Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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System Administrator
Reference #:17-2186
Open Date:11/8/2017
Location:Greenbelt, MD
US Citizenship Required:Yes
Job Description:
SSAI is seeking a System Administrator to support an Earth Sciences contract at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. The System Administrator will be responsible for system administration functions on 20 servers and a variety of desktop and mobile platforms.  The environment includes Centos, Ubuntu, Mac OSX, and Windows (Server and desktop).  This position requires managing the operation of Windows 2008 servers, application servers, VMware and Active Directory servers.  The system administrator will also manage user access control in compliance with NASA security plans.  This position also requires keeping track of government and company IT property.  Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills, a desire to work in a dynamic team environment, and a strong desire to learn new skills.  The system administrator may be required to perform troubleshooting on high availability systems that require 24/7 support and assist others with diagnostics.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree and minimum of 4 years’ experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with Active Directory, IPA, NFS, Selinux, Firewalld, Iptables, Gitlab, Python, Rsnapshot, Nagios, Cups, FTP, SSH, and Vi
  • Experience with a variety of Linux OS such as Ubuntu and Centos
  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7/8/10
  • Experience with Mac OSX
  • Experience with VMWare hypervisor
  • Experience with Bash and Tcsh troubleshooting
  • US Citizenship required 
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