• HPC Data Center Engineer

    Location US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/13/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Network and Storage Subject Matter Expert (SME)  to join our team in the  Annapolis Junction, MD area. The Network and Storage SME will provide subject matter expertise for specialized network and storage integration support.




    • Evaluating new products, methodologies, and agency policies to continually improve data center services while reducing cost and customer turn-around
    • Working on architecture documents to forge new milestones to allow data center offerings stay relevant
    • Actively participate in future roadmap decisions for storage, network, HPC, and server support
    • Analyzing issues, including capacity planning for HPC-specific solutions such as Lustre fabric and high-speed networks
    • Providing assistance, as needed, to engineering teams to resolve tomorrow's HPC technology challenges
    • Designing, documenting, and leading network modernization as the data centers continue to retire spanning tree and adopt the more flexible spine/leaf architecture
    • Evaluating and determining future Software Defined Network Solutions
    • With network, firewalls, and HPC Network requirements all being in different organizations, driving continuity among the teams and array of devices
    • Working with Lustre Interconnects Team to make continual refinements as the high-speed storage fabric grows to multiple data centers within each campus
    • Driving automation cross the three data centers


     *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Fifteen (15) years' systems engineering experience supporting customer programs
    • Bachelor’s degree in  Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related discipline 
      • A Master's degree or PhD in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two years of experience

    Required Capabilities:

    • Ability to write Ansible, Python, and other scripting languages
    • Network architecture and design
    • Strategic planning
    • Ability to think holistically
    • Ability to partner with SPD Architects to design the next-generation SPD high-speed and low-speed TCP networks



    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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