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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
BAE Systems under the High-Performance Computing Modernization Program Integrated Technical Services Contract II (HITS-U II) directly supports the DoD's High-Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) mission. We deliver world-class commercial, high-end, high-performance computational capabilities to the Department of Defense's (DoD's) Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) community at the DoD Supercomputing Resource Centers (DSRCs).

Currently we are seeking an Applications Analyst or Programming Analyst to support the Army Research Lab (ARL) DSRC located at the Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland. The selected Analyst will provide a high degree of technical support and professionalism to the research communities of the ARL DSRC. This includes, but is not limited to, helping researchers debug code, suggest areas of optimization within code, and job submission procedures to successfully meet their High-Performance Computing (HPC) research requirements. Respond to complaints, requests, troubleshooting, etc.

The selected candidate should also be able to diagnose and resolve computational technical problems which are most often of a complex nature, associated with computer hardware and software. Utilize a wide variety of skills and software tools regarding computing on large-scale systems: not limited to but including scripting and automation, network distributed services, storage and backup, and software problem diagnosis and resolution. Install, configure, maintain, and support computer software (COTS, GOTS, and open source), which may include network environments or software upgrades in accordance with specifications, and perform testing as required. Develop and maintain documentation, including configuration changes, as needed. This position also assists in the implementation of new technology both on Supercomputers, HPC Clusters and in the infrastructure, machines used to maintain the clusters.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Skills: Ability to get a DoD Secret Level Clearance. Must have an active interim or active Secret to start.
Bachelor, Master, or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, or Related Field Preferred but not required

A successful candidate should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and work well in teams. Flexibility in approach to finding solutions, the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities and learn new technologies quickly.

  • Knowledge and experience with the Linux Operating Systems, preferably on a large scale (100+ servers) environment (Cray, IBM, HPE,...).
  • Experience with High-performance storage and clustered filesystems (e.g. GPFS, Lustre)
  • Experience with Singularity a plus
  • Knowledge of HPC scheduling Software such as either SLURM, PBS, LSF, or Condor
  • Knowledge of HPC Parallel libraries (MPI, OpenMP)
  • Experience with High-performance computer interconnects (e.g. 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet, InfiniBand)
  • Fluency in one or more programming languages a plus (e.g. C, Fortran, Python, PERL)
  • Must know at least one scripting language such as Bash, Csh, Ksh, ...

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor, Master, or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, or Related Field Preferred but not required
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Some archival storage knowledge a plus.
  • Some knowledge of GPGPUs a plus.
  • Ability to perform benchmarks for both cluster hardware and software performance a plus.
  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) frameworks a plus.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), 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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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