Applied Insight

  • High Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/31/2018 11:53 AM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.


    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking an experienced HPC Engineer in Springfield, VA to lead the design, deployment, and sustainment of HPC technologies in a large enterprise.


    • Frequent interaction with the customer to ensure current and future requirements needs are adequately addressed by the technical solutions being implemented
    • Assist in application benchmarking in support of application stability and performance 
    • Drive application related performance studies and projects as well as author technical reports and papers related to these efforts 
    • Work with senior leadership to capture key performance data in support of briefings aimed to drive new product introductions and initiatives 


    • Active TS/SCI clearance 
    • Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or equivalent 
    • Knowledge and experience with HPC systems and software 
    • Knowledge and experience with HPC applications running on GPUs 
    • Knowledge and experience with key HPC benchmarks on GPUs (HPL, HPCG) a plus 
    • 3+ years of demonstrated experience with high-end HPC systems and performance analysis/tuning of scalable HPC applications 
    • Experience with multiprocessor HPC hardware architectures, processor capabilities, GPU programming models like OpenACC and CUDA, and parallel programming techniques including detailed knowledge of MPI and OpenMPI 
    • Experience with configuring and analyzing GPUs and GPU-based applications in HPC environments 
    • Experience with HPC software development tools including compilers, debuggers, and performance measurement tools 
    • Proficiency in a high-level programming languages such as C++ and Fortran 
    • Proficiency with the Linux operating systems including scripting 
    • Strong self-driven work ethic and motivation 
    • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
    • Integrity, customer focus, innovation, teamwork, and accountability in daily work 
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, multitasking environment with demanding deadlines 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Mastery in English required 


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