Linux/HPC System Administrator - Contract
GeoEye - Longmont, CO

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About the Company

DigitalGlobe, Inc. is a profitable, fast growing technology company. We operate a highly sophisticated commercial earth-imaging satellite constellation enabling us to amass the largest database of high resolution imagery in the world. Our systems manage massive scale storage and processing of this data in order to provide imagery solutions to companies like Google, Microsoft, Garmin, Tele Atlas & Bushnell. In addition, our information quality meets the rigorous Defense & Intelligence standards for the US government and governments around the world.


This senior professional position is responsible for advanced installation, configuration, and management of Linux operating systems and related toolsets, supporting complex enterprise-level applications, including HPC, and providing technical leadership within the IS department. This support is provided in accordance with corporate and company policy and industry best practices. The position also provides on-call support on a rotational basis with other team members.

The qualified candidate will perform a variety of difficult assignments associated with Linux System administration and HPC systems administration, including monitoring and controlling of Linux installations, HPC deployments, analyzing system faults, troubleshooting issues, and running diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect and resolve problems.

Essential Duties

The following duties are not meant to be all inclusive and may be changed or modified by the company at any time.
  • Assist with the installation, configuration and management of the Linux infrastructure.
  • Assist with the installation, configuration and management of HPC systems.
  • Analyze system performance, modifying parameters to improve throughput and effectively utilize system resources.
  • Monitors resource usage, making required adjustments.
  • With administrative direction and assistance from management and the architecture team,
    • Lead the evaluation and selection of tools.
    • Set up product demos a

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