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Senior Storage System Administrator

Job ID: 2014682
Location: ABERDEEN, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2020
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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Storage System Administrator in support of the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Integrated Technical Services (HITS) task order contract, Team SAIC provides program management and technical support necessary to advance the services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies in the HPCMP, Department of Defense (DoD) Supercomputing Resource Centers (DSRC) supercomputing centers to work in Aberdeen, MD.

Team SAIC is looking for a Storage System Administrator who will help support the daily administration of storage environment across a diverse set of applications utilizing HSM (hierarchical storage manager) management software. This includes general storage administration tasks, storage software and hardware support, storage device configuration, support of daily backups, monitoring of storage devices, storage performance tuning and troubleshooting. The successful candidate will support mass storage archive needs in an environment consisting of standalone, virtual machine, and large scale High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster based systems. 



  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience
  • Must have current/active Top Secret Security clearance
  • Currently process or have the ability to obtain a DoD 8570 certification is required, i.e. Security+
  • OS certification such as Linux+, RedHat, etc
  • General understanding of Storage environments such as IBM Elastic Storage Server (ESS), Seagate, LSI, or Oracle storage systems, Oracle large scale tape libraries and Enterprise class tape drives, as well as Brocade Fiber Channel switches
  • General knowledge of Linux and Unix operating systems concepts
  • Solaris skills, as that OS hosts the SAMQFS filesystem
  • Experience and understanding in enterprise backup and data protection technologies

  • Tape library and drive storage experience

  • Experience working with Tape Backup or long-term Archive Software

  • Excellent customer interaction skills including written and verbal communication

  • Team oriented individual capable of multi-tasking in a dynamic, demanding environment

  • Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work in a dynamic work environment, and persistence to follow-through on tasks

  • Ability to provide clear documentation on system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks


  • Systems and/or storage administration experience

  • Experience working with HPC cluster and storage architectures

  • Knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) controls, STIG viewer, Radix, and Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Some prior experience in SAN Fabric Administration including zoning, LUN security, and HBA configuration and troubleshooting

  • NAS (object) and SAN (block) storage experience

  • Security implementations using multi-factor authentication, PKI, or Kerberos and Unix OS hardening to DoD STIG standards


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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