Linux Systems Administrator, MD_Gunpowder

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Gunpowder MD US 21010


Job Description:

Leidos is on the search for a Linux Systems Administrator to support the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing (HPC) Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) DoD Supercomputing Resource Center (DSRC) located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Can you maintain operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. You will be asked to set up administrator and service accounts, maintain system documentation, tune system performance, install system wide software and allocate mass storage space. Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinate installation and provide backup recovery to existing HPC systems. You will also need to be able to develop and monitor policies and standards related to the use of HPC resources and participate in technical forums; representing our company in joint meetings with the customer on HPC technical topics.

You should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and work well in teams. Flexible in your approach to finding solutions, with the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities and learn new technologies quickly. You will also need to be willing to respond to occasional off-hours outages and take part in subsequent service restoration efforts.

The selected system administrator will work with a team of engineers to review and define configurations, create automation scripts to deploy and configure network assets, review, and deploy software applications, and provide support for testing, demonstration, and technical interchange meetings to include troubleshooting, patching, hardening, and configuration management.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelors and eight (8) years or more of related experience
  • Top Secret Security Clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT II (or better) Certification (i.e. Security+)
  • OS Software Certification (i.e. Linux+)

Experience and familiarity with the following:

  • Puppet
  • Unix and ability to create/maintain scripts.
  • VMware
  • Computer & System Certificates
  • STIG Compliance
  • Kickstart
  • OS Software Certification (i.e. Linux+)

Preferred Networking Experience

  • Ovirt
  • Slurm
  • PBS
  • Zabbix
  • Radix/eMASS (or similar scanning tools)
  • Archival Storage Systems
  • HPE Amanda Backup Software

Pay Range:

Pay Range $84,500.00 – $130,000.00 – $175,500.00

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.


Leidos / Equal Opportunity Employer

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