HPC - RedHat Linux Administrator job Herndon Virginia
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HPC - RedHat Linux Administrator Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9693534
Location: Herndon, Virginia Date Posted: 7/9/2020
Wage: Up to $125000.00 per year Category: Military
Job Code: 27194

Job Description:

General Dynamics IT is currently seeking a HPC RedHat Linux Systems Administrator in Bethesda, Maryland.

General Dynamics IT are the people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.

! GDIT supports the world's largest supercomputer dedicated to life sciences and biomedical research. We are looking to expand our NIH onsite High Performance Computing (HPC) support with individuals who can also contribute to GDIT's HPC Center of Excellence across programs in NIH, NOAA, NASA, Defense and Intelligence communities.

We are looking for an experienced individual with a strong Linux background, configuration management, user account management, systems automation and network monitoring to join our team to administer the NIH Biowulf supercomputer.

If you have experience supporting RedHat Linux systems in a HPC environment, we want to talk to you! Please Apply!

The position is full-time onsite at the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

Relocation Assistance is available!

HPC RedHat Linux Systems Administrator you will:

  • Supports the HPC systems administrative team in operating and maintaining the 4,000 node Linux cluster for ~2,500 biomedical researchers.

  • Work with systems staff to enhance our Configuration Management infrastructure

  • Evaluate performance impacts of planned operating system changes

  • Update and expand existing systems monitoring capabilities

  • Develop automation tools for cluster administration

  • Maintain account management procedures to support growing number of NIH researchers

  • Provide technical support to researchers using HPC resources, troubleshoot problems and develop appropriate computational strategies

  • Consult and collaborate with scientist co-workers to determine best system configurations for applications

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or equivalent and five years experience

  • Minimum of five years RedHat or CentOS Linux system administration experience in an HPC environment.

  • Minimum of three years scripting experience with Bash, Perl or Python

  • Prior experience with configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Cobbler

  • Ability to configure, deploy and manage a major system area, such as batch system, network, data storage, backup system, database system, or distributed computing

  • Ability to obtain a NIH Public Trust


  • Experience with batch systems, such as SLURM or PBS

  • Experience managing parallel and cluster file systems, such as NFS, GPFS, or Lustre

  • Network management experience especially Infiniband

  • Experience presenting and/or teaching

Job Criteria:
Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: General Dynamics Information Technoloy-Intel Company Type:
Company: General Dynamics Information Technoloy-Intel

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