Software Architect, High Performance Computing

    • Annapolis Junction, MD

Job Description
Join BAE Systems' Intelligence and Security sector and be a part of a team who solves some of the world's most complex technical challenges. We are looking for a High Performance Computing (HPC) Software Architect to join a mission critical program within the intelligence community to collaborate with SME's in key technologies and algorithms to bridge strategic vision to practical realization.

In this role you will:
•Propose and evolve HPC architectural concepts and features and ensure consistency with strategic plans and commercial vendor roadmaps
•Create HPC architecture specifications and establish architectural requirements and draft associated acquisition language for SOWs or TTOs
•Deliver documentation of architectures
•Develop /modify/evaluate/verify functional architecture models using SST simulation framework
•Evaluate Advanced Technology Initiatives and their applicability to solving specific algorithms of interest

Who You Are:
•Highly analytical capable of digging deep into complex systems and impact to enterprise and mission
•Energized when faced with complex technical challenges and diligently work to identify creative solutions.
•Ability to perform high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
•Ability to plan and prioritize tasks to successfully meet/exceed customer expectations.

Required Skills and Education

•20+ years experience supporting software engineering programs demonstrating an ability to plan and lead efforts
•3+ years writing scripts with Bash/Python
•3+ years experience with Unix command line and performing Unix system administration including installation, configuration, and support of COTS/GOTS software and supporting large Unix HPC clusters
•1 year hands on experience with containerization and container orchestration technologies
•3+ years software architecture /engineering in the design, code development, and debugging in C/C++/Python
•Familiar with library specifications like MPI, computational accelerators like FPGAs, network communications such as IP and InfiniBand

Preferred Skills and Education
•Configuration Management experience including versioning and automated build tools
•Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence)

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. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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