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Linux System Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Linux System Lead

Location: Warton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Up to £57,300 (Commensurate with skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain and own configuration of High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure, application and operating system
  • Ensure the workload management system (BPS Pro) configuration remains optimised for throughput whilst facilitating business priorities placed on the HPC
  • Network Performance Monitoring (InfiniBand network) and Storage Monitoring and Management (Lustre File System)
  • Supplier and end user engagement sessions
  • Continual Service Improvement and develop and maintain tools to analyse and report data for the HPS facilities
  • Implement backup and disaster recovery procedures (utilising HPE HPCM) in line with relevant policies, processes, and service level agreements for the facilities
  • Plan and implement physical infrastructure deployments for expansion or environment refresh

Your skills and experiences:


  • Previous experience as a Linux System Admin
  • STEM related degree or equivalent working experience in an IT environment


  • HPC Linux experience
  • HPC Workload Management experience
  • Previous experience leading or managing a small team


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The High-Performance Computing Team:

An exciting and rewarding opportunity is available within the Engineering Systems Competency Centre (ESCC) as a High-Performance Computing Technical Lead.

We are looking for an experienced engineer to take a highly technical and leading role in delivering, maintaining, and supporting high performance computing activities, across various engineering projects and programmes within BAE Systems.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is proactive, diligent and can lead a small team of engineers in a dynamic environment. Career progression is encouraged and supported within the ESCC and across the wider business.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.