About US SSL is a leading provider of commercial satellites and spacecraft systems, with broad expertise to support satellite operators and innovative space related missions.
The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, and Earth observation. Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, SSL's advanced product line also includes state-of-the art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and automation solutions for remote operations. A career with SSL could shape your future in ways that you've never imagined.
Due to the nature of our business, SSL has export control and security sensitivities that require all of our employees to be a United States Citizen, Permanent Resident of the United States, an Asylee, or a Refugee. SSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Job Description
We are seeking a Linux System Administrator. In this role you will be responsible for the administration of satellite ground control and test systems. In particular, you will be responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining Linux (CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu) on servers and end-user stations. Additional duties includes repairing computers, making network connections, writing scripts and other tasks
An ideal applicant is one who: (1) is methodical, attentive, and does proactive preparation, (2) likes working in small teams of System Administrators and Software Engineers, (3) is willing to work off hours when problems arise (4) is able to quickly isolate issues (whether in software or hardware), and is able to resolve problems on their own.
This position will provide you the opportunity to work with a great team on exciting projects which help support the design, manufacture, test and launch of our satellites.
Beneficial, but not required, for applicant to have knowledge of the following: