Senior Linux System Administrator

Rite-Solutions, Inc., is seeking skilled and motivated Linux System Administrator candidate to support on-site in the Middletown, RI area.

Job Description A Linux System Administrator will support the Advanced Scientific and Engineering Computer Center (ASECC), this person is responsible for providing day-to-day operational and maintenance support of the ASECC at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT). You will perform various system administration duties in a large Windows and Linux environment. Assist in implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting Linux issues relating to performance and compliance and security hardening.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Extensive knowledge (10+ years' experience) of implementing and supporting Red Hat or similar distributions of Linux
  • 10+ years' experience working in a high performance computer facility with demonstrated ability to manage, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and test complex computer hardware and software systems
  • Responsible for assigned projects and tasking associated with the operation, maintenance, and upgrade of the ASECC.
  • Assist in researching and providing recommendations for long term planning for the ASECC and associated hardware and software products.
  • Support NUWC's Service/Agency Approval Authority for the DoD High Performance Computing
  • Experience with machine learning environments including repository setup and configuration to support a expanding role in this field from a systems administration point of view
  • Proactively replace / upgrade ASECC hardware and software applications as directed by the government manager.
  • Monitor network security trends and emerging concerns and work with management to address risks.
  • Monitor ASECC operations and equipment and provide recommendations for improvements as warranted.
  • Review vendor-issued security releases and identify remedial steps. Implement changes as approved by the government manager
  • Detailed knowledge of Linux and Windows security hardening principles and practices
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication skills
  • Provide contact and problem resolution for users with hardware, software and applications problems
  • Act as subject matter expert on implementing and supporting Linux in an enterprise and R&D Lab environment
  • Detailed knowledge of integrating Linux within an Active Directory/Centrify based environment
  • Provide PC computer compliance and technical support for Linux, software and peripherals and support maintenance of internal custom applications
  • Routine hardware set up, troubleshooting and replacement; software installation and evaluation; and use of various spreadsheet, word processing and database application programs
  • Routine research and implementation of compliance solutions in strict accordance with established guidelines
  • Contribute to technical Support documentation of resolutions, processes, and procedures
  • Able and willing to learn new as well as existing technologies
  • Be a contributing member of a Technical Team

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience with high performance computing needs of NUWC's Science and Technology community.
  • Experience with scripting languages and automation techniques including Bash and Python
  • Experience with job scheduling systems, PBS experience a plus
  • Familiarity with licensing managers such as FlexLM and LMX
  • Candidate must be certified (CompTIA Security+ CE or Network+ CE and Linux certification)
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a security clearance with the US government; active security clearance preferred
  • Military or government experience preferred but not necessary

Who are we?

Rite-Solutions, Inc. is a growing and innovative CMMI Level III software and systems engineering company. We value the experience of the employee, their wellbeing, and their experience on a personal and professional level as part of the key fabric in building and maintaining an innovative and culture rich experience for the employee and their family. This commitment to our company and our employees has been recognized as we were awarded: Providence Business News "Best Places to Work" for 2021 and 2023; "Great Place to Work" Certification in 2022 and 2023; and Hire VETs Medallion Award in 2021, 2022, and 2023!

As an EOE/AA employer, Rite-Solutions will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Public Information

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