The Aerospace Corporation El Segundo , CA 90245
Requisition ID: 33362
All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)
A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?
This Linux systems engineering position is responsible for the architecture of the high performance computing infrastructure. Job activities include designing, implementing, and maintaining tools and techniques that permit the automated configuration, administration, and maintenance of large numbers of multi-user high performance computer systems and software. The Linux systems engineer actively participates in the development and implementation of long-term strategies directly related to high performance computing infrastructure and architectures.
Deep understanding of various Linux/Unix operating system internals with proven hands-on operational experience including kernel/system optimization and tuning of log collection mechanisms
Make informed decisions directly related to creating new deployment and administration best practices to architect new practice management methodologies for Linux based infrastructures and configuration consistency across multiple environments
Evaluates, selects, and applies a wide variety of off-the-shelf and open source technologies to orchestrate the provisioning of bare metal and virtual systems, software installations, operating system and third party application upgrades and patching, as well as the management of various technical computing software stacks
Utilizes existing and new tools and techniques for automated tracking and optimization of IT resources
Coordinates with support teams including network, security, application, customer, and relevant third party vendor teams regarding server, storage, and technical application architecture and deployment methods
Develop strategies and roadmaps in collaboration
5 or more years or relevant experience (Linux) with Bachelor's Degree or 3 or more years of relevant experience with Master's Degree
Experience with current and state-of the-art computer technologies and experience building large scale Linux based infrastructures.
Expertise in supporting, configuring, maintaining, and monitoring Linux and Unix operating systems, hardware, applications across multiple technology stacks
Experience with IT automation and configuration management technologies such as Puppet, Razor, PXE, Ansible, or Chef
6 or more years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree, 4 or more years of relevant experience with Master's Degree, or PhD or JD
Excellent influencing skills
Must work well in a team environment
Must be detail oriented
Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
Must possess strong organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at one time
Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
Strong written and oral communication skills
Customer service orientation
Ability to work under minimal supervision, to self-initiate activities, and to work within timelines
Must possess time management and project management skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTS
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to use a computer to complete activities.
Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment.