Systems Administrator III (4643)

Information Technology Socorro, New Mexico



Employer:           National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Position:              Systems Administrator III            

Location:             1003 Lopezville Road, Socorro, NM  87801           

Duties: Use advanced knowledge of and experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, High Throughput Computing support, network appliance storage, Data Center planning and distributed service support, and software installation and maintenance to provide core services for the Unix/Linux platform.
  Support High Throughput Computing environment and Parallel High Performance Storage systems running on a Linux platform.    Act as primary site lead on the Network Appliance Storage unit relied upon for mission critical data. Validate software functionality.  Provide user training documentation and package deployment. Act as the point of escalation for advanced support requests and for communication and impact mitigation during unplanned outages. Investigate complex computer software and hardware problems. Participate in the deployment of new technology software and systems upgrades. Contribute to the NRAO Common Computing Environment to ensure good alignment and communications between the sites. Provide system boot images and essential graphics processing unit (GPU) co-processor drivers into the scalable cluster processing environment for data processing load from NRAO telescopes and re-processing needs of the scientific community. Support the NRAO Science Data Archive and off-site replica.


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in computer science or related field plus four years of relevant experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill set described above.