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Sr. HPCS Computer Systems Analyst

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Job ID: 213871
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Geo Info Systems
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/ Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) requires contract support for scientific computing operations, computational Analysis, tool development, knowledge and Program management activities, system services, digital production, and advanced data analytics.  These areas enable MSIC to produce scientific and technical intelligence (S&TI) assessments of foreign ground-based air defense missiles, ballistic missiles, ballistic missile defense systems, anti-tank guided missiles, anti-satellite and directed energy weapons, as well as their associated command, control, communications, and computer (C4) systems. 

SAIC, in support of DIA / MSIC – will provided support to the Scientific Computer Operations, Analysis, and Applications (SCOAA) contract in order to assist in the delivery of High Performance Computer Services (HPCS) for SCOAA.  These services will include Systems Support, day-to-day operations support, workflow management, and maintence support including PM’s, Updates, patch management, etc.  DIA, SCOAA, SAIC Team, is looking for a recognized leader / self-starter that can understand the mission and goals of this role and deliver timely support to our customer.  Having knowledge and experience in a HPCS environment or centers, resource knowledge, and a well-grounded understanding of multiple tools and technologies within the HPCS arena is necessary.


The Senior HPCS Computer Systems Analyst is SAIC’s primary point for systems support pertaining to the SCOAA contract.  The Sr. HPCS Computer Systems Analyst is responsible for successful delivery of the user support to our customer.   Must have demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and services.



  • Perform day-to-day operations and system administration of the HPCS.  Administer and monitor the overall HPCS systems operation as well as configure and monitor a batch job scheduler and distributed resource manager.
  • Provide users of the HPCS with technical support.
  • Perform day-to-day operations and system administration of all MSIC backup and storage management systems.
  • Provide an annual modernization proposal for technological improvements to the HPCS.
  • Provide maintenance for the system software and hardware
  • Provide support for both preventive and remedial maintenance of system hardware and maintaining equipment in good operating order.
  • Provide on-site remedial maintenance support of system hardware during the principal period of maintenance.
  • Provide on-call remedial maintenance outside of the principal period of maintenance.
  • Provide parts, tools, and test equipment required to perform remedial and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform preventive maintenance at a time other than during the Government’s normal working hours.
  • Be responsible for relocation of the system equipment hardware in coordination with the Government.
  • Provide research and development support to the SLAMMER software tool and its current and future associated COTS and GOTS software and tools.



Minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree or ten (10) years or more of related experience, with five (5) years of concurrent experience in the required skills below. We are looking for someone with progressive enterprise operations experience.

  • Directly configuring and administering a large (Greater than 500 nodes) Linus operating system based High Performance computing cluster.
  • Directly configuring and administering computers and operating systems
  • Directly configuring and administering Cisco Networking equipment in a high performance-computing cluster.
  • Directly configuring and administering TOQUE/Moab (batch scheduler software) in a HPC environment using multiple queues.
  • Writing scripts in Perl, Python, and Bourne shell scripting languages that directly support administration of HPC clusters.
  • Directly configuring and administering NetApp Storage Devices running Data OnTap.
  • Successfully installing and configuring both the MPICH and Open MPI implementation of a Message Passing Interface (MPI) software infrastructure in a Linux operating system based HPC cluster.
  • Also utilizing both the FORTRAN and C programing Language and have experience installing and configuring compilers and successfully compiling code written in these two languages.
  • Active TS Security Clearance


  • BS degree or a Technical degree
  • Certification recognizing your experience, skills and talents.


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