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Linux Administrator


Linux Systems Administrator


Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is currently seeking a Linux Administrator to support an IT Managed Services program in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The overall program includes a 500+ work force performing Enterprise IT support, Service Desk, and Telecommunications support across multiple facilities and locations, for classified and unclassified telecommunications and information technology (IT) systems.

You will be a part of a team that is responsible for the design, acquisition, deployment, and operations of large-scale High Performance Computing Clusters. The team builds and maintains user environments, delivers subject-matter expert support, and application-level software and tools to the scientific and engineering communities.

As a member of the team, you will:

  • Monitor the state of the HPC clusters and supporting storage systems using software utilities, shell scripts, and command line interfaces.
  • Work with HPC team in the delivery and deployment of clusters and storage systems, including shipping and receiving.
  • Rack and cable servers and storage systems using HPC SME’s diagrams and spreadsheets.
  • Perform Linux Administration duties, including installations and patching of Linux operating systems.
  • Troubleshoot, identify and replace failed hardware, implement parts replacement through the RMA process, and work with HPC hardware SME’s to resolve system issues.
  • Perform installations and patching of Linux operating systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship required; must not possess dual citizenship with any other country other than the United States.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of experience OR an Associates Degree and 8 years of experience OR High School Diploma / GED and 12 years of experience.
  • Must be able to obtain a TOP SECRET (TS) or DOE Q clearance and maintain it for the life of the contract.
  • Proven track record of problem-solving using strong critical thinking, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently.
  • Minimum four years’ experience with Linux (RedHat or Ubuntu) and are capable of OS installation, network configuration, and package/patch management.
  • Working knowledge and experience with bash shell scripting and other languages (Python, Perl, or Ruby).
  • Experience with Ansible.
  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as an active contributor.
  • Strong verbal and written customer service and communications skills.
  • Knowledge of, and desire to follow, IT Operations best practices and procedures such as issue management and incident response.
  • Familiar with information security best practices.