HPC Hardware Architect

Ameri-Force | Rome, NY

Posted Date 11/10/2019
  • The HPC Hardware Architect will participate with others in an architecture planning team.
  • Requirements to architecture planning and execution of commercial and custom commercial High Performance Computing (HPC) systems (Supercomputers).
  • Systems pathfinding.
  • Performance analysis.
  • HPC-facing network structure, technology, features, and performance.
  • Specification of interconnected fabric topology, technology, features, and performance.
  • Specification of storage hierarchy, capacity, technology, and performance.
  • Specification of memory hierarchy, capacity, technology, and performance.
  • Specification of CPU instruction set, concurrency, features, performance.
  • Power/energy planning and optimization.
  • Fault tolerance and fault recovery approaches.
  • Manufacturability, reliability, availability, serviceability.
  • Lifecycle cost analysis.

Job Requirements:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance.
  • Experience in a High Performance Computing environment and a demonstrated understanding of HPC architecture
  • Very strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Very strong knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Very strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Recognizes various architectural patterns and applies them appropriately
  • Very strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Very strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to get buy-in on concepts and ideas
  • Effective in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective
  • Very strong ability to clearly report information relevant to sound systems engineering design
  • Very strong understanding of basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls

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