job summary:Randstad is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to support a long-term government contract. The position is currently remote but will be return on-site in some capacity to Mountain View, California.Responsibilities for the Systems Engineer:Day to day operations of the Linux HPC clusters with an emphasis on storage systems Proactively monitor, analyze, and correct system issuesDeveloping scripts to automate repetitive tasks or tools to enhance support of HPC systemsSystem performance analysis and tuning Building, installing and supporting user requested softwareQualifications for the Systems Engineer:5+ years of Systems Engineer/Administration ExperienceExperience with Linux kernel development and the Linux development communityExperience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP), OpenStack, and KubernetesAble to obtain a Public Trust Clearance Compensation for the Systems Engineer:$120,000-$165,000 (depending on years of experience)Benefits Package including: Health, Medical, Dental, 401k, and PTO Plans Keywords: systems, systems administration, systems engineering, linux, unix, perl, bash, python, aws, azure, openstack, Kubernetes location: Mountain View, Californiajob type: Contractsalary: $75 - 85 per hourwork hours: 8am to 5pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:You will be an active on-site member of the Client account team supporting the High Performance Computing (HPC) systems at NASA Ames Research Center. The team supports 4 On-site Supercomputers 16,000+ node, 17+ combined petaflop supercomputer systems with ~75 petabytes of temporary storage and an exabyte capable archive system connected in one of the world's largest InfiniBand fabrics. Day to day operations of the Linux HPC clusters with an emphasis on storage systems Proactively monitor, analyze, and correct system issues Developing scripts to automate repetitive tasks or tools to enhance support of HPC systems System performance analysis and tuning Building, installing and supporting user requested software Support HPC technology evaluations and assessments Provide significant escalated user support in resolving issues and managing support tickets requests in Remedy 24x7 on-call support and after hours support as required Ad-Hoc on-site HW break-fix work as needed of the HPC systems Other duties as assigned qualifications:Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: Storage adminLinux adminSystem AdminEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.