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HPC System Engineer

Requisition ID: R10059028

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is one of the industry leaders in Stealth Technology. As such, we are involved in all phases of development, production, and maintenance of Low Observable (LO) platforms. We are currently looking for experienced Low Observable / Survivability staff to work on a variety of challenging projects. One area where we are in the need of talent is in HPC Systems Engineering.

As a HPC System Engineer you will perform tasks that include:

  • Perform system administration tasks
  • Monitor and report HPC system health/metrics. Identify performance bottlenecks. Modify system wide parameters to improve performance. Evaluate effects of those changes. Gather data and report finding to senior HPC engineers.
  • Perform HPC technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk evaluation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses.
  • Manage HPC system life cycle: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal.
  • Assist software developers to install, fine-tune, and debug software.
  • Manage/Assist technical users running analysis on HPC systems.
  • Collaborate with Security and follow its guideline to design and implement cybersecurity solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Working experience with C, C++, Fortran, and Python programming languages
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain DoD 8570 (Security+) certification
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance as condition of continued employment
  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs
  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux OS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of science degree in Computer engineering, computer science, or system engineering discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Good written and verbal communication, mentoring experience, and good interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience working with clusters or supercomputers.
  • Hands-on experience HPC hardware diagnostic and repair
  • Experience with Software compilation process (compilers, GNU Make, CMake…etc)
  • Familiar with cybersecurity requirements and methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of JSIG and STIG.

Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.