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Job #: R-00123783
Location: Stennis Space Center, MS
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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Leidos is looking for a Senior Software Engineer/Developer to join the Navy DSRC team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP).  This is a preferred on-site position; however, Leidos will consider a virtual position if the candidate has easy access (I hour or less drive time) to a SDREN connection.  For example, the candidate can live within an hour drive to the Army Research Laboratory DSRC, Aberdeen Maryland; Air Force Research Laboratory DSRC, Dayton, OH; or the Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS.

The successful candidate will support the development, testing, and deployment of reporting and analysis tools for examination of job utilization data on high performance computers. Additional responsibilities are outlined below.

Flexibility in approach to finding solutions is essential, as well as the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities and learn new technologies quickly. Occasional off-hours activity will be required to perform updates and take part in service restoration efforts.

Position Requires a Secret Clearance to be considered.


  • Complies with software requirements and requests from the customer regarding workload management, including validation, scheduling policies, and post-run processing (mainly accounting).

  • Preforms installation, testing and support for COTS, GOTS, and open-source software on high performance computing platforms as well as local infrastructure systems (when applicable) for the Navy DSRC.

  • Provides hands-on support and administration of Workload Management Batch Job Schedulers such as Altair PBS Pro, SchedMD SLURM, with a potential to expand to other products.

  • Correctly forecast and express resource limitations and provide recommendations for increasing the efficiency of our resources through proper scheduling and load balancing techniques.

  • Provide after-hours support and respond to emergency situations and resolve problems.

  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Responsible for the successful design, support, and integration of HPC clusters (computation, storage and infrastructure), software, scheduling, and research applications in order to meet the computational needs of DoD scientists.

  • Participates in the installation, integration, acceptance testing, and on-going maintenance of our HPC systems and software environment.

  • Installing, upgrading, and supporting Batch Job Schedulers.

  • Maintain and/or develop software code that is used to report Job Accounting on HPC systems to the HPCMP.

  • Fielding and processing issues from peers, users, or management. (would include articulating issues to third-party services and working through a problem through text.)

  • Enhancement and automation of managed software - Develop, install, and maintain requested software. This may extend beyond workload management software, including file/data profiling (archive scraping), text transposing/linters, and interactive processing scripts.


High School and 9 years or more experience; OR Associate degree and 7 years or more experience; OR Bachelors and 5 years or more experience; OR Masters and 3 years or more experience; OR PhD or JD and 0 years or more experience; Must be a US Citizen.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, or Linux variants operating systems (OS)


  • InfiniBand (IB), Intel Omni-Path interconnects.
  • Portable Batch System (PBS), Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management
  • (SLURM), or IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility (LSF) schedulers.
  • Intel Xeon, AMD EPYC, or ARM CPUs.
  • Nvidia graphic processing units (GPU)s
  • ITIL Foundations

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit

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