HPC System Administrator FTE

Apex Systems
Aberdeen, MD
Aug 16, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Job#: 1242299 Job Description: HPC Linux System Administrator Location: Aberdeen, MD All interested and qualified candidates can please contact Lindsay Stembridge at lstembridge@apexsystems.com Responsibilities: Maintain the Linux Supercomputer systems availability to the customer, but also create and document site procedures, system diagrams, and other configuration or support documents Maintain Linux based system software and firmware revisions, including patches, updates, and OS upgrades Solve Linux system hardware, software, and third-party software issues, and provide detailed and thoughtful analysis of problem and solution Gather data, perform analysis, and escalate problems to higher-level product support groups and appropriate management when necessary to ensure timely resolution of system or customer issues Provide solutions and implement repair or workarounds when possible, fully documenting steps taken when required Manage software issues for both the system and user applications, submitting and tracking bugs as required Answer customer inquiries concerning system software versions, product lifecycles, new releases, and third-party applications Qualified Experience & Skills: Ability to obtain and/or maintain a top security clearance Linux HPC-related experience, ideally with large-scale HPC and parallel file system administration and support Security+ required Linux+ preferred Extensive knowledge and experience with Linux operating systems (RHEL or SLES), workload management systems, parallel file systems, networking and security Direct experience and demonstrated proficiency with multiple programming and scripting languages (eg Perl, Python, C, FORTRAN, etc.) preferred Ability to maintain system software, utilizing debugging tools for problem isolation; will perform software builds, software upgrades, and patch installation as needed Ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment Excellent interpersonal, customer relations and problem management skills, with the ability to stay calm and professional under pressure while working to strict deadlines Experience with project planning and management, process management, and team or project leadership preferred Able to clearly document processes and procedures with a focus toward mentoring and knowledge sharing Occasional travel for training is required Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area of study. EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystems.com or 844-463-6178.