Geocent Recruiting Team

  • HPC/Data Center Systems Administrator

    Job ID 2018-4012
    Job Locations US-MS-Vicksburg | US-MS-Jackson
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
    No Clearance Required
  • Overview

    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.


    • In a teaming environment, manage scientific and high performance computing systems. Utilize scripting and configuration management tools to successfully manage computer computers.
    • Manage distrbuted file systems supporting scientific model processing and generating large amounts of data. Facilitate file and data sharing between networks following secure best practices.
    • Architect the design and implementation of Linux-based HPC, Infrastructure and Parallel file system servers and clusters.

    • Design and maintain a multi-petabyte distributed storage system

    • Analyze performance issues at scale

    • Propose new solutions and argue for their inclusion

    • Monitor installation of software releases, patches of the operating system, and third-party utilities with emphasis on overall system security



    • Due to this government contract, all candidates must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD clearance.
    • Three (3) years of IT systems management in: system analysis, system administration and HPC data center design and implementation
    • 3+ years of experience in Linux administration in a large-scale environment
    • Experience in system integration and configuration of Open Source Software
    • Hands-on knowledge of distributed filesystems, such as, GPFS, Lustre, IRODs or Hydrashare
    • Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with IRODs, HydroShare and automated CM tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
    • 3 years of experience in HPC engineering

    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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