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IT Specialist

Galaxy Technology Hires LLC Houston, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Ever wanted to be part of a start-up culture, but perhaps within a company that has established itself with financial stability and overcome some of the start-up company challenges?


Our client is continuing to scale its uniquely, small team further, as they are continuing to see success with all of their current customers, and simultaneously adding new customers all the time.


Engineers get the opportunity to work on really cutting-edge projects and be an intricate part of cool and exciting missions, often owning projects. Often splitting their time with various types of projects, engineers within this organization also get the opportunity to further develop and learn new skills every day.



Seeking an experienced and talented information technology (IT) specialist to help maintain and evolve a Linux environment, mainly supporting software developers and engineers working on cutting edge autonomous and human spaceflight projects. This specialist will focus on system configuration, deployment, and infrastructure maintenance/improvements for a small business with both routine operational needs and data-intensive computational requirements. Initially, the primary focus will be maturation of the virtualization infrastructure to support different projects with varying data and computational needs. Integrated with this goal, the provisioning system will need to be improved and hardened for automation of deployment of Linux servers/workstations/laptops. This will be followed by assisting in creating a similar workflow for Windows systems and configuration.

For more than 15 years this company has tackled complex problems by providing innovative engineering and software solutions to advance space exploration – and had fun doing it. The team fosters a collaborative culture with a relaxed work environment where happy employees produce exceptional outcomes. Being a part of this company means being part of a team of highly skilled professionals in fields such as aerospace engineering, software, mathematics, and physics, who create innovative products and solutions to advance space exploration. The goal is to provide you with challenging work in a fun environment.

Required Skills (must be more than just familiar):

  • Extensive Linux administration experience
  • Extensive exposure to various virtualization technologies
  • Knowledgeable in software development practices
  • Comfortable in software, hardware, and network troubleshooting
  • Knowledgeable in system deployment automation technologies
  • Experience with software, hardware, and network configuration management practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • U.S. Citizen (or Permanent Resident)
  • BS, MS in Information Technology, Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering or similar degree
  • 5+ years of experience in system administration and information technologies supporting both Linux and Windows administration

Other useful skills (desired but not required):

  • Experience in supporting government sector contracts


Galaxy Technology Hires LLC


Houston, TX



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