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SAIC Sr Systems Engineer - HPC Data Center in ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Maryland


This High Performance Computing systems engineer will work closely with Government Technical Directors to provide software and systems engineering support to drive innovation and efficiencies throughout the CASA ecosystem.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating new products, methodologies, and agency policies to continually improve data center services while reducing cost and customer turn-around

  • Evaluating and determining future Software Defined Network solutions

  • Driving automation across data centers and driving change through automation

  • Working on architecture documents to forge new milestones to keep data center offerings relevant

  • Actively participate in future roadmap decisions for storage, network, HPC, and server support

  • Providing assistance, as needed, to engineering teams to resolve tomorrow’s HPC technology challenges

  • Designing, documenting, and leading network modernization as the data centers continue to retire spanning tree and adopt the more flexible spine/leaf architecture

  • Analysis of issues, including capacity planning for HPC-specific solutions such as Lustre fabric and high-speed networks

  • With networks, firewalls, and HPC network requirements all being in different organizations, driving continuity among the teams and array of devices

  • Working with Lustre Interconnects Team to make continual refinements as the high-speed storage fabric grows to multiple data centers within each campus

  • Performing network architecture and design

  • Providing strategic planning

  • Partner with SPD Architects to design the next-generation SPD high-speed and low-speed TCP networks


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 20 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.

Needed skills:

  • Ability to write Ansible, Python, and other scripting languages

  • Ability to think holistically

  • Self-starting individual

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

REQNUMBER: 2011843

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability