HPC Applications Analyst Associate

Clearance Level
Software Development
Huntsville, Alabama
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

C (Programming Language)

Problem Solving

Software Development

REQ#: RQ146497
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

HPC Applications Analyst Associate

Transform technology into opportunity as an HPC Applications Analyst Associate with GDIT.  A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most.  At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.  As an HPC Applications Analyst Associate you will be part of the high-performance computing (HPC) group, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.  Our work depends on HPC Applications Analyst joining our team to provide software installation and user support for the Alabama Supercomputer Authority (ASA) in beautiful Huntsville, Alabama.  You will have an impact in supporting ASA in providing high-performance computing to public schools, public universities, and research centers around the state of Alabama.


  •  Software installation and user support are the primary job duties.
  •  The applicant will receive training on the other technologies mentioned below.
  •  Software installation using compilers, make, cmake, Spack, Anaconda, etc.
  •  Installing packages in R, Ruby, and Perl.
  •  Installing software via Apptainer/Singularity.
  •  Writing LMOD module files.
  •  Writing documentation.
  •  Answering user help questions on Linux, HPC use, and software use.
  •  Automating tasks in scripting languages such as bash or Python.
  •  Testing software during installation and operating system updates.
  •  Helping with maintenance shutdown activities.


  • Education: AA/AS/BA/BS or equivalent certification/experience, 0-2 years’ experience.
  • A fundamental understanding of computer architecture (i.e. processor, memory, hard drive, operating system)
  • A basic understanding of software architecture (i.e. data structures, algorithms, object-oriented programming)
  • A basic understanding of computer security.
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to work independently or with a group.
  • The ability to write simple technical documentation (i.e. took an English class).
  • US Citizenship Required.
  • Occasional travel.

Other optional skills

  • Experience with any scripting language is a plus, but not required.  (i.e. Python, Bash, MATLAB, Mathematica)
  • Any experience using a high-performance computing system is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience using Linux is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience or training on databases is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience doing computer technical support is a plus, but not required.


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home.
  • 401K with company match.
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages.
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

0 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT 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, or any other protected class.