Linux Sys Admin in Quantico, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  815190

Title: Linux Sys Admin

Location: Quantico, VA

Supporting: FBI

Clearance: Top Secret


Apex has an immediate opening for a Linux System Administrator who likes working in a fast-paced, collaborative, operationally-focused environment. The ideal candidate for this position is a system administrator or engineer who understands networking and routing amongst and between forward deployed Linux systems and traditional network equipment, who is excited by being intimately involved in customer missions. 


The position is responsible for creating and maintaining a variety of Linux systems interconnected amongst each other and to network equipment that makes up a mission-critical system. Successful candidates will support network and system engineering teams, along with customer counterparts (users and operators) on various projects and systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determine user requirements and design specifications for system configurations
  • Perform necessary maintenance to support server availability
  • Perform system-level design and configuration of products including determination of operating systems and other platform specifications
  • Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations to project managers regarding integration of these technologies into the existing system
  • Plan new system and network configurations and integration into existing systems to maintain optimal performance
  • Provide solutions that incorporate concepts across engineering disciplines and environments
  • Prepare complex work prints and schematics to define and illustrate entire system structures and solutions


  • Top Secret clearance 
  • At least 8 years of experience with Linux, networking, and telecommunications systems
  • Experience with system troubleshooting, system and networking optimization, and interconnecting technology configuration
  • Experience setting up and configuring networks, firewalls, and routing on Linux-based systems
  • Experience preferred with Cisco products and deployment methodologies
  • NO CERTIFICATION requirements