Jobs at Parallel Works

We are looking for forward-thinking engineers and business development leaders to join us on our mission to empower engineers with our next generation high performance computing platform.


Parallel Works is a cloud-based high performance computing platform that drives global innovation for commercial science, engineering and product design. We make a difference in fields ranging from materials to energy to medicine.

An early-stage startup with a bright future, we are looking for brilliant engineers and forward-thinking business leaders to help build and drive adoption of our game-changing technology.

Interested? Submit your application here. 


HPC Infrastructure Automation Engineer

This position involves development and enhancement of the Parallel Works platform, which runs on all three leading public cloud platforms: AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. You’ll be responsible for developing automations which extend the existing platform and its cluster deployment processes. You will interact with HPC job schedulers, cloud APIs, workflow management frameworks, and container systems to create responsive, reliable and easy-to-use deployments of cloud clusters.

Parallel Works provides developers the rare opportunity to interact with cutting edge cloud and on-premises technologies. We are very interested in hearing from individuals with experience architecting high performance computing clusters, parallel file systems, high throughput networking, and GPU clusters.

Required Experience

  • BSci in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years of programming experience.
  • 3+ years of automation experience using Terraform, Ansible, and Linux shell and Python scripting
  • Architecting high performance computing clusters - on cloud and/or on premises
  • Experience deploying parallel file systems (Lustre, BeeGFS/BeeOND, GPFS)
  • Deploying containerized applications on Kubernetes, Docker and Singularity
  • Thorough knowledge of the Linux operating system and services.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of cloud resources and design patterns in AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Familiarity with command-line shell interpreters and scripting techniques
  • Familiarity with HPC schedulers such as PBS and Slurm.
  • Network service programming including tunneling and port forwarding.
  • Git revision control, branching and merging techniques using GitHub.
  • Desired Experience

  • Advanced degree (MSci or PhD) in Computer Science
  • Experience programming in TypeScript, Python, or Golang
  • Experience automating on-premise deployments
  • Experience with parallel profiling and debugging
  • Database experience with SQL and JSON/NoSQL databases, ideally PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • High speed data movement and parallel IO tools and techniques
  • Experience with automated testing and CI/CD processes, e.g. GitHub actions

  • HPC Support Engineer

    This position involves supporting users on the Parallel Works platform, which runs on all three leading public clouds: AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. You’ll be responsible for supporting the existing platform and its cluster deployment processes. You will become an expert in interacting with HPC job schedulers, cloud APIs, workflow management frameworks, and container systems to create and support responsive, reliable and easy-to-use deployments of cloud clusters.

    Required Experience

  • BSci in Computer Science or related field or 2+ years experience in tech support role
  • 2+ years of Linux shell and Python scripting
  • Thorough knowledge of the Linux operating system and services.
  • Network service programming including tunneling and port forwarding.
  • Git revision control, branching and merging techniques using GitHub.
  • Experience with parallel profiling and debugging
  • Desired Experience

  • Experience automating on-premise deployments
  • Deploying containerized applications on Kubernetes, Docker and Singularity
  • Database experience with SQL and JSON/NoSQL databases, ideally PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • High speed data movement and parallel IO tools and techniques
  • Architecting high performance computing clusters - on cloud and/or on premises
  • Experience deploying parallel file systems (Lustre, BeeGFS/BeeOND, GPFS)
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of cloud resources and design patterns in AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Familiarity with HPC schedulers such as PBS and Slurm.

  • Virtual Office/Business Manager

    Are you an experienced virtual office manager? Do you find new technologies like High Performance Computing (HPC), machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) intriguing? Are you a detail-oriented, self-starter who enjoys coordinating the crucial administrative components at the heart of a technology start-up? If so, you might be interested in a position as a Virtual Office Manager at Parallel Works.

    As Parallel Works Virtual Office Manager, you will have the opportunity to support a technology engineering and sales team in a cross-functional, distributed environment. Parallel Works is a leader in democratizing high performance computing technology to support compute-intensive research across academia, government, and industry. We are advancing our world-class technology platform and looking for a well-organized Virtual Office Manager who enjoys managing key office administration responsibilities from tracking and managing accounts payable/receivable, to designing internal organizational systems and customer and partner relationship documentation, to tracking the financial runway.

    The ideal candidate is an experienced office manager with excellent organizational and communication skills.

    Objectives of this role

  • Ensure peak organizational operations
  • Provide suggestions for preventative measures by identifying issues
  • Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures, measure outcomes against standards, and improve operational flow when possible
  • Coordinate internal and external resources and cultivate relationships with vendors
  • Oversee virtual office interactions, responding to requests and questions
  • Responsibilities

  • Organize, update, and maintain confidential business records including: financial, personnel, insurance, grant management, partner, and customer documentation
  • Provide direct administrative support as needed including scheduling appointments, meetings, and events, booking travel, maintaining filing system, mailing and shipping packages, and updating contact database and employee list
  • Assist in the implementation of employee recruiting processes
  • Provide administrative support for developing and maintaining Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Skills and Qualifications

  • 2+ years of office management experience
  • Strong time-management and people skills, flexibility, and multitasking ability
  • Advanced computer skills and experience with online platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and aptitude to learn new software and systems
  • Experience developing internal systems
  • Ability to handle confidential information

  • Marketing and Sales Executive

    Parallel Works is looking to hire an experienced marketing and sales executive to help drive company branding, name recognition, and sales. In this role, you will be involved in product/market fit analysis, developing marketing strategies, implementing marketing plans, developing sales strategies, generating new customer leads, engaging customers, managing relationships, and closing sales of the Parallel Works platform and services.
    The successful Parallel Works Marketing and Sales Executive, will have strong knowledge of modern marketing techniques, excellent communication skills, and a passion for the Parallel Works mission to accelerate research and innovation with computing.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field.
  • Proven work experience as a Marketing and Sales Executive.
  • Knowledge of modern marketing techniques and the HPC technology landscape.
  • High-level communication and networking skills.
  • Experience using media and social media strategies.
  • A passion for sales.
  • Understanding of commercial trends and marketing strategies.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
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