Job Title: System Administrator (Mid-Level)

Job ID: # 347

Job Description:

The SES III contract provides IT services throughout all aspects of the engineering process of the entire space systems arena. We are looking for a Linux System Administrator to support in-house Engineering and Flight Software hosted on high performance systems running RHEL and Ubuntu Linux operating systems. The candidate will be trained to run inhouse applications such as Freespace and will be responsible for deployment, patching, system reliability and performance monitoring.

This job is located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and will work on the Lab IT Services Team supporting the On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing (OSAM-1) project.

Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Primary Duties:

  • Perform hands on technical duties with Windows and Linux servers /desktops
  • Respond to trouble tickets for troubleshooting software, hardware, and networking issues.
  • Provide computer systems administration including networking, system baselining, system backup and recovery, patch management and service monitoring.
  • Perform system maintenance and software deployments in a Windows/Linux environment.
  • Configure IT hardware, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with our standards and project requirements.
  • Install and maintain monthly security patches as required.
  • Develop and maintain thorough documentation of installation, configuration, and troubleshooting procedures.


  • 3+ years of experience with Linux systems administration (Ubuntu preferred).
  • 2+ years of experience with configuration management tools (Ansible preferred).
  • Experienced with various server types (web, file, license, application, etc.)
  • Experienced with Ubuntu-based Linux distributions.
  • Experience with the network environment at Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • Familiarity with compliance requirements of the NIST FIPS/FISMA or other formal IT Security compliance program.

Relevant Experience: 3- 5 years


  • BA/BS or higher preferred, in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Software Engineering or other related disciplines or equivalent experience.

Security Clearance and other Requirements:

Individual must meet government NAC and citizenship/ permanent residency requirements for access to NASA GSFC. Extensive background investigation will be performed as a requirement of the job.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. You may be required to provide documentation of Full Coronavirus Vaccination Status to Omitron, and to the designated personnel of the subcontracting, contracting and/or federal officials.

Company Overview

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.

Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply. E-Verify Participation/ EEO/AA