SA037 Junior Linux System Administrator

The Terrestrial Information Systems Lab at Goddard Space Flight Center is looking for a technician to join a team that manages approximately 1,000 servers running a mix of Ubuntu and CentOS. These systems form a compute and storage data center that manages nearly 100PB of Earth Science data which is used for many critical applications including global fire detection, water quality classifications, etc. A successful candidate would join a team of dedicated people responsible for ensuring that the systems remain functional to provide these applications to the public.

Required qualifications for a successful candidate include:

  • Basic hands-on experience around IT equipment including replacing components of a computer
  • An understanding to use basic technician maintenance tools (hand and power)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • An understanding on how to perform RMA on defective hardware
  • Willingness to learn outlined procedures and ability to expand on those procedures when necessary
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to independently identify hardware problems, apply critical thinking skills to gather information, take recommendation/advice, and implement a plan to address the problem
  • US Citizenship required

Desired qualification for a successful candidate include:

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification would be beneficial.

Team ADNET brings over 30 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 is deeply embedded in the Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

ADNET Systems, Inc. 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 offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional candidate. Furthermore, our benefits package features the extras that distinguish us from other small businesses, ensuring our high employee retention that our customers appreciate. Some features of our compensation plans and environment perks include:

  • Annual Leave/Sick Leave
  • Military and Family Emergency Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • 401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Swag bags