GD116 Linux Systems Administrator

Do you want an exciting career at NASA supporting scientists to better understand our Earth, atmosphere and environmental sciences?

Then come join the ADNET / NASA team to support  the GES-DISC one of the largest science data centers that provide specialized data to users around the globe (

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center is nestled in the Maryland suburbs of Greenbelt is just 30 minutes from Washington, D.C.  

We are recruiting for a Junior Linux Systems Administrator and a highly motivated individual with at least 2+ years of Linux Systems Administration experience to work as a part of a Systems Administration team. 

Responsibilities include:

– Managing Linux servers

– Performing Linux OS updates, upgrades and installations

– Troubleshooting hardware, system and application problems

– Installing software packages on Linux systems

– Maintaining network equipment and cabling

– Configuring switches and firewalls


– Strong communications skills: ability to explain problems and solutions, both in writing and verbally

– Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

– Ability to self-direct and independently solve issues

– Solid understanding of Linux OS at all levels (from boot process to memory organization)

– Experience installing and managing RPM-based Linux distributions

– Knowledge of system-level and application-level virtualization concepts and applications (KVM/XEN/Docker/Kubernetes)

– In-depth understanding of networks on all levels (from physical to application level)

Must be a US Citizen

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
Military and Family Emergency Leave
Paid Holidays
Swag Bags
Performance Bonuses
Medical and Dental Plans
Direct Deposit Payroll
401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
Tuition Reimbursement
In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes