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Linux System Administrator - III in Colorado Springs, CO at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  924151

Actively seeking a highly motivated Lead Linux Systems Administrator to join our team in Colorado Springs. 

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Job Description
  • This position is in support of Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract.
  • The systems administrator administers the operations of computer systems related to operating systems, servers, and end-user workstation.
  • Although the administrator is not responsible for writing new application
    software, the administrator demonstrates understanding of how software behaves in order to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot systems.
  • Additionally, the administrator researches new technologies and leverages optimization techniques to ensure that systems operate efficiently.
  • System Administrators must understand the dependencies of other technical
    services running in the enterprise environment (i.e., system to service dependencies).
  • Representative technical certifications at this level may include Linux Professional Institute Certifications, Red had Certified Engineer, VMWare Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Linux+, Linux Professional Institute Certifications, Red Hat RHCSA, RHCE & RHCA, and Oracle Linux OCA & OCP.

Qualifications – External
  • Basic Requirements: High School Diploma (or GED) with 12 years general experience and/or an Associate's degree with 10 years general experience and/or a Bachelor's degree with 8 years general experience; must include 6 years related experience in relevant business systems, operating systems and servers and/or experience in light programming, project management of small initiative, and trouble shooting.
  • Candidate must possess a CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance. Must have experience with Linux server OS.

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