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Linux Systems Engineer (NASA ISS) New




Houston, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


Leidos has an opening for a Linux Systems Engineer to join the team supporting the International Space Station's (ISS) Space Operations Computing (SpOC), Station Support Computer (SSC) Laptop & Network Integration group. The Linux Systems Engineer will be a member of the SpOC/SSC software team, and will participate in software/load development activities for the on-board SSC.

The Systems Engineer should have a broad knowledge and practical experience working in both Linux and MS Windows environments, as well as knowledge of common networking practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop new elements of the SSC system.
  • Provide support for elements of the SSC system as assigned – implementing change requests to modify existing features, add new features, or correct discrepancies in existing software.
  • Sustaining support includes: requirement analysis and documentation, software design and implementation, test procedure development, and software documentation.
  • Participate as a member of one or more organizational teams addressing all areas of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Interact with internal team members (NASA and contractor) along with external stakeholders (NASA and contractor) across all phases of the SDLC

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other technically related area and a minimum of 4 years' relevant experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Programming knowledge/ experience in any of the following is highly desired: PowerShell,; C/C++; PHP; Bash.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following is a plus: Build Automation tools (e.g. Jenkins); Ansible; Puppet; Virtual Machines; DNS/DHCP; Microsoft Deployment Tool; Active Directory implementations; iOS/Swift. 

Must be able to pass a Public Trust background investigation. U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residence is required due to length of investigation required for non-U.S. persons.



Public Trust





Network Administration and Ops

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