Linux HPC System Administrator - TS/SCI Cleared

  • Category
  • Location
    Dayton, Ohio
  • Type
    Direct hire

Perks:  Competitive Salary, Benefits & More!

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

US Citizenship required

Location:  Onsite at Federal office in Dayton, OH - 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.


  • Maintain the Linux Supercomputer systems availability to the customer, but also create and document site procedures, system diagrams, and other configuration or support documents
  • Maintain Linux based system software and firmware revisions, including patches, updates, and OS upgrades
  • Solve Linux 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
  • Provide solutions and implement repair or workarounds when possible, fully documenting steps taken when required
  • Manage software issues for both the system and user applications, submitting and tracking bugs as required
  • Answer customer inquiries concerning system software versions, product lifecycles, new releases, and third-party applications

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

Knowledge / Skills:
  • 3+ years’ Linux HPC-related experience, ideally with large-scale HPC and parallel file system administration and support
  • Linux+ and Security+ required
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Linux operating systems (RHEL or SLES), workload management systems, parallel file systems, networking and security
  • Direct experience and demonstrated proficiency with multiple programming and scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, C, FORTRAN, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to maintain system software, utilizing debugging tools for problem isolation; will perform software builds, software upgrades, and patch installation as needed
  • Ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer relations and problem management skills, with the ability to stay calm and professional under pressure while working to strict deadlines
  • Experience with project planning and management, process management, and team or project leadership preferred
  • Able to clearly document processes and procedures with a focus toward mentoring and knowledge sharing
  • Occasional travel for training is required


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