C++ HPC Software Engineer

Oakton, VA 22124

Posted: 07/21/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 13441
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a C++ HPC Software Engineer to join our team at our client s site in Oakton, Virginia.

Bachelor s degree in software engineering or a related technical field, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience;

or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.


  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise using C++ in a Linux environment
  • Experience with parallel, high performance computing, using multi-threaded programming techniques
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns, data structures, algorithms, CPU issues, I/O issues, and bottlenecks
  • Experience and desire to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Attention to software quality

***Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred. Candidates holding Secret clearance with Top Secret eligibility will be considered. 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, U.S. citizenship is required.

We are looking for a resourceful, flexible, highly-motivated team player to help support and improve a successful, mission-critical program supporting national security with leading-edge high performance computing technologies. The position provides an opportunity to develop cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation s fundamental defense services. Our employees work closely with respected clients to develop solutions that allow our clients to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

This challenging and interesting position is a chance to participate in the development and operation of a state-of-the-art custom-built Big Data system and join a long-lived, stable program (ongoing for 28 years) consisting of a team of exceptional high-quality individuals using defined Agile software principles and practices.

The selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software solutions
  • Participate in internal reviews of software components and systems
  • Be responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity


  • C++ 11/ 14/ 17 Language
  • Ruby Language
  • Other scripting languages
  • Automated testing
  • Agile development

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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