BAE Systems Senior Lead HPC Engineer with Clearance in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Job Description

BAE Systems is searching for a Lead HPC Engineer that works with Program Directors, Test Engineers, HPC System Architects as a joint team to understand customer needs and gather, develop, and refine high-level requirements for HPC capabilities, developments, studies and acquisitions. As systems and capabilities are designed, developed and delivered, the selectee will be a critical team member, providing stewardship of customer requirements, and along with Project Directors ensure that project activities are consistent with customer requirements and address all appropriate risks. Active participation in conception, design, engineering, test and delivery activities will be crucial to the success of both the selectee and HPCS efforts.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education


understand organizational needs

guide the development of Agile practices for the benefit of the practitioners

achieve transparency of management

implement mechanisms within tools (Atlassian / Jira) to achieve results

Coordinates most of the inputs and outputs required for an agile program

Own cross-team coordination

Drives the agile ceremonies of Sprint Kickoff, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives

Optimizing the velocity of delivery

Acting as an Agile Coach for the large organization

Helping the team adopt and own agile practices throughout the product life cycle

o Story point estimation

o Sprint Planning

o Continuous delivery

Defining the project and software development processes for the organization


Organize activities needed to successfully execute the development processes.

Gather and report metrics on project development activities.


deep understanding and ability to apply Agile methodologies

knowledge of SCRUM is important, but familiarity with other Agile approaches is highly desired

ability to work within and apply multiple Agile approaches simultaneously

the candidate must be flexible to meet the needs of the practitioners

practical knowledge of Atlassian tool suite, including Jira, Confluence, etc.

Preferred Skills and Education

Experience with HPC programming applications to include ZooKeeper, Kafka, Apache NiFi, Apache Mesos, InfiniBand interconnect, GPFS, and GPU/CUDA programming is desired.

ZooKeeper cluster configuration and deployment Experience with Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, and Elasticsearch

Experienced with FOSS monitoring and metrics tool suites (e.g., Ganglia, Nagios, OpenTSDB, and Grafana)

Docker Container VM creation

Experience with analytical algorithm design/data science

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Senior Lead HPC Engineer with Clearance


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