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Senior System Administrator

Job ID: 2118359
Location: WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OH, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

A leader in the exciting and growing field of High Performance Computing (HPC) SAIC is searching for a Senior 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, Ohio.

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 Experience:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
  • DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS required. (DoD TS SSBI clearance desired)
  • DoD 8570 Certification compliance – Security + and OS cert, Linux+, RedHat, etc
  • Solid knowledge of Linux and general Unix operating systems concepts as well as extensive systems administration experience  
  • Experience in multi-factor authentication platforms and solutions, and Identity Management such as OpenID, LDAP, and Kerberos. 
  • 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

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • 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.

Other:

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

 

 



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Overview

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