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Linux High Performance Computing System Administrator, TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly, Annapolis Junction, MD

We are looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to provide system management, daily monitoring and optimization. You will provide technical leadership and execution, and support mission-critical customers, providing pre-installation configuration, on-site integration, administration, and customer enablement of computing solutions. This position requires a current, active US Federal TS/SCI with full scope polygraph clearance. US Citizenship required.


– Work as an active member of the account team, interacting with the Service Delivery Manager, Sales, the customer, and site staff.
– Answer customer inquiries concerning system software versions, product lifecycles, new releases, and third-party applications.
– Maintain the Linux system availability to the customer, but also create and document site procedures, system diagrams, and other configuration or support documents.
– Maintain system software and firmware revisions, including patches, updates, and OS upgrades.
– Solve system hardware, software, and third-party software issues, and provide detailed and thoughtful analysis of problem and solution.
– Gather data, perform analysis, and escalate problems to higher-level product support groups and appropriate management when necessary to ensure timely resolution of system or customer issues.
– Implement solutions, repairs and workarounds, fully documenting steps taken when required.
– Document and share troubleshooting techniques, new ideas, and utilities to help develop and grow organizational knowledge.
– Manage software issues for both the system and user applications, submitting and tracking bugs as required.


– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area of study or equivalent work experience.
– 10+ years of HPC-related experience, ideally with large-scale HPC and parallel file system administration and support.
– TS/SCI with full scope polygraph clearance required.
– Linux operating systems (RHEL or SLES), workload management systems, parallel file systems, networking and security.
– Technical skills to investigate and resolve complex problems.
– Direct experience and demonstrated proficiency with multiple programming and scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python, C, FORTRAN, etc.) preferred.
– Ability to maintain system software, utilizing debugging tools for problem isolation; will perform software builds, software upgrades, and patch installation as needed.
– Possess the organizational and analytical skills needed to effectively isolate both hardware and software problems and drive solutions through to conclusion.
– Able to clearly document processes and procedures with a focus toward mentoring and knowledge sharing.

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