Systems Admin in Saint Petersburg, FL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  848988

Apex Systems is looking for a Systems Administrator (Application Support Role) in St. Petersburg, FL 33716 to support enterprise level applications. The Systems Administrator should have experience with IIS, Linux OS, Windows OS, and F5.

If you would like to discuss further, please reply with an updated resume to Joe Barowski Lead Infrastructure Professional Recruiter

Must Have:

  • Very Good Communication- will be working with 27 different Business Units
  • Supporting multiple enterprise Level Application Support
  • IIS, Apache Tomcat
  • Windows Server experience 70%
  • Linux Server experience 30%
  • F5 exp.
  • PowerShell

Systems Administrator (Application Support Role) – Windows 70% Linux- 30%


Administers and manages complex enterprise technology solutions. Acts as primary support and central point of contact on large or multiple systems with significant impact across the firm. Extensive contact with internal customers, other technology professionals, and vendors is required to identify, research, analyze, and resolve system issues and problems.


  • Manages and maintains complex systems.
  • Performs implementations and upgrades in compliance with security guidelines.
  • Ensures availability, security and integrity of assigned systems.
  • Monitors systems, including setting alerts to maintain the stability of the environment and monitoring error logs. Troubleshoots or escalates issues as needed.
  • Evaluates and identifies ways to automate, streamline, and improve day-to-day maintenance and administrative practices.
  • Installs or coordinates installation of updates/patches and releases on development, test, pre-production, and production systems.
  • Ensures adherence to Service Level Agreements regarding application availability.
  • Serves as central point of contact and as a liaison to other IT departments and vendors regarding installations, server maintenance, licensing and upgrade issues.
  • Participating in project meetings supporting business objectives which Linux team has deliverables for.
  • Effectively manages communication between end users, vendors, and IT departments to solve production, pre-production, test, and t environment problems quickly.
  • Creates and maintains accurate system run book for assigned systems.
  • Maintains current description and documentation of application configuration, including tracking and documenting any changes to environments.
  • Assists in capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning on assigned systems.
  • Participates in business continuity and disaster recovery planning, including assisting with fault tolerance and disaster recovery plans.
  • Occasional non-business hour work requirements for patching, or other updates; ability to take on call responsibilities.


Experience and Skills

Minimum of a B.S. in Computer Science, MIS or related degree and three (5) years of related experience preferably in systems administration or combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge of the following highly preferred:

Windows: Server, IIS

Linux: Apache, JBOSS

  • Concepts, principles and practices of systems administration.
  • Monitoring tools to ensure required availability of assigned systems.
  • Active Directory, TCP/IP networking protocols, DNS.
  • Backup and recovery technologies.
  • Network and security concepts and technologies.
  • Automation, monitoring, and testing using PowerShell, Shell, Perl, Python, OR Ruby.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking standards, protocols, etc.
  • RHEL Satellite management server.
  • VMWare Virtualization software.
  • RHEL, SUSE, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora knowledge desired.
  • Apache web server configuration and support.
  • Virtualization and private cloud technologies is preferred.
  • Project/Quality Management.
  • ITIL Practices/Change control.










EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. 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 or 844-463-6178.