Linux Systems Engineer in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  826097

Apex Systems, LLC is immediately seeking a highly accomplished Linux Systems Engineer with demonstrated success supporting and providing leadership within Software Development Teams. For this position we'll be asking you to work with newly developed software in a mixed Linux / Android environment. You'll be working on a small team of exceptionally smart people to design and build cutting edge technology, pushing the envelope of what is possible within the web and mobile spaces.


Client: Government Integrator

Location: Aberdeen, MD

Duration: Direct Hire

Clearance: Must be able to obtain & maintain a SECRET clearance with the DOD


Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, eligible for a security clearance with the DOD
  • Bachelors’ Degree and 5+ years of professional Linux systems/software engineering experience; In lieu of a degree you may substitute 6+ years of experience
  • Must have hands on experience scripting with two or more of the following:
    • Bash/sh
    • Python
    • Perl
  • Familiar with standard shell utilities including: Sed, Awk, Grep, Less, Df, Du
  • Experience with some of the following tracing/debugging tools: Strace, Ltrace, Ftrace, Nm, Objdump, Xxd, Gdb
  • In depth hands on experience with RPM based distribution
  • Intimately familiar with Makefiles and RPM spec files, as well as Linux Containers (LXC)
  • Ability to troubleshoot SE Linux policies
  • Experience working within virtualized environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with respect to all above requirements
    • Must be able to pass an in-person scripting scenario
  • Have worked within an Agile methodology utilizing Scrum Teams

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience developing software in C/C++ is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to take strategic guidance and execute in a self-motivated manner
  • Passionate about learning new technologies, tools, and platforms
  • Experience with Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence).
  • Experience with tools such as Bitbake, and Yocto