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HP077 Linux Systems Administrator

Company: ADNET Systems, Inc.
Location: Greenbelt
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

HP077 Linux Systems Administrator
ADNET Systems, Inc. is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator at the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. The position will support NASA's Space Physics Data Facility (SPDF - the NASA active and permanent archive for space physics data) and NASA's Space Science Data Coordinated Archive (NSSDCA). These facilities provide access to data through many services, such as the Coordinated Data Analysis Web (CDAWeb) data browsing system, and enables cross-disciplinary and collaborative research worldwide.
The SPDF and NSSDCA teams use a variety of open-source tools, creative IT approaches, and powerful hardware to accomplish their missions. The systems administrator is a crucial member of these teams who enables critical services to run securely and efficiently. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to proactively manage systems and mitigate issues before they become problems. The candidate will work in a production and real-time processing environment that includes changing scientific and security requirements over time.
At least three years of experience with Linux administration, particularly Red Hat Enterprise Linux or its derivatives
Experience setting up Network File Sharing (NFS) servers and clients
Ability to install and configure open source and third-party software
Knowledge of system backup and restoration (Bacula)
Ability to configure tape drive systems, for backup purposes and for reading old archive tapes.
Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and methodical
Excellent communications skills, written and verbal, including the ability to discern the intent of requests and offer informed recommendations
Ability to adapt to changing security requirements and their impact on workflows
Initiative and experience in managing projects independently
Desired Experience:
Knowledge of high availability and fault tolerant environments
Experience setting up web servers
Experience working in a Data Center
Experience troubleshooting network connection issues
Working knowledge of firewall configuration
Experience implementing Government networking and operating system security controls
Software development experience, especially in Bash, Perl, IDL, MATLAB, Python, C, or Fortran
Experience with SElinux
Experience with open source packages, such as ZFS, Bacula, Apache, ProFTPd, PostgreSQL
Basic competence with Git and Puppet, or similar source and system management tools
Demonstrated ability to document workflows or data flows
Experience in testing configuration and software changes in a development environment
Evidence of learning new packages and processes quickly and accurately
US Citizenship is required
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

Keywords: ADNET Systems, Inc., Baltimore , HP077 Linux Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Greenbelt, Maryland

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