Senior Linux Administrator
- Military veterans preferred
2021-08-01 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Vicksburg Mississippi 39180 United States
In support of the Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), Supercomputing Research Center (SRC), Team SAIC provides program management and technical support necessary to advance services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies. Team SAIC is seeking a Linux Administrator to support the instantiation and sustainment of an SRC Enclave to solve DoD’s most critical mission challenges at ERDC in Vicksburg, Mississippi
Perform standard Linux System Administration duties as required to maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems consisting of Linux based application and license servers, virtual machines, and GP/GPU cluster based systems. Coordination with network administrators required. 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.
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.
Required education and experience:
Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Additional experience may be substituted for degree
Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain interim Secret clearance to begin working on the contract. Must be able to obtain the full Secret clearance, then the Top Secret clearance. SAIC will assist with the process of obtaining the interim Secret clearance for the qualified candidate
Must be able to obtain DoD 8570 certification Security+ within 3 months of hire
Must be able to obtain Operating System certification (Linux+, RedHat, etc) within 3 months of hire
May require occasion after hours support and response to emergency situations for problem resolution
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