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Linux Systems Administrator - NASA/JPL - support space missions!

Company: MORI Associates, Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Take your career to new heights. Come join us at MORI Associates and help us support the most exciting projects at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. As a Linux Systems Administrator, you will be part of a dedicated team of diverse professionals creating and supporting cutting edge solutions for our client's critical missions.

MORI is a mid-sized nationwide company founded in 1997 with the ideals that creating an agile organization full of innovative and passionate people will progress science and technology for all life on earth. We focus on offering a complete range of services from strategic consulting to the development of Information Systems and providing advanced engineering solutions. Now, let's see if this opportunity is the right challenge for you.

To qualify for this exciting opportunity, you should have a BS/MS degree and 4+ years of related experience. Additional experience may be substituted if lack BS/MS degree.

Due to the sensitive nature and involvement with government sensitive information, US Citizenship is required.

Job Experience/Skill Requirements
Deep understanding of the Linux operating systems, particularly Red Hat Enterprise,
Experience networking and network trouble shooting,
Experience and good understanding of IT security concepts for compute environments with Linux.
Practical Experience with cloud and cloud technologies
Extensive Experience with on-prem infrastructure: compute, network, storage, database, etc.
Extensive Experience with virtualization (VMWare and/or Oracle)
Extensive Experience with Configuration Management Systems (Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
Practical experience with diagnosing and resolving technical issues
Experience with Linux containers
Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes container orchestration.
Ability to automate routine tasks using Bash, Python, Java or other language in a proper SDLC
Experience with Windows systems a plus.
Experience with NFS
Experience supporting and maintaining network storage


The Systems Administrator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Will operate in a team environment consisting of both internal and external members, co-workers and customer.
  • Deploy and maintain physical and virtual servers
  • Ensure optimal hardware and software operation
  • Harden computer systems consistent with security practices and established guidelines
  • Automate repetitive manual tasks with scripting (Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Resolve incidents quickly and identify root causes for long term fixesIndividual should have excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills.

    MORI Associates offers comprehensive benefits (medical/dental/vision care) including matching funds for 401K plan. Most employees working at JPL are given choice to work 9-80 schedule, including getting every other Friday off work!

    MORI Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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