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High Performance Computing Systems Engineer

Springfield, VA 22150
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Required Qualifications:
  • TS/SCI Clearance (with a current SSBI favorably adjudicated within the last 5 years)
  • Masters degree in Computational Mathematics + 18 years of experience or PhD in Computational Mathematics + 10 years of experience in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, computational chemistry or related STEM degree program
  • Demonstrated experience with HPC management including current knowledge of HPC technology and applications in SSA community, recent experience in obtaining ATO for HPC systems
  • Demonstrated experience implementing Multi-Level Security (MLS) requirements that meet all CAP/SAP security (physical and cyber) requirements, high performance astrophysics based capacity, high performance visualization compute capacity, private controlled cloud solution, and AI high performance compute and store
  • Experience dealing with data and data sources that exist at multiple classification levels and integrate that data with computational processes that will generate additional data at multiple classification levels in an MLS environment
  • Experience employing security controls to protect assets, missions and data from SECRET to TS/CAP/SAP levels
  • Experience protecting data and implementing controls such as continuous monitoring (CONMON), Mandatory Access Control (MAC), Discretionary Access Control (DAC), Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC), Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Risk-Based Access Control (RiBAC), PKI, Single Sign-On (SSO) across the MLS system in the CAP/SAP environment, encryption-at-rest, encryption-at-motion
  • Experience with implementing NSA approved Cross Domain Solutions for services
  • Demonstrated experience to employ analytics and quantifiable, physics based metric models to plan collection based on intelligence question satisfaction in a timely manner
  • Experience with data fusion models that assess confidence in data accumulated and aggregated across multiple modalities and domains
  • Demonstrated experience supporting NRO/SAO or AF SPO, CAP/SAP architecture

Desired Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience with the following standards:
    • ANSI/EIA 632: Processes for Engineering Systems
    • IEEE 1220: Standard for Application and Management of Systems Engineering
    • IEEE 24765: 2017 Systems and Software Engineering Vocabulary
    • ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207: 2017 Systems and Software Engineering Software Life Cycle Processes
    • ISO/IEC 15288: Systems Engineering System Life Cycle Processes


Systems Engineer - Expert Level


The High Performance Compute (HPC) Systems Engineer employs a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, reliability, resiliency, services development, research & development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across CAP/SAP architectures in the NSG, and the DoD/IC to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. Candidates will be required to sign additional NDAs and provide proof of OCI for performance in the PMO programs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Define and lead studies to evaluate innovative concepts and revolutionary technologies for application to K Program Management Office (KPMO) HPC requirements
  • Assist KPMO in updates to the Portfolio Management Plan (PfMP) and Program Management Plans (PMPs)
  • Determine state of the art, operational or technical feasibility to meet KPMO requirements for HPC
  • Identify and create plans to drive HPC technology optimization within KPMO
  • Prepare and review Request for Information (RFI) responses to identify innovative and new HPC technologies to prototype and transition into the KPMO program
  • Participate as advisor in demonstrations, prototype efforts, technology risk mitigations and source selection activities
  • Define repeatable processes and procedures for transitioning new HPC, commodity and cloud compute technologies and integrating new applications into KPMO infrastructure
  • Document agreements with mission partners (Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs))
  • Identify risks to HPC infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance, prepare and maintain a dependency matrix and provide recommendations for mitigation planning
  • Create strategic HPC infrastructure roadmaps which integrate into the KPMO enterprise roadmaps to resolve potential HPC gaps and manage costs
  • Provide cross-domain integration of HPC infrastructure with mission partners and industry performers to ensure successful implementation of KPMO technology programs
  • Create and maintain standards and specifications for HPC systems
  • Provide baseline requirements (RFC) support to include the full breadth of NGA and Joint Mission Partner requirements coordination meetings and initiatives to transition HPC capabilities to KPMO HPC systems and R&D capabilities to KPMO operations
  • Develop KPMO CONOPs for integrating new R&D and HPC technologies into overall KPMO systems to accommodate new data sources
  • Collaborate with end users to create use cases for individual KPMO projects at multiple security levels
  • Develop test plans to demonstrate implementation of multi-level security networks and systems, cyber security protection activities and identify and implement opportunities for improvement
  • Assist the KPMO programs in correctly demonstrating information security-related tools and integrating them into the KPMO infrastructure as directed
  • Assist in the evaluation of proposed industry solutions including program reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, etc.)
  • Have the ability to define and implement interfaces to multiple external applications facilitating construction and refinement of SSA and Space collections requests across orbital regimes


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