Linux System Admin. in Lorton, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1010615

Title: Linux Systems Admin
Location: Lorton, VA
Terms: Contract to Hire
Apex Systems is seeking a Linux System Admin with an emphasis in Linux-based systems, but optimally with experience in a variety of other operating systems and platforms to support team operations in Lorton, VA. 
What You'll Be Doing:

  • Providing enterprise virtualized environment support by providing high-end engineering; support Linux-based services; and deployment and maintenance of systems supporting our customers

  • Providing input to key project decisions with regard to success criteria for system requirements, design, testing methods, and delivery activities 

  • Actively communicating with key program stakeholders regarding status of activities and potential recommendations for improvement regarding the customer's network and systems

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting issues within the deployed systems 

  • Planning, designing, developing and recommending enhancements and modifications to existing systems as well as any new systems scheduled for development 

  • Supporting management activities to include patch management and backups across deployed systems 

  • Servings as key point of contact with regard to developing, recommending, implementing and testing disaster recovery plans

  • Working closely with other team personnel to proactively diagnose and resolve complex problems

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ related experience

  • Hands-on experience with Linux-based operating systems to include CentOS, Red Hat, and Kali Linux in addition to virtualization technologies such as VMware

  • Hands-on Linux (CentOS, Red Hat, and Kali) based engineering: designing, building and troubleshooting experience

  • Systems integration and troubleshooting experience

  • Build and configuration management experience to include Patch Management experience

  • Creative problem solving

  • Ability to remain on task - self-motivated and a strong communicator

  • Security Clearance: must be able to obtain/maintain a secret or top secret clearance

  Preferred Experience:
  • Hands-on VMware engineering preferred: design, build and troubleshoot

EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.