Required Qualifications: BS in Computer Science or engineering-related field. A minimum of 5 years hands-on experience installing software and hardware related to High Performance Computing. Must have experience managing systems running various Windows and Linux Operating Systems. Must have experience with heterogeneous platform integration and networking. Must have prior experience compiling custom kernels, integrating non-standard hardware, and installing custom software applications. Must have excellent organizational skills for prioritizing and tracking multiple ongoing projects.
Desired Qualifications: At least 10 years hands-on experience managing UNIX/Linux systems. In-depth technical understanding of Monte Carlo Simulations, parallel computational workloads, and distributed file systems. Experience with authenticating mixed Operating Systems (Linux/Windows) and understanding group policies within an active directory enclave. Thorough knowledge of NISPOM chapter 8 and other related DoD IT security directives. Experience working in and managing IT systems in a classified environment. Experience with installation and configuration of HPC job management and scheduling software such as Condor, Sun Grid Engine, or similar technology.
Special Working Conditions: Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. Facility downtime must be scheduled outside of normal working hours; therefore some amount of work must be performed in early mornings, evenings or weekends.
Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.