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*NEW* Junior Linux System Admin/DevOps Engineer at JPL (CA)



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Skills: cacti Redhat CentOs puppet nagios apache ansible linux "programming

Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven Junior Linux System Administrator/DevOps Engineer on the DSIO program at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

Raytheon Pasadena is looking for a junior level Linux System Administrator / DevOps to work with a team of System Administrators supporting customers located at Raytheon as well as at the customer site at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Job duties include aspects of system administration as well as some programming. The successful candidate will be expected to learn and grow their skillset to include the desired skills listing.

This position may require the candidate to work shifts outside the standard day shift.

Required Clearance:

Clearance is not required for this position

Required Skills:

· Strong experience with installing and setting up Linux systems like Redhat or CentOs

· 2 years of experience as a System Administrator

· Experience with system configuration management framework such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or SaltStack

· Experience with system monitoring tools like Nagios, Ganglia, Cacti, Splunk, or ELK

· Experience building, installing and configuring third party software such as apache, python, tomcat

· Experience with Virtualization Technology such as VMware, Virtual Box, Vagrant

· Experience with Container Technology such as Docker

· Experience with cross-platform, continuous integration and continuous delivery tools like Jenkins or Artifactory

· Programming background with working knowledge of language like Bourne, Csh, Python, Ruby, C, or C++

· Experience with team collaboration tools such as Git, Subversion or Confluence

Desired Skills:

· Have excellent user interface, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

· Organization skill to manage large quantities of system information with attention to detail

· The ability to work in a team environment and learn quickly

· The ability to work with deadline and deliverable

· The ability to independently follow and execute instructions provided

· The ability to independently learn new tools and technology

· The ability to analyze complex problem

· The ability to automate simple and/or repetitive tasks

· A keen interest in learning all aspects of information technology from Unix system, networking, storage to security


The candidate will be required to work in Pasadena CA

Desired Education:

B.S./B.A. with a minimum of 2 years of experience that demonstrate technical, communication and development skills. May substitute experience for education.
ed Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Orion, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, GOES-R, OSIRIS-REx, Maven, JUNO, Grail, and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon’s home office is located in scenic Denver, Colorado, and our regional office is in historic downtown Titusville, Florida. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.

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