IT Specialist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

IT Specialist (Systems Administration)


The IT Specialist (Systems Administration) vacancy is located in the High Energy Astrophysics Division at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Burlington, MA. The employee will work at the Chandra Operations Control Center and will provide and support 24/7 situational awareness for all IT systems to agency stakeholders using Linux operating systems. The employee will provide highly skilled Linux computer system planning, installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance. Major areas of responsibility include; Linux server/workstation management and administration; NetApp centralized storage; backups; networking and virtual machines; security audit planning and execution; and long term systems planning. This employee must be capable of independent problem solving. . All qualified U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents may apply.


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Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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