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HPC - Senior System Administrator - Scripting, VMware, IaC

Annapolis Junction, MD
Erias Ventures was founded to serve its customers with an entrepreneurship mindset. We value creative problem solvingopen communication, and empowering our employees to make decisions and put forth new ideas.

We are seeking engineers who wish to grow their careers and want to become part of a strong, entrepreneurial-minded, and technical company focused on bringing innovative solutions to the difficult mission problems facing our customers.

The contractor shall be responsible for providing support for a large scale Unix system including installation of COTS/GOTS/FOSS software, day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all of the compute, network, memory, and storage system components. In addition, the contractor shall maintain the system security integrity and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.

A current Top-Secret/SCI with FS polygraph security clearance is required. Candidates cannot be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance under this position.
Fifteen (15) years' experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Required technical skills include experience with:
  • Experience using the Unix CLI
  • Experience developing scripts using Bash/Python
  • Experience performing System Administration including installation, configuration, and support of COTS/GOTS/FOSS software in a large scale Unix cluster environment
  • General technical knowledge regarding compute, network, memory, and storage system components
  • Experience with the sustainment and support of large Unix clusters including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution 
  • Experience with configuring and sustaining a VMware ESXi/Virtualization environment
  • Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) principles and automation tools such as  SaltStack and Ansible 
  • Experience with corporate STE/STN security compliance policies and procedures
  • Experience using system monitoring tools such as HPE One View and Nagios 
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker
Desired technical skills include experience with:
  • General HPC technical knowledge regarding compute, network, memory, and storage components
  • Experience with the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch/Kibana)  
  • Experience with time-series visualization tools such as Grafana
  • Experience writing scripts using Bash/Python
  • Experience with IaC principles and automation tools such as Ansible (Puppet and SaltStack acceptable)
Erias Ventures provides employees with a complete benefits package that includes:
  • Above Market Hourly Pay that includes Paid Time OffBirthday Off, Flexible Work Schedules
  • 11% Roth or Traditional 401k with Immediate Vesting and Deposit
  • Company subsidized Medical Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Vision and Dental Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term DisabilityShort Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance
  • Monthly Internet and Telephone Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Technology and Office Allowance for Equipment and Productivity Supplies
  • Amazon Prime Membership
  • Quarterly Bonuses for Assisting with Business Development and Company Growth
  • Gift Cards and Gifts for Birthday and Work Anniversary
  • Morale Building and Company Events to Celebrate our Successes and Build our Community
  • Quarterly Employee Referral Bonuses
At Erias Ventures, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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