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Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Job ID: 196419
Location: WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OH, United States
Date Posted: Sep 12, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is searching for a Sr Linux Systems Administrator to work at Wright Patterson AFB in Ohio ! 



Program Requirement:


A leader in the exciting and growing field of High Performance Computing (HPC) SAIC is searching for a Linux System Administrator to join our team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base,.



Primary Responsibilities:


Perform standard Linux System Administration duties as required to maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems consisting of standalone, virtual machine, and large scale High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster based systems including coordination with network administrators.  Additional duties are:

  • Setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.

  • Developing and monitoring policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Responsibilities associated with successful design, support, and integration of HPC clusters (computation, storage and infrastructure), software, scheduling, and research applications in order to meet the computational needs of DoD scientists.

  • Participating in the installation, integration, acceptance testing, and on-going maintenance of our HPC systems and software environment. 

  • Assisting with forecast resource limitations and provide recommendations for increasing the efficiency of our resources through proper scheduling and load balancing techniques.

Qualifications

Education and background required:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more years of experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree


Mandatory Skills and Abilities:


  • Solid knowledge of Linux and general Unix operating systems concepts as well as extensive systems administration experience  
  • Security implementations using multi-factor authentication, PKI, or Kerberos and Unix OS hardening to DoD STIG standards.
  • Ability to create and maintain Information Assurance (IA) compliance documentation of the Information System.
  • Ability to develop and maintain documentation on system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks


Clearance:

  • DoD TS SSBI clearance desired, DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS required.

Certification: 

  • DoD 8570 Certification compliance – Security + prior to starting
  • OS cert, Linux+, RedHat, etc within 90 days from start date


Other: 


  • May require occasion after hours support and response to emergency situations for problem resolution


Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in multi-factor authentication platforms and solutions, and Identity Management such as OpenID, LDAP, and Kerberos. 
  • Experience with compiling, installing, and porting software.
  • Ability to understand application scaling issues related to problem resolution, algorithm choice.
  • Experience with Storage Architectures: SAN, SAS, FC, SATA, Bandwidth, Performance
  • Ability to manage development of appropriate application benchmarks, analyze results and determine optimal configurations for processor type/speed, size of memory/cache, and memory interconnect fabric for customer problem domains.
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Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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