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We are recruiting a Linux system administrator to support our command line only infrastructure.  We optimize for performance and efficiency, reducing cost and improving run times. You will be required to pass a command line only proficiency test to demonstrate your capabilities.  We run a large scientific supercomputer with an environment built on both hardware and free, opensource virtualization and containerization. You should know what you are doing at the command line with built-in Linux capabilities and you must be willing to learn.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (mathematics, engineering, computer sciences, physics, etc.)
  • Proficiency test demonstrating command line capabilities without internet resources, external guidance, and limited peripherals
  • *U.S. Citizen*
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance


  • Strong attention to detail and consistent work (all systems are configured the same, any changes are applied to all the systems at once)
  • Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting RHEL 7/8 operating system issues on air gapped networks (no access to google or the internet)
  • Strong understanding of EL 7/8 features, built-in commands, tools, and configuration files (no access to google or the internet)
  • Frequent use and understanding of man pages
  • Ability to problem-solve with minimal guidance and supervision
  • Highly driven to improve skillset and gain new knowledge
  • Strong scripting background in languages such as python or bash
  • Excellent research skills with a strong focus on testing implementations before executing in production
  • Debugging hardware and software problems on our Linux infrastructure
  • Writing custom scripts to automate system tasks and troubleshoot server or network issues

We run advanced scientific applications, turning over up to 50TB of new data on a daily basis, to solve engineering problems other companies fail to solve. Our numerical solvers are developed in-house by our engineers and developers, providing customers with customized solutions to a variety of difficult problems.


  • Experience with scientific and/or engineering code development
  • Configuration management and automation (e.g. Ansible, Salt, Puppet, CFEngine, Chef)
  • Broad understanding of network technologies and security
  • Knowledge of Python, preferably OOP (classes, inheritance, polymorphism, etc.)
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Experience with RHEL derivatives like CentOS, specifically EL 7 and 8.
  • Prefer active security clearance

Company Perks:

  • Paid gym membership
  • Company nerf gun wars (nerf guns provided on hire)
  • Loungeski recreational area stocked with snacks and hoppy beverages
  • Kayaks and paddle boards to surf the lake at our headquarter location
  • Frisbee golf tournaments in our backyard woods
  • Bonfire and grill areas available for 24/7 use
  • Quarterly barbeques which include ½ workday, homemade pudding shots and company supplied hoppy beverages
  • Free 24/7 coffee and candy!
  • Company Kitchen and balconies on each floor (hammocks are available)
  • Onsite showers available 24/7

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