Systems Engineer in Bethesda, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1013037
Apex Systems ha an immediate opening for a Systems Engineer in Bethesda, MD.  This is a long-term contract-to-hire position supporting a division of the federal government, and compensation ranges depending on experience.  If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Justin Cramer at
Job Responsibilities and Functions:
  • Design, optimize and deploy BigFix Suite of applications and capabilities
  • Design, optimize and deploy BigFix action scripts to automate distribution of application packages and security patches across servers and workstations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on issues or tasks related to the remote distribution of application packages and security patches across servers and workstations.
  • Ensure all hardware (Windows & Linux) are within compliance with the standards established by the operating environment
  • Proactively identify, report and remediating discrepancies related to vulnerability or compliance findings using the change management procedures
  • Troubleshoot issues reported by users and perform problem resolution regarding related service requests.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for any and all issues that may affect workstations (OS, Application, Network, GPO, etc.)
  • Install, monitor and tune Windows and Linux Server operating system software and virtual machine sub-system software.
  • Develop processing standards, procedures, and automation for use by IT staff in a constantly growing and evolving environment.
  • Assist in updating disaster recovery plans and testing continuity of operations
  • Work within help desk ticketing system to document all work performed and communication with clients
  • Deliver weekly reports to supervisor; project-based communications as required

Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Three years of experience implementing and supporting BigFix Suite
  • Experience with BigFix and Tableau Reports Integration
  • Three years of experience supporting RedHat and Windows Server platforms
  • Strong skills in automation and scripting (Python, PowerShell)
  • ITIL Foundations Certificate

Desired Qualifications and Experience:
  • Ability to write clear, concise documentation
  • Experience with VMWare or RHEL implementations
  • Experience supporting Cisco UCS infrastructure
  • Experience with Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Experience with RedHat Satellite and RedHat Ansible
  • Knowledge or experience with Storage Area Networks

Education and Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • MCSE, MCSA, MCP/MTA, RHCSA, RHCE, Network+, Security+

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