General Dynamics Mission Systems HPC Custom Application Integration Engineer in Ft Meade, Maryland

Basic Qualifications

Basic Skills and Experience:

  • Experience installing and maintaining Data Analytics frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, Accumulo, Kafka, NiFi, Elasticsearch, and Kibana

  • Experience building and maintaining applications dependent on Data Analytics frameworks

  • Experience troubleshooting and maintaining Linux systems and running Docker containers

  • Experience building service-oriented containerized applications

  • Experience deploying containerized applications using orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience.

Clearance Requirements:Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for anHPC Customer Application Integration Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

TheHPC Customer Application Integration Engineer will assist customer mission partners in diagnosing and fixing legacy application problems, including helping recover from network and power outages, diagnosing and fixing data flow issues, correcting software and hardware misconfigurations, providing targeted software upgrades, and the like. In parallel with this day-to-day assistance, the candidate will actively assist mission partners in migrating legacy deployments into containerized, service-based deployments suitable for deployment using modern orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes.

The chosen individual will work on a small agile team, performing primary development in an unclassified environment but doing primary customer support in a classified environment.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Experience using “infrastructure as code” tools such as Ansible or SaltStack for automating installation and troubleshooting steps

  • Experience with tool suites supporting agile CI/CD workflows, such as GitLab, Jenkins or the Atlassian Tool Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bit Bucket, Crucible)

  • Experience tuning InfiniBand and Ethernet network performance

  • Experience performance tuning and profiling parallel and distributed file systems (Spectrum Scale, Lustre, HDFS, Ceph)

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.


Job LocationUSA-MD-Ft Meade

Required ClearanceTS/SCI with Polygraph


Employment TypeFull Time

Hiring CompanyGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems