System Administrator


ADNET is currently seeking to hire a System Administrator to provide support in the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. The environment consists of a mix of macOS  and RHEL operating systems.

The successful candidate will implement, configure, maintain and support systems, server applications and backup configurations in a production environment.

They will provide exceptional support including but not limited to:

  •  Mac systems administration and support using JAMF.
  • Create and administer Apple operating system installation and application packages using JAMF.
  • Provide user management including configuring new accounts, password resets, and troubleshooting user login, profile and permission issues.
  • Provisioning and managing Mac systems and Linux systems storage, managing backups and restore tasks.
  • Maintain standards, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and documentation on an ongoing basis.

 Required qualifications:

  • At least three years of Mac system support experience.
  • Strong prioritization, problem solving, diagnosis and troubleshooting skills
  • Programming knowledge in Shell scripting, PERL and/or Python preferred.
  • U.S. Citizenship

Additional desired qualifications:

  • Firm understanding of TCP/IP network protocols and core network devices and components
  •  Passion for technology, teamwork, overcoming challenges and providing exceptional customer service
  • Experience in the installation & configuration of packages such as Matlab, IDL, Jupyter Notebook, Mamba, SSHFuse on client and/or server side.
  • Working knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) concepts and structure as it relates to the virtual environment.
  • Experience in the installation & configuration of backup software on Mac & Linux, such as Networker, Druva, etc.
  • Knowledge of DevOPS tools such as Github, Ansible is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Virtualization (VMware), Cloud computing (AWS), containerization (Docker) is a big plus!

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
  • In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes
  • Swag bags