SA040 Mission Support Linux System Administrator

ADNET Systems is looking for a Linux System Administrator with five years of experience to manage computer systems supporting the GEDI Science Operations Center and ICESat2 mission operations at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. These systems currently consist of a mixture of Linux and Mac computers. The Linux system administrator must demonstrate an ability to proactively manage systems, looking ahead to mitigate issues before they become problems, in a mission operations environment that includes changing scientific and security requirements over time.

Linux System Administrator Requirements:

  • At least five years experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux or its derivatives.
  • Experience working with Ubuntu servers.
  • Experience working in a Data Center
  • A working knowledge of managing Mac computers
  • A working knowledge of SELinux
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrates initiative and has managed projects independently
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic competence installing Python packages systemwide and understanding Python errors.
  • Ability to install and configure open source and third party software
  • Experience managing clusters of computers that use centralized job management
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to discern the intent of requests and offer informed recommendations.
  • US Citizenship required.

Linux System Administrator Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of high availability and fault tolerant environments
  • Experience implementing Government networking and operating system security controls. The ability to adapt to changing security requirements and their impact on workflows.
  • Experience with a clustered Linux environment
  • Software development experience, especially in Perl, Matlab, Python, C or Fortran
  • Basic competence with Git and Puppet, or similar source and system management tools
  • Demonstrated ability to document workflows or data flows
  • Experience testing configuration and software changes in a development environment
  • Systems backup and restoration

Join the NASA family

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