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Linux Systems Administrator, TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly, Annapolis Junction, MD


– Maintain the HPC systems 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.
– Provide solutions and implement repair or workarounds when possible, fully documenting steps taken when required.
– Manage software issues for both the system and user applications, submitting and tracking bugs as required.
– Answer customer inquiries concerning system software versions, product lifecycles, new releases, and third-party applications.


– US Citizen, TS/SCI Security Clearance with Full Scope Poly.
– Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent industry experience.
– 10+ years of HPC-related experience, ideally with large-scale High Performance Computing and parallel file system administration and support.
– Strong collaboration skills; works well on a team.
– Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills.
– Flexible, proactive, ability to work with minimal direction in an open and fast-paced environment.
– Experience with configuration management tools.
– Security+ or CISSP certification.
– Understanding of technology areas such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy, DFS and the ability to maintain other Windows core services.
– Strong analytical skills demonstrating the ability to define, collect and analyze data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make logical recommendations.
– Demonstrate day-to-day adherence with change management precepts and practices and is responsible for writing Change Requests and seeking approval.
– Demonstrated experience performing and assisting with equipment specification, setup, problem resolution, network support, etc. related to computer hardware and software; and providing assistance to users.
– Strong knowledge of server virtualization product (VMware, OpenStack).
– Ability to apply DISA STIGs and resolve security vulnerabilities.

Desired Qualifications:

– Strong knowledge of Information Technology Service Management, ITIL preferably.
– Experience working in customer environment.
– Ability to conduct on-the-job training.
– Experience writing and troubleshooting scripts.
– ServiceNow, SolarWinds, Splunk experience.
– Basic knowledge of networking concepts and technologies.
– Working knowledge of at least one scripting language.

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