HITS-U HPCMP Chief Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

REQ#: RQ66669

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline
  • Qualifications:
  • Experience with operating systems and HPC workloads.
  • Knowledgeable in C/C++, Fortran, VMware, Java, Unix, Red Hat Linux scripting, and configuration management tools.
  • Performance tuning and scaling of HPC workloads required; profiling and optimization is must-have.
  • Serve as advisor and make recommendations on architectural decisions technological advancements of Government program.
  • Demonstrated ability to track and forecast technology trends and/ or resource utilizations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to communicate with equipment vendors who can provide necessary resources for modernizations.
  • Familiarity with DoD software engineering practices and standards
  • Fluency with DoD software security standards and compliance measures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on experience leading software development teams in a mission-critical, DoD environment. 
  • Provides technical guidance
  • Participates in architectural designs
  • Assist with designing and evaluating new features and capabilities
  • Eager to explore new technologies, and develop new skills to advance the organizational software development capabilities
  • Experience with containerization solutions (Docker, Kubernetes, Singularity)
  • Ensures an intentional design is implemented which supports development, delivery and deployment of capabilities into operations on multiple environments
  • Create and maintain the software development lifecycle artifacts, processes, and workflows, ensuring alignment with the HPCMP mission and technology priorities.
  • Develop and submit high level architectural artifacts, schedules, roadmaps, and deliverables for the technical staff and enterprise
  • Develop strategy of system and design infrastructure necessary to support that strategy.
  • Advise management on system design and performance considerations, including development of alternative approaches.
  • Establish requirements, design specifications, timelines, and integration path for projects
  • Identify systems and/or applications that will improve center functions/processes
  • Integration of new technologies
  • Provide and exercise comparative selection criteria for new technology selection
  • Develop and implement integration plan for new technology software components
  • Develop and implement test plans
  • Oversee the installation and configuration of the new technology
  • Coordinate user Pioneer/early access programs for new software technology components


  • DoD Top Secret

  • 10+ years of applicable multidisciplinary technical experience with R&D, architecture, systems engineering, and software development within an HPC environment

  • Bachelors degree in a STEM discipline.  Advanced degree preferred

Remote (Travel to site approximately once a month)

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.

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