”

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Bear on Tour (Dr Jenny Wong)

The next stop on our Bear on Tour series is the ISC23 (International Supercomputing)conference, held in May, hosted in the bear-utiful city of Hamburg, Germany. Jenny Wong, a SeniorResearch Software Engineer from BEAR Services, presented her work on space weatherforecasting (in conjunction with UoB’s SERENE group) as part of the Women in HPC track of … Continue reading “Bear on Tour (Dr Jenny Wong)”

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