Job Openings


The San Diego Supercomputer Center’s (SDSC) commitment to excellence, individual integrity, mutual respect and trust has resulted in national recognition for both our technological advances and our scientific accomplishments.

SDSC is a place where the rewards of an extraordinary career go hand-in-hand with personal fulfillment.

Overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean on the campus of UC San Diego, SDSC offers one of the most beautiful working environments imaginable. Our university ranks among the top research institutions in the United States, and our work environment promotes continuous learning and personal growth. SDSC's team of computing and science professionals is among the best in the nation at developing technological innovations for research and higher education.


Ranked among the 10 best public universities in the nation, and recognized by the international community for its outstanding achievements in research and development, UC San Diego, home to SDSC, offers one of the most stimulating work environments anywhere. Academic excellence is supported through creative technology and ongoing multidisciplinary collaboration.

As a national leader in computational science and engineering, SDSC houses advanced computing and networking resources, and it conducts research in computing technologies and computational sciences such as biology, chemistry and environmental science.

Best Benefits

SDSC’s stable and stimulating professional growth environment enables its employees to enjoy a balanced and productive lifestyle.

In addition to the numerous opportunities for career growth, we offer a competitive compensation package that includes the following:

  • Tax savings programs
  • Choices for medical, dental and optical programs
  • Excellent retirement programs
  • Life and short/long-term disability insurance
  • Outstanding recreational facilities
  • Innovative training programs
  • Access to on-campus childcare
  • Quality of Work-Life

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Openings


Please follow the instructions at the UC San Diego "How to Apply" webpage for employment procedures.

Software Engineer
Search for Job # 117726
Filing Deadline: 8/3/22

HPC Systems Administrator
Search for Job # 117052
Filing Deadline: Until filled

Internet Traffic Systems Administrator
Search for Job # 116875
Filing Deadline: Until filled

Search for Job # 115142
Filing Deadline: Until filled

HPC Systems Engineer
Search for Job # 114913
Filing Deadline: Until filled

Scientific Software Developer
Search for Job # 114299
Filing Deadline: Until filled

IT Architect 4
Search for Job # 113661 
Filing Deadline: Until filled



Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA)
Assistant/Associate Project Scientitst
Filing Deadline: 9/10/2022

Postdoctoral Scholars

Workflows for Data Science Center of Excellence: Careers



Summer Project Manager (unpaid)
Application deadline: 5/30/22

Summer Developer Internship (unpaid)
Application deadline: 5/30/22

Students can apply for positions in Handshake, and more information on Handshake can be found on TritonLlink.

Descriptions of some current student position openings can be found on the HPC Students page.


There are consistently student internship opportunities among the various departments at SDSC.

If you are interested in applying to internship opportunities, please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Please also review our Groups, Labs, & Projects page and our Services page, and let us know the SDSC projects in which you are most interested.

More information about internships for K-12 and UCSD students, such as the Research Experience for High School Students (REHS) and the Mentor Assistance Program (MAP), can be found on our Internships page.

Halicioglu Data Science Institute

For detailed information about HDSI professorial postings, please visit: HDSI - Jobs.