• Senior Linux Administrator

    Job Location US-FL-Patrick AFB
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  • Overview

    THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc. (CENTECH®) is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to provide Further Information Technology Support (FITS) services for the Air Force Technical Application Center (AFTAC). The person in this postion will support the high performance computing (HPC) capability that supports multiple mission requirements for the AFTAC/ Mission Support (MS) task at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. The person in this position will work as part of a team that is responsible for providing system administration support to run AFTAC modeling and simulations with the methods and processes developed by the Phoenix program, which uses former and current operational HPC clusters to enhance the operational effectiveness of current operational systems.


    • Document all complex procedures and installations of new Windows and Linux based products
    • Function as subject matter expert (SME) and trainer to help desk and desktop support technicians for troubleshooting and restoral activities.
    • Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication
    • Manipulate and edit files, directories, and links from both command line and graphical interface
    • Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, and access control lists to include network file systems 
    • Manages RedHat 6.x/7.x System administration, performance tuning/monitoring, maintaining fault tolerance, account management for internal, lab environments and remote locations  
    • Perform complex user account migrations of Network Information Service (NIS) to Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) on RedHat 6.x/7.x
    • Build RedHat KickStart configurations and perform server installations with KickStart
    • Manage complex RedHat SELinux configurations and perform trouble shooting
    • Build, install and manage complex RedHat Satellite servers managing 100s of clients
    • Interface with cross-functional teams and developers to support and resolve technical problems
    • Perform scripting with expertise in Shell, Korn and bash
    • Install, configure, and manage cluster software such as the Adaptive Computing Moab scheduler and Torque resource managers
    • Provide assistance to users in compiling scientific modeling software and in resolving job scheduling conflicts or failures


    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as Linux Server administrator
    • Ability to analyze information or reports for compliance with policies/guidance
    • Must have a minimum of Top Secret (TS) Clearance with valid Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access
    • Must possess both security (e.g. Security+ CE) and computer environment certifications before performing any work

    THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE M/F/Disabled/Veteran


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