University of Ontago offers a unique opportunity to work within New Zealand’s National eScience Infrastructure (NeSI). As part of a collaborative national team, they provide expert application support services to research teams around the country, using one of NeSI’s High Performance Computer systems.
The New Zealand eScience Infrastructure is a collaboration of five institutions, including the University of Otago, which work in partnership with the Crown, providing High Performance Computing (HPC), analytics and consultancy services to the NZ Research sector, Government Initiatives/Agencies and Industrial Research. NeSI’s primary aim is to grow the computing and analytics capability of researchers to ensure New Zealand’s future prosperity.
Significant research outcomes have resulted from the use of NeSI platforms and services across several scientific domains including health, biodiversity, biochemistry and geology to name a few. Researchers often depend on advanced HPC capabilities to achieve their goals, and NeSI is at the forefront of this innovation.
Based at the University of Otago the position will require the holder to spend time supporting research teams and providing assistance with compiling, deploying and tuning their scientific applications on one of NeSI’s HPC platforms, will also help support the NeSI Service Desk function to resolve incidents or service requests and may also assist with NeSI workshops and training events.
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