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COLSA Corporation Linux Systems Analyst in Aberdeen, Maryland

Linux Systems Analyst 

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Job Location

Aberdeen, MD

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Clearance Required?


Level of Clearance Required


COLSA is seeking a Linux Systems Analyst in support of the US Army Corps of Engineers at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

  • Experience with Cent OS, Red Hat Linux, Cluster experience, Job-queuing software*

  • Responsible for reviewing user requirements and for providing direction in identifying problems and possible solutions *

  • Responsible for providing analytical support in the conceptualization, development and implementation of complex systems *

  • Responsible for defining system objectives and for preparing system design specifications that fit user's needs *

  • Formulates logical statements of user requirements and develops solutions *

  • Responsible for defining system objectives and for preparing system design specifications to meet user requirements*

  • Responsible for working with system users to define problem areas, data availability, report requirements, etc. *

  • May define input and output file specifications including file organization *

  • May be responsible for defining controls, conversion procedures and system implementation plans

  • May be responsible for creating test plans and procedures

  • Prepare routine logic flow charts on basic systems

  • May assist in analyzing requirements to ensure testability

  • Routinely do customer- level hardware support and work with vendors

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here ( .


  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or the equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 2 to 8 years work related experience

  • Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs

  • HPC (High Performance Computing) Experience

  • RHSA, RHCE or Linux+ certifications

  • Security+ certification

  • Minimum of an IAT level II required

  • DoD SECRET security clearance

  • Experience with DoD systems and DISA STIGs, CTOs, IAVMs and the ability to secure and maintain cyber posture.

  • Willing to be on-call and or work different shifts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Capable of working independently and possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and expertise to administer and maintain HPCMP systems

  • Batch queuing software experience: SLURM, PBS

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.