Senior High Performance Computing System Administrator

Job Description
Candidates shall have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, and have ten years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise. Or the individual shall have five years of full time computer science work that can be substituted for the Bachelor's degree, and have ten years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise. An industry recognized professional certification may substitute as one year experience.
Experience shall include installation, configuration, and networking of UNIX and/or NT 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 NT 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 NT based systems.
In addition to the above qualifications, candidates shall have experience with:

  • Installation, configuration, tuning, troubleshooting, and administration of:
    • Multi-vendor servers running numerous COTS, opensource, and in-house applications to accommodate HPC Division IT support requirements
    • Multi-vendor servers running Redhat or SuSe with direct attached, FC SAN storage or SSDs
  • Distributing computing tools such as RES, LSF and SLURM
  • HPC farm systems, HPC MPP clustered systems, Front End servers of Special Purpose Devices (SPDs)
  • IBM or HP Blade servers with FC/SAS/Network back end
  • Multi-vendor file systems such as XFS, GPFS and Lustre
  • Pre-Factory testing, Factory testing, System integration and Acceptance testing during the purchase process of the HPC systems.
  • Accepted professional certifications include:
    • valid RHCSA or higher Red Hat certification
    • valid VMWare certification
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Candidates shall have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, and have ten years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise. Or the individual shall have five years of full time computer science work that can be substituted for the Bachelor's degree, and have ten years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise. An industry recognized professional certification may substitute as one year experience.
Experience shall include installation, configuration, and networking of UNIX and/or NT 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 NT 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 NT based systems.
In addition to the above qualifications, candidates shall have experience with:
  • Installation, configuration, tuning, troubleshooting, and administration of:
    • Multi-vendor servers running numerous COTS, opensource, and in-house applications to accommodate HPC Division IT support requirements
    • Multi-vendor servers running Redhat or SuSe with direct attached, FC SAN storage or SSDs
  • Distributing computing tools such as RES, LSF and SLURM
  • HPC farm systems, HPC MPP clustered systems, Front End servers of Special Purpose Devices (SPDs)
  • IBM or HP Blade servers with FC/SAS/Network back end
  • Multi-vendor file systems such as XFS, GPFS and Lustre
  • Pre-Factory testing, Factory testing, System integration and Acceptance testing during the purchase process of the HPC systems.
  • Accepted professional certifications include:
    • valid RHCSA or higher Red Hat certification
    • valid VMWare certification
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, 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. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.


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