Linux Admin in Dahlgren, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job #:  833660


Apex Systems is looking for a Linux Administrator in Dahlgren, VA. Responsible for system administration and customer support of servers and workstations in a Research, Development, and Testing, and Engineering (RDT&E) environment. 

Responsibilities to include:
• Linux system administration and provide technical problem solving and in-depth consulting for system operations. 
• Work as part of a team responsible for administration and management of servers, end-user workstations, and potentially clustered systems operating in both unclassified and classified network environments. 
• Analysis, design, and implementation of modifications to the system software in order to improve system performance, correct errors, or fulfill specific needs. 
• Participate in planning new hardware acquisitions, developing operating policy, interacting with vendors, educating customers, and communicating and collaborating with other projects within the organization. 
• Work closely with scientists and engineers to help them use workstations and servers to solve their computationally intensive problems. 
• Support of individual user workstations and associated software will be required. 
• Provide support for application installation, licenses management, software tracking/distribution and backup/recovery of system configurations and user data files. Assist users in applying for accounts, and approving user access.
Requirements   • 3 years’ demonstrated experience in system administration of Linux-based servers and Linux-based workstations. 
• Well-developed Linux system management skills are required. 
• Hardware experience with HP and Dell systems
• Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) criteria of Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification at time of hire.
• Demonstrated experience working in an environment with rapidly changing job priorities.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must have an active security clearance at the Top Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.









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