For the Long Haul

What does Research Software Engineering mean at a National Lab, and how is rock climbing like programming?

Posted by @vsoch · 1 min read

21 January 2021

Greg Becker is a Computer Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, where he supports both open source developers and researchers in the lab. Have you heard of spack? You might have interacted with him at a conference or on GitHub. Is he a Research Software Engineer? Does the definition of a Research Software Engineer rely on having a strong need for RSEs? How does programming relate to rock climbing? Listen to this week’s episode to find out!

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