KBRwyle SSMO Systems Administrator in Greenbelt, Maryland

SSMO Systems Administrator


The System Administrator will support development, sustaining engineering and operations for the Ground Systems and Mission Operations (GSMO-2) program in support of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. The primary role of this position is to provide computer system administration support to various science missions. This includes installation and configuration of systems and networks, software integration, system testing, problem troubleshooting, IT security standards compliance and operational support.

Position Duties: Supports real time/scientific operations area where system availability is mission critical. Perform duties such as sustaining system operations, configuration management, operating system, COT and application software installation and configuration, system backups, and troubleshooting and resolving system, application, network and connectivity issues. Maintain system compliance with NASA IT security policies and procedures.


B.S. degree in Engineering, Math, or Computer/Information Science field plus 2 years of directly related experience.

  • In-depth working knowledge of Red Hat Linux operating system

  • Working knowledge of configuring and building other Unix systems

  • Experience in troubleshooting MOC component issues

  • Working knowledge of Windows operating system

  • Working knowledge of computer hardware installation and repair

  • Working knowledge of system network configuration, including network authorization (LDAP, Active Directory, PAM) on Windows and Linux systems

  • Ability to complete mandatory NASA System Administration and IT Security training for supported platforms, and obtain NASA System Administrator certification required

  • US Citizenship required

  • Ability to obtain National Agency Check Inquiry (NACI) background check required

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: IT Data Systems

Primary Location: US-US-MD-Greenbelt

Req ID: 1071971