HPC Systems Engineer SME

RTX

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Herndon, VA

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    Position summary

    critical mission. The HPC Engineer will be involved in various factors with regards to HPC reverse engineering and knowledge with intrusive engineering for foreign adversary High Performance Computing Systems (HPC) abroad. All of the below is critical to the success of the customer and the NightWing mission at large. The candidate must be willing to work in a fast-paced customer environment supporting high profile operational requirements. This individual will assist the organization with specific knowledge and understanding of testing and integration of systems to support current technical operations. The successful candidate must have experience working within teaming environments across the customers spectrum. In addition, the candidate must also manage partner and stakeholder relationships while operating independently with minimal supervision. Extensive Experience in leading large, successful operations in a highly matrixed compartmented organization

    This position requires the applicant to be a U.S. citizen with a TS/SCI w/Poly clearance upon submission of the resume to this position.

    Responsibilities:

    • Must be willing to travel to vendor sites and the National Labs for conference and or special events.

    • Working in secure enclaves and open computing environments on a wide variety of applied areas.

    • Conducting task independently and communicate effectively to team members and customer stakeholders.

    REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Experience performed within a complex system with the interest to the U.S. Government and shareholder communities.

    • Strong Knowledge and experience with High Performance Computing concepts to include cluster architecture file system, and high-speed infiniBand interconnections, experience in HPC technologies such as parallel/distribution file systems (e.g., Lustre, GPFS) along with HPC along with batch schedule software (e.g., PBSPro, SLURM)

    • Knowledge and experience with application/infrastructure deployment and support in one or more of the major cloud environments

    • Ability to brief management on progress and findings associated to the mission needs.

    • Works closely with operational elements executing specific missions, with a particular reference to building partnerships with operational organizations and teams.

    • Strong Linux (PHEL, CentOS) proficiency.

    • Experience using the Linux CLI

    • Developing scripts using Bash | Python.

    • Demonstrated ability to provision and configure HPC environments and components to include job scheduling multi-user login environments, and cluster management software (Bright, OpenHPC, Warewulf, etc.)

    • Experience with systems monitoring tools such as Nagios

    • Strong understanding and experience with systems automation tools (Ansible, Salt, Puppet)

    • Ability to analyze and optimize system performance in high performance computer networks

    • Test tools such as Postman, Selenium, Git, Junit, Cypress, Parasoft Selenic, Katabon, Mabo, TestIM, Functionize, Perfacto, TestCraft, Squish, AutonomIQ

    • Experience with CI/CD strategies and GIT Source Control system

    • Assisting in preparation of documentation and dissemination of research results to the organization

    • Experience working with information security and targeting teams to ensure cybersecurity compliance of multi-user systems

    • Experience with Nvidia CUDA libraries and GPUs

    • Experience with global and parallel file systems, such as BeeGFS

    Education:

    Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM discipline {Science, Technology, Engineering, Math} such as Electrical Computer Engineering. Computer Science, Physics, or a similar technical discipline with 9 plus years with a master's degree, or 4 years with a PHD.

    Desired Qualification:

    IAT Level 1 Certification Required

    Previously part of a leading Fortune 100 company and headquartered in Dulles, VA; Nightwing became independent in 2024 but continues to support the nation's most mission impactful initiatives.

    When we formed Nightwing, we brought a deep set of credentials and an unfaltering commitment to the mission. For over four decades, our team has been providing some of the world's most technically advanced full-spectrum cyber, data operations, systems integration and intelligence support services to the U.S. government on its most important missions.

    At Nightwing, we value collaboration and teamwork. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. Together, we'll leverage our collective expertise to drive innovation, solve complex problems, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

    Thank you for considering joining us as we embark on this new journey and shape the future of cybersecurity and intelligence together as part of the Nightwing team.

    The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.