Publicis Sapient

Senior Linux Systems Engineer (Account Management) - Bethesda, MD

System Engineer in Washington, DC , Arlington, VA

Posted 2019-10-30

Are you a Systems Admin with account management experience who wants the opportunity to work on a system aimed at improving the lives of thousands of individuals? We're looking for a Linux System Administrator to join a very specialized team whose primary focus will be to analyze, improve, and operate user account management systems on the largest High Performance Computing cluster solely dedicated to biomedical research.

Analyze existing user account management system on a 2500-user HPC cluster
Conceptualize and design improvements to the process and interfaces
Develop and maintain updated account management system that can be easily utilized by internal staff as well as users
Share design, status and changes via discussion and documentation with staff
Manage annual account renewal process
Provide training to staff on updated account management process
Respond to user questions and resolve account-related problems

Must haves:
Two or more years of Linux administration experience
Ability to code in Python and PHP (additional languages a plus)
Ability to understand complex logistical account process
Ability to write user-friendly, secure, robust web interfaces for users
Ability to develop procedures and scripts for staff to manage user accounts
Experience in developing and deploying applications on UNIX or Linux platforms in a high-performance computing (HPC) environment
Ability to multitask
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
Detail-oriented and able to work independently in an unstructured environment
Proven ability to pick up issues quickly, to articulate complex matters clearly
Strong project planning, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Strong communications skills, both oral and written
Fluent in both written and spoken English

Nice to have:
Familiarity with MySQL databases and ability to write MySQL commands
Familiarity with git for code maintenance
Experience documenting processes and procedures

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Company summary

Publicis.Sapient, the Digital Business Transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, is purpose-built to help clients reimagine their business for the digital age, helping ensure what they do has a material impact on their business performance and the experiences of their customers. Publicis.Sapient houses SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting—bringing leading digital pioneers, experiences consultants, cutting-edge technologists, and industry experts to partner with our clients.

Tech Stack

Java, Swing, Spring MVC, AJAX, AngularJS, Node, ReactJS JavaScript, GWT, SQL, Tomcat, Oracle, JUnit, Maven, Ant, Hudson, Jenkins, JSON, XML, AEM, .NET.

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