Senior Network Engineer in High Performance Computing

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Boulder, Colorado

REQ#: RQ57883

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.

The NOAA Research and Development High Performance Computing System (RDHPCS) Program is expanding to utilize additional network engineers to update and expand the robust and reliable network environment across multiple NOAA sites in support of scientific weather and climate workflows. This position will be responsible for the design, architecture, deployment, and support of a multi-site network environment.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design, and managing the installation and support of network communications, including HPC scale LAN systems.
  • Working on complex problems where analysis of the situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Planning large-scale systems projects through vendor comparison and cost studies.
  • Monitoring and responding to complex technical control HPC communication problems utilizing a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques.
  • Providing primary interface with vendor support service groups, and providing internal analysis and support to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Support systems administrators to troubleshoot user runtime issues.
  • Monitor, tune, and manage high speed network resources
  • Assist users in optimizing workflows within the multi-site network environment

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years' experience in a computer/scientific field
  • Familiarity in all phases of HPC/LAN administration
  • Experience working in a 24X7 operational environment
  • Experience with Linux-based systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years' experience in a computer/scientific field
  • Extensive knowledge of HPC/LAN communications hardware/software in a multi-protocol environment and network management software.
  • Experience with HPC environments, including LAN routers, switches, firewalls from vendors such as Juniper, Dell, Cisco, Brocade
  • Experience with HPC-related networks and monitoring tools, such as high speed networks (25, 40, and 100 GbE), Perfsonar, SNMP, Zabbix, Infiniband
  • Experience with weather or climate scientific applications


Autonomy, career mobility, challenging work, and team environment


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