Linux System Admin

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 09-26-2018
Linux System Administrator
US Citizens
Long Term Consultant - Temp to Hire.

  • Linux/Unix system administration, communication, user authentication and storage design, Server maintenance and backup
  • Set up, configure, and maintain spacecraft flight software development tools
  • Maintain system security
  • Hardware and software procurement and license management
  • Strong customer focus, highly effective communication skills, timely response to customer issues, customer notifications
  • Provide regular lab operations status reports and represent the lab at organizational meetings
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing engineering environment with demanding customers on a compressed schedule.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
  • BS degree from an accredited school and five (5) years of related experience.
  • Recent lab operations experience
  • Experience developing and maintaining a simulation lab in the following specialty areas:
    • Linux/Unix System Administration
    • Firewall maintenance and administration
    • System and software configuration management
    • System tuning and performance analysis
    • Automation of system maintenance and reporting
    • System requirements analysis
    • Network analysis, configuration and administration
    • Automation of system maintenance and reporting via scripting
    • Security planning, implementation, and maintenance
    • Software license management
    • Hardware and software procurement
    • Hardware and software integration
    • Customer Relations
Strong Preferences:
  • JSC/Nasa network familiarity
  • LDAP user authentication mechanisms familiarity
  • Installation, maintenance and backup of Oracle databases
  • JBoss installation and maintenance
  • Data acquisition and processing
  • Marketing and salesmanship experience a plus
  • NASA property control processes - NASA Form 1602, NASA Equipment Management System (NEMS) Transaction Document, DD Form 1149, Requisition and Invoice/Shipping Document, and JSC Form 290 Shipping Document
  • Government software procurement requirements and processes
    • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) system
    • Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act compliance
    • Compliance with Public Law 113-6, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (Division B, Title V, Section 516)
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