HPC Linux Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Advanced Data Visualization Techniques

Automation Tools

Scripting Languages

REQ#: RQ147913
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a High Performance Compute Linux Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a High Performance Compute Linux Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on TS/SCI cleared High Performance Compute Linux Engineer

joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.


This position supports the Geospatial Services & Solutions business area to provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions to the customer. As part of the GSS Team the HPC Linux Engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment.

The Engineer is an active participant in SAFe and Scrum development teams and meetings.


  • Work with others across our team supporting HPC and clustered computing services to analysts and stakeholders who process large data sets and / or develop code as part of their projects.
  • Perform pend user support for users of HPC and clustered compute services.
  • Deploy, manage and implement automated tooling and monitoring solutions to minimize day-to-day maintenance and automate job queuing.
  • Present information using data visualization techniques, and other reporting mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with engineering and product development teams.


Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience and Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a Linux environment
  • Experience using configuration management and automation tools suck as Git, Jenkins, Ansbile, Salt, or Puppet
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language such as Python or Bash
  • Experience building containers and with Docker, Singularity, or other application containerization technologies.
  • Experience performing troubleshooting and system administration with Linux servers.
  • Experience with workload managers, and GPU computing
  • Understanding of data storage devices and technologies (e.g., Pure, VAST, NetApp)
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised.
  • Experience with deploying to on prem/data center infrastructure.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly

Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience working with or within the Intelligence Community or a military intelligence unit
  • Understanding of access management and security groups (i.e. IAM, S3 bucket, SSH, VPN, etc.)

Location: Springfield, VA

US Citizenship Required

● 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
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



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.