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Systems Administrator; High Performance Computing - Mid level


Huntington Beach, California, Los Angeles, California

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Working on a complex system in a lab environment is challenging and exciting, but the real reward came when I got to test our system with defense customers. I was able to interface directly with the men and women who would be depending on our products and hear their feedback firsthand.

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Systems Administrator; High Performance Computing - Mid level

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900008550 Date posted 01/30/2019
Location Huntington Beach California United States
Job Description

As an Engineered Systems Administrator (Level 3), you will manage secure computing and storage services for Boeing Defense & Space programs located in Huntington Beach CA. You will be an integral part of the Ground and Mission Systems capability group of highly-skilled engineers, to ensure mission success for Advanced Information Technology programs.

As a member of our diverse and highly-adaptive System Operations Team, you will work closely with other System Administrators, Communications Engineers, Information Assurance specialists, Cyber Security professionals, and Systems Engineers who are passionate about providing top-quality secure computing and storage services to a variety of developers and data scientists.

Primary Responsibilities:
You will develop and manage the program's High Performance Computing and Infrastructure Systems -

  • Provide creative problem solving, critical thinking, and advanced troubleshooting across a broad domain of
    secure computing systems and support activities
  • Management of data center computing operations while maintaining strict operational security
  • Manage availability of network, storage, computing, software of multiple computing and storage systems

    You will ensure secure operations according to advanced security directives -
  • Implementation of computer security policies and procedures
  • Develop and update documentation for processes and technical guides

    You will administer and enhance the program's computing and storage infrastructure -
  • Administer and maintain HPC systems, Engineered Systems, and Infrastructure Systems.
  • Design and provide technical guidance for multiple vendor teams to install computing equipment.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with the following technologies: High Performance Computing processing and storage
    environments, data center management, system configuration management, engineering drawings, system
    configuration management tools, shell scripting, and service requests systems
  • Vendor management: ticket submittal, tracking, issue resolution, writing/reviewing RFI/RFPs, understanding Service Level Agreement
  • OS Environments: Unix, Linux, Windows, and VMware

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience): 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or related discipline 
  • Must have a final DoD Top Secret or other clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed or updated within the past five years.

Desired Qualifications (Preferred Skills/Experience):

  • Must meet DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II certification or better (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE) pre-start
  • Experience with administration of Red Hat Operating System
  • Experience with High Performance Computing Systems
  • Experience with High Performance Storage Systems
  • Experience with Advanced Security Directives (e.g., ICD 503, JSIG RMF, STIGs)



Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 5 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 3 or more years' experience or PhD degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

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