Translucent Services is looking for a full time Linux System Administrator for our Department of Defense HPC/AI/ML organization. Our High-Performance Computing (HPC) business is critical to our overall strategy and is focused on delivering innovative solutions that accelerate our customers’ digital transformations and enables them to tackle their most demanding, complex, and data-intensive workloads.

We are seeking HPC Systems Administrators to:

  • Support a large client-server-based IT enterprise in installation, configuration, and
    networking of Linux and Windows based platforms
  • Oversee servers running Red Hat, CentOS, SolarisX64, SuSe, Virtual Appliances, with
    direct attached and FC SAN storage
  • Troubleshoot PXE and DHCP boot process
  • Perform Microsoft Exchange Policy management, mailbox management, enterprise-level, multi-site design and architecture
  • Support Tier 3 Infrastructure services such as: DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Centrify, Zenoss, SiteScope, HP Openview, HP Oneview, HPSA, HPSE, SPLUNK, Sendmail, Exchange, NetQoS, Infoblox, Nagios, HP Cluster Management Install, configure, tune and troubleshoot
  • multi-vendor servers running numerous COTS, open source and in-house applications

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • TS/SCI clearance with appropriate poly
  • Ability to work onsite 100% of the time
  • Candidates shall have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and have 5 to 7 years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a Client-server-based IT enterprise
  • Or the individual shall have 5 to 7 years of full-time computer science work that can be substituted for the bachelor’s degree of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a client-server-based IT enterprise
  • An industry recognized professional certification may substitute as one year experience IAT Level II Certification Required

Installation, configuration, tuning, troubleshooting & administration of:

  • Multi-vendor servers running numerous COTS, opensource, and in-house applications to accommodate HPC Division IT support requirements.
  • Multi-vendor servers running Red Hat of SuSe with direct attached, FC SAN storage or SSDs
  • High Speed Networks to include Ethernet and Infiniband
  • Distributing computing tools such as ReS, LSF, and SLURM
  • HPC farm systems, HPC MPP clustered systems, Front End servers of Special Purpose devices (SPDs)
  • IBM of HP Blade servers with FC/SAS/Network back end
  • Multi-vendor file systems such as XFS, GPFS and Lustre, or experience with parallel or distributed file systems
  • Pre-Factory testing, Factory testing, System integration and Acceptance testing during the purchase process of the HPS systems.

Pay Information:

  • Full-Time Salary Range: $125,000.00 – $237,500.00


Work-life balance is important to us at Translucent, so with the large volume of travel also comes an opportunity to create a flexible working schedule.

  • Healthcare, vision, and dental coverage
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible PTO
  • Competitive salary
  • Company reimbursed travel


Please send resume and information to

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