GD104 Linux Systems Administrator with AWS Cloud Experience

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, D.C. 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.

– B.S. 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

– 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

Team ADNET brings over 25 years of experience to information systems and professional services for the federal government. With a history of expertise in software development, computer network design, IT security, mission operations support, and educational outreach, Team ADNET has now expanded into Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

Team ADNET is working with Goddard Space Flight Center to fulfill NASA’s vision for space exploration, and working with the Science and Exploration Directorate to fulfill its many missions.

ADNET Systems, Inc. is an employee-centric company, committed to providing premier benefits that support our employees and their families. With affordable medical and dental plans coupled with leading disability and life insurance options, ADNET Systems, Inc. offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional. Furthermore, our benefits package features the extras that distinguish us from other small businesses, ensuring our high employee retention that our customers appreciate:

Annual Leave/Sick Leave
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
Life and AD&D
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Vacation Time, Sick Leave, and Paid Holidays
401K Plans with Company Matching, Immediate vesting
Performance Bonuses
Tuition Reimbursement
Swag Bags
Military and Family Emergency Leave
In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes
Direct Deposit Payroll
Voluntary Income Replacement
Legal Insurance
Pet Insurance