High Performance Computing Engineer in Atlanta, GA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  818509

Chamblee, GA – Jr. Red Hat Linux Engineer – Job# 818509


Job Title: Jr. Red Hat Linux Engineer


Hiring Company: Apex Systems Inc.


Location: Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341


Pay: DOE – You are paid hourly while on contract. Conversion salary would be negotiable to $65,000 per year.


Job duration: Contract to direct hire; anticipated contract length is 6 months


Work Hours: Monday – Friday, First shift



  • Provides installation, maintenance, and operational support of specialized infrastructure and application software.
  • Duties would include troubleshooting & managing IT related issues pertaining to Linux and Windows environments, including high performance computing and scientific computing applications.
  • Will have to carry mobile devices and provide support off hours.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Min. 3-5 years' of experience in Red Hat Linux Admin, Shell Scripting, Perl, PHP
  • Intermediate to senior level installation, maintenance, and operational support with Linux (Rhel 6\7, Centos)
  • Knowledge of Linux High Performance Computing (HPC) in “research computing” and/or “scientific computing” environments
  • Exposure to HPC Clustering (Univa Grid Engine, SGE, XCAT, ROCKS, etc.)
  • Experience scripting with BASH and/or Perl
  • Familiar with Network and Firewall technologies
  • Scientific Computing Application support experience (including but not limited to BioInformatics applications such as BLAST, BEAGLE, R, MATLAB, etc)
  • Experience with Saltstack and/or Ansible
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.)


Nice to have:

  • Min. 3-5 years' of experience in Core Database Administration, Configuration Mgmt & Orchestration-SaltStack


How to Apply:

  • Please be mindful to read the entire job description before applying to the position.
  • If you have relevant skills, meet the requirements and are interested in applying please email Anthony at amuscolino@apexsystemsinc.com two (2) professional references along with your resume in a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format. Please include “Atlanta, GA – Jr. Red Hat Linux Engineer – Job# 818509” in the subject line and an introduction to yourself in the body of the email.


Additional perks include: CompTIA certification discounts, a business casual work environment, career development workshops through Apex Systems, technical training webinars, contractor health benefits (at a group discounted rate), matching 401K, and more!


(Note: PTO/Vacation pay is NOT included while on contract)


EEO Employer

Apex Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. 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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 706-612-2739.