Linux Systems Administrator Job
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Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description In support of the Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), BAE Systems provides program management and technical support necessary to advance services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies. BAE Systems is seeking Linux Administrators to support a team of administrators with standard Linux system administration duties at ERDC in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
The selected candidate will 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 is required.
- 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, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience (additional experience may be substituted for the degree)
Active security clearance and ability to maintain
DoD 8570 certification - Security + and OS cert, Linux+, RedHat, etc. (90 day waiver may be provided to obtain the OS certification)
Willingness to occasionally work after hours and/or respond to emergency situations for problem resolution
Ability to develop and maintain documentation on system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks
Ability to create and maintain Information Assurance (IA) compliance documentation of the Information System
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills 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.
Familiar 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.
Experience programming or troubleshooting Python code
Experience with supporting Apache Web Server
Experience with Zabbix
Experience with Red Hat Satellite or Red Hat Identity Manager
Experience with BIND DNS
Experience with Ansible
Experience with GitlabAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
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