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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Seven brand new posts in Advanced Research Computing

Applications for these posts have closed. 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, … Continue reading “Seven brand new posts in Advanced Research Computing”

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Graduate Systems Engineer vacancy at UoB

If you want to make a difference and are fascinated by how technology works, come and join a leading team responsible for supercomputing and allied services at the University of Birmingham! The Advanced Research Computing (or BEAR) team is looking for a graduate (recently graduated or in final year of study) to grow into a … Continue reading “Graduate Systems Engineer vacancy at UoB”

Adrian’s First Blog Post

@ARC Five Months In It has felt like a whirlwind of activity at Advanced Research Computing (ARC) since I arrived at the end of February 2022. There is always lots of new ‘stuff’ going on, from interesting projects with our academic friends to student competitions and conferences. We are also continually refining our systems and … Continue reading “Adrian’s First Blog Post”

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BEAR: Maintaining Services when it’s 38C + Outside

If you are reading this, you probably know that we did not…. as we could not…. in the face of sustained temperatures beyond the design specification of the Research Data Centre. As with all engineering, there are safe operational limits and decisions are made about the conditions in which the system will operate. Similarly, air … Continue reading “BEAR: Maintaining Services when it’s 38C + Outside”

New Coding Club Starting Up in January!

[For sessions in May, June and July see here: https://blog.bham.ac.uk/bear/2022/04/26/further-codingclub-sessions-may-july/ ] We are setting up a Coding Club from January for researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham to help them meet the goal of the Software Sustainability Institute of “Better Software, Better Research” i.e. if the software is incorrect then the resulting research … Continue reading “New Coding Club Starting Up in January!”

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