Linux HPC Application Analyst - TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly

  • Category
    IT
  • Location
    Annapolis Junction, Maryland
  • Type
    Direct hire
Perks:  Competitive Salary, Benefits & More!

TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly Security Clearance Required – will consider those within their 2 year window that had the specific clearance

US Citizenship required

Location:  Onsite at Annapolis Junction, MD - Relocation package may be available for this position

This position necessitates the physical presence of the employee at a government facility that mandates COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing. Those who are interested in this position should be prepared to adhere to the applicable COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing protocols by the commencement of their employment.

We are representing a global technology company that is at the forefront of technical advancement. This company helps businesses and Federal Government entities with their data and applications from on-prem to cloud. The company is built on innovation. The company comprised of cutting-edge teams specializing in High Performance Computing (HPC), Mission Critical Solutions (MCS), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Research and Development (R&D).

In the last fiscal year, the company's revenue reached close to $8 billion, with higher than expected results in Q1.  They’re secure, established and poised for more growth in an otherwise turbulent technical and economic climate.

Our client is currently seeking a talented Linux Systems Administrator who possesses both skill and passion, to oversee system management, daily monitoring and optimization. The successful candidate will assume a leadership role, providing technical expertise, and supporting mission-critical customers of our client. Responsibilities will include pre-installation configuration, on-site integration, administration, and customer enablement of our client’s computing solution.

What you will be doing:
  • Work as an active member of the account team, interacting with the Service Delivery Manager, Sales, the customer, and site staff
  • Answer customer inquiries concerning system software versions, product lifecycles, new releases, and third-party applications
  • Maintain the Linux system availability to the customer, but also create and document site procedures, system diagrams, and other configuration or support documents
  • Maintain system software and firmware revisions, including patches, updates, and OS upgrades
  • Solve system hardware, software, and third-party software issues, and provide detailed and thoughtful analysis of problem and solution
  • Gather data, perform analysis, and escalate problems to higher-level product support groups and appropriate management when necessary to ensure timely resolution of system or customer issues
  • Implement solutions, repairs and workarounds, fully documenting steps taken when required
  • Document and share troubleshooting techniques, new ideas, and utilities to help develop and grow organizational knowledge
  • Manage software issues for both the system and user applications, submitting and tracking bugs as required

Required Knowledge and Skills:
  • Linux operating systems (RHEL or SLES), workload management systems, parallel file systems, networking and security
  • Technical skills to investigate and resolve complex problems
  • Direct experience and demonstrated proficiency with multiple programming and scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, C, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to maintain system software, utilizing debugging tools for problem isolation; will perform software builds, software upgrades, and patch installation as needed
  • Possess the organizational and analytical skills needed to effectively isolate both hardware and software problems and drive solutions through to conclusion
  • Able to clearly document processes and procedures with a focus toward mentoring and knowledge sharing

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area of study OR equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ HPC related experience, ideally with large-scale HPC and parallel file system administration and support
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