Senior High Performance Computing Systems Administrator
Company: BAE Systems PLC
Posted on: February 25, 2021
COVID-19 Company Updates: We've altered the hiring process to
ensure as many safety precautions as possible. Learn more. Senior
High Performance Computing Systems Administrator Req #: 65908BR
Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States Engineering &
Technology Intelligence & Security Posted on:01/06/2021 Clearance
Level - Must Currently Possess Top Secret/SCI Polygraph Shift 1st
Shift Relocation Available No ITAR: U.S Citizen or Green Card
Required Yes Clearance Level - Must Be Able to Obtain Top
Your new career awaits you at BAE Systems!
BAE Systems , a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of
Defense, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced
defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the
important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows
in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations
and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and
operations and maintenance services. We have more than 80 locations
across the U.S. and in Afghanistan, Djibouti, Germany, Japan,
Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and
provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need
to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared
ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national
We are seeking to hire a Sr. HPC Systems Administrator.
The ideal candidate shall have a Bachelor's degree in Computer
Science or related field, and have ten (10) years of demonstrable
experience in system administration and support of a large
client-server based IT enterprise.
Experience shall include installation, configuration, and
networking of UNIX and/or Linux based platforms. This experience
shall include: creating, modifying and deleting user accounts,
performing system back-ups, and maintaining system configuration
files. Individual shall have a fundamental understanding of
operating systems and be familiar with either UNIX or Linux
commands or utilities at the user level.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- 10 years of demonstrable experience in system administration
and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise.
- Experience shall include installation, configuration, and
networking of UNIX and/or Linux based platforms.
- This experience shall include: creating, modifying and deleting
user accounts, performing system back-ups, and maintaining system
configuration files. Individual shall have a fundamental
understanding of operating systems and be familiar with either UNIX
or Linux commands or utilities at the user level.
- Experience shall include the installation and configuration of
hardware, operating systems, and commercial software packages.
Individual shall be able to develop and implement enterprise
backup/recovery strategies, server configuration and consolidation,
and verification of the health and status of the entire IT
infrastructure. Individual shall be able to provide support for
enterprise services such as DNS, NFS, email services, security
protection mechanisms, and the interoperability of UNIX and Linux
In addition to the above qualifications, candidates shall have
- Installation, configuration, tuning, troubleshooting, and
- Multi-vendor servers running numerous COTS, Open Source, and
in-house applications to accommodate HPC Division IT support
- Multi-vendor servers running Red Hat, CentOS or SUSE with
direct attached or FC SAN storage consisting of SSDs and/or
- Enterprise commercial software such as Splunk, Centrify,
NoMachine, or Santricity
- Distributing computing tools such as SLURM, LSF and/or
- HPC cluster systems, HPC MPP systems, Front End servers of
Special Purpose Devices (SPDs)
- Blade servers with FC/SAS/Network back end
- Different file systems such as Lustre, ZFS, GPFS, btrfs, XFS
- Testing during the purchase process of HPC systems include
Pre-Factory testing, Factory testing, system integration and
- Accepted professional certifications include but not limited
- valid RHCSA or higher Red Hat certification
- valid VMWare certification
- TS SCI with appropriate Poly required
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an
international defense, aerospace and security company which
delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and
naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security,
information technology solutions and customer support services.
Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission,
but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your
passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security
with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence
solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national
security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a
big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a
rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia,
designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security
solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our
pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence
analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development,
systems integration, and operations and maintenance services.
Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to
recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves
and our technologies to new levels.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and
perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences
are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance,
and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where
all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only
build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance,
uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate
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