Linux System Administrator
Posted on: March 19, 2023
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We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.
Are you excited about supporting NASA human spaceflight? If so, this could be the position for you. We have the need for a Linux System Administrator at Johnson Space Center (JSC).
This position, working on the Jacobs JETS contract, will support the Flight Sciences Laboratory (FSL).
The FSL is one of JSC's primary computing labs and hosts a wide variety of analyses, which support almost all the major programs at JSC including the International Space Station (ISS), Orion, Space Launch System (SLS), Commercial Crew Program, Lunar Gateway, Human Landing System (HLS), and many others. The FSL systems are currently comprised of over 900 machines, 25,000 cores and 3 PB of storage, which serve over 600 users.
In this position you will be working with a team of Systems Administrators to build and maintain all FSL services. This can include HPC administration, high-end Linux workstation administration, high-speed networking, parallel filesystem administration, and more.
The FSL System Administration Team is critical in supporting the FSL users in effectively utilizing the systems. The team's day to day tasks include investigating system problems, proactively monitoring system health, and working with FSL lab users to make sure they can support the NASA human spaceflight mission. ---
Perform other duties as required.
Here's What You'll Need:
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering in the field or in a related area.
1 year in any IT-related field.
Utilizing a Linux OS - We utilize a Red Hat-based OS, but if your experience is with a different Linux OS that is fine.
Demonstrated problem-solving experience.
Demonstrated task planning, and effective communication skills.
Demonstrated experience assisting others with IT-related issues.
Experience working in a team environment.
Familiarity with any of the following is preferred but not required for the position:
IT Service Desk Support
Configuration management software (ansible, puppet)
Lustre Parallel Filesystems
Containerization using Singularity or similar technology
Monitoring and alerting
SLURM resource manager
SPACK software manager
Log consolidation and monitoring
Git/Gitlab and software development (CI/CD)
Johnson Space Center campus network
NASA security mechanisms (security plans, POAMs, ATOs, Risk Assessments)
Why Join Our Team?
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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:
Excellent personal and professional career growth
9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
Much, much more!
For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com
Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).
Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside the normal schedule and adjust the schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Professional behavior enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .
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