GD104 Linux Systems Administrator with AWS Cloud Experience

Adnet Systems, Inc
Greenbelt, MD
Jun 07, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
Come see your career take flight at NASA. Join a team of scientists and engineers supporting cloud and data center operations at NASA in Greenbelt MD. As a Systems Administrator you will help create and maintain the development, test and production infrastructure for our on premise and cloud native environments. This position requires a motivated and self-directed individual possessing a methodical approach to problem solving with 5-8 years experience in Linux/Unix system administration. The successful candidate will carry on support for the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) systems and their archive at NASA in Greenbelt, MD. () NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center nestled in the Maryland suburbs of Greenbelt is just 30 minutes from the heartbeat of America - Washington, DC Now you can have it all, the nightlife, museums, great food and theater. Work in a place that pushes the envelope of science everyday, yet spy a deer or a Canadian goose as you stroll the grounds of Goddard during lunch. Required: - BS in IT technologies or related fields - 5+ years Linux server administration experience with RHEL/CentOS - Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) operations including EC2, S3, CloudFormation and related technologies - Operational experience maintaining AWS security and traffic management using IAM roles and policies, ELB, CloudWatch and related technologies - Experience with infrastructure automation platforms and utilities such as SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet or similar - Understanding of TCP/IP networking - Ability to manage services/access via IPTables/tcp wrappers - Detailed understanding of http and https protocols and related software, such as Apache httpd daemon - Strong scripting/programming skills with experience in Bash, Python or other scripting languages - Experience with supporting web development and scientific programmers/users - Strong Linux security skills, working knowledge of cyber security issues, trends and leading practices - Experience with block data storage technologies: software RAID, hardware RAID, Fibre channel, LVM - Experience troubleshooting performance problems of computationally heavy loads in multi-cpu environments - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Ability to work both independently and as part of a team - Ability to manage project workloads with minimal supervision and supporting the daily support ticket queue - Knowledge of cluster architecture, and system virtualization (xen/kvm) - Experience with Docker container platform and the container management life cycle US Citizenship is a must Desired: - Amazon Web services related certification (SysOps, Solutions Architect, etc) - Desired experience with one or all of: RHCE, SELinux, Nagios, Bugzilla and media wiki administration - Understanding of NASA SEWP procurement process is a plus - Desired knowledge and experience of PostgreSQL, Mysql - Implementation of NIST/FISMA/OMB guidelines and mandates is a plus

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