Linux Systems Administrator - Top Secret Clearance

American Systems Corporation
Arlington, VA
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 29, 2021
Full Time
Do you thrive on the command line? Be a part of a team taking what used to be studied as theoretical and turning it into real-world applications. This is your chance to be on the leading edge and deliver mission-critical support to one of the most advanced High Performance Computing systems in the world.AMERICAN SYSTEMS is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to support a DoD acquisition program in Arlington (VA). The candidate will provide technical support for the software, hardware, wired network infrastructure, and system security for a Linux High Performance Computing (HPC) environment. As a Linux Systems Administrator, you will:Provide technical support for the software, hardware, wired network infrastructure, and system security for a Linux High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to grow.Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.A week in the life of a Linux Systems Administrator:Plan, coordinate, and install software applications and hardware in a distributed Linux platformProvide system administration and configuration of specialized mission applications and softwareOptimize the functionality and performance of hardware and software systemsEnsure availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of servers, workstations, and data storage systems (Lustre, Bright Cluster)Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans and capabilities for all critical mission systemsDevelop and maintain system administration standard operating procedures, technical guides, and instructionsInstall, support, and maintain server operating systems and software (Google Tensorflow, PostgreSQL)Plan for authorized service interruptions and outagesRespond to unexpected or unauthorized service interruptions and outagesDiagnose software and hardware failures to resolutionImplement and ensure security preventive measures are fully functioningMonitor and enhance system performanceTest operating system and software upgrades, patches, and hot fixes before they are applied to the operational systemsCreate and test backups of data, provide data cleansing services, verify data integrity, implement access controlsAssist developers of data exposure services with engagement of the databaseImplement and maintain backup and disaster recovery capabilities for all identified critical mission system#CJPOST #LI-MF1Life at AMERICAN SYSTEMS:Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.Company Awards:Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021Veteran Hiring Awards:U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets MedallionBEST FOR VETS by Military TimesTOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by MilitaryFriendly.comJob RequirementsJob Requirements:Active Top Secret w/SCI EligibilityREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in STEM discipline (eg, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology)IAT II Certified (Security+ CE)Red Hat Linux System Administrator (RHCA or RHCE preferred), minimum of 5 years' experienceExperience with high performance computing (HPC) environments; minimum of 3 years' experienceExperience with Lustre in distributed computing environmentsExperience with Bright Cluster Management toolsetExperience with securing and hardening Linux systems to meet RMF controlsExperience with VMware vSphere 6 and upExperience with scripting (BASH, Python, Perl)Experience with CUDA, TensorFlow, similar toolsetsMachine learning (ML) or artificial intelligence (AI) experience preferredEOE M/F/Disability/Veterans