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Python Developer - Grid/Cloud Workload Management
Batavia, IL, USA

Job Title

Python Developer - Grid/Cloud Workload Management

Job Description

Work with a team of developers, computing services specialists, and scientists to contribute to the development, deployment and support of the workflow/workload management system (GlideinWMS) used by scientists to provision and manage computational resources in Grids, HPC Clusters and Commercial / Community based Cloud service providers.

Support the existing GlideinWMS workflow/workload management system on Girds / Clusters • Design and Python development of the next generation service for GlideinWMS utilization on Cloud products (commercial and community) • Python Code development for enhancements and bug fixes • Provide support to the Scientific operations group & user support of the application suite


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


  • 2-6 years of Python development experience or a CS Master's degree
  • Proficiency in Python and/or C/C++ languages
  • Software development and integration on Linux/UNIX platforms required
  • Experience with supporting applications and users in Linux/UNIX required
  • Experience with distributed systems / networked applications highly desirable
  • Experience with one or more large batch system deployments (HTCondor, PBS/ Torque, Grid Engine) highly desirable
  • Experience with HTML5, XML, JSON, JavaScript highly desirable
  • Excellent analytical skills with regard to distributed computing systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment of scientists and computing professionals
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple assignments in the project

About the Company

Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and operated by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, Fermilab is the country’s top high energy physics research facility. Fermi hosts 1500+ physicists from 38 countries and a 300 person Computing Division. Located on 6800 acres with fishing ponds, jogging/biking trails, cafeteria, Gym, onsite Daycare and even a Fine Arts Program. Outstanding Benefits with 100% Tuition reimbursement through Masters Degree level.

Contact Info

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