BAE Systems

Senior HPC Engineer

3+ months agoAnnapolis Junction, MD

Job Description
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BAE Systems, a global defense, aerospace and security company employing more than 88,200 people worldwide, with wide-ranging products and services covering air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services. BAE Systems, Inc. is a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, well positioned to support customers in what is the world's largest defense market is HIRING NOW!

We are seeking to hire a Senior HPC Engineer to support a new program and exciting program.

In this role, candidates will create and maintain operations of site reliability engineering (SRE) efforts on multi-user High Performance Computing (HPC) systems using a variety of configuration management, IT monitoring, and automation tools within a Linux environment (RedHat, CentOS). Candidates will work to create a new Nagios Alerting Database, new SRE Database, and develop an effective consistent SRE automation protocol.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Candidates are preferred to have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, and have ten (10) years of demonstrable experience in High Performance Computing systems administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise.

  • Candidates will have experience and/or exposure with automation tools including: Puppet, Salt, Ansible, and Chef.
  • Candidates shall also have experience with scripting in Bash, Python and/or Perl. Candidates will have experience or exposure to XFS/ZFS File Systems and NFS/Block Storage FS Sharing; SSH, TMUX, PDSH, CLUSH system access; VI, EMACS, AWK/SES, CRON system editing; and Nagios, Ganglia, SNMP information technology monitoring systems.
IAT Level II Certification Required. Candidates without required certification will not be considered

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats.

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