Systems Engineer in Smithfield, RI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  861920

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer role that can sit in the Smithfield, RI OR Merrimack, NH area. This is a 6+ Month Contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience.

For applicants who are interested in this Systems Engineer opportunity; please send a Word resume to Cassie Wagner, Professional Recruiter @


Here are the details:

Role: Systems Engineer

Duration: 6+ Month Contract (Through end of 2018)

Location: Smithfield, RI OR Merrimack, NH



You will be part of a team of professionals that are responsible for the build, upgrade, stability, maintainability and availability of Distributed Systems and Applications.


  • This role primarily focuses on the automation of application installation and configuration in test and production environments – (RedHat Linux and windows)



  • Installation of WebSphere product suite and administration of WebSphere instances
  • Manage and maintain Splunk 6.5 clustered  environment including agent install, query management, index management and license compliance
  • Manage application and system infrastructure patch releases, including enhancements to current system functionality.
  • Work with other Business support groups to understand and implement changes with their assistance and within their guidelines.
  • Support infrastructure changes and communicate to developers the impact in their environments.

Leading candidates will possess a working knowledge and skill level in the following:

  • Red Hat Linux, scripting design and development to automate processes, WebSphere application server administration, Splunk Administration experience required


  • Proven analytic and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong service-oriented focus and a passion to achieve results.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Application technology knowledge and experience in one or two areas
  • Full Project Life Cycle experience
  • Solid specific business knowledge through training and application experience
  • Understanding of technical architecture and the ability to recommend and make modifications and enhancements
  • Strong sense of ownership and willingness to take responsibility/accountability.
  • Experience in database concepts, data analysis, and support tools
  • Scripting or automation knowledge a plus
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following:
  • General knowledge of Network concepts and basic troubleshooting methods.




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