Linux Systems Administrator

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Apex Systems
Linux, Systems, UNIX, Windows, Applications, Management, Scheduling, Java, SQL, Apache, IT, Application, IP, Computer, Scripts
Full Time

Job Description

If interested, please send resume, contact info, and times you're available M-F for a phone call to Chris at so we can discuss details and next steps.

Title: Sr. Linux Systems Administrator

Location of Services: Remote* until COVID clears or can sit onsite in Herndon, VA 20171. Eventually will need to sit onsite in Herndon, VA

Estimated Contract Duration: 12+ months, potential for extension and/or conversion to permanent

Shift: Monday through Friday, 1 st shift

Compensation: Competitive, hourly, weekly pay based on qualifications

Parking: Free parking available for those working onsite


General Responsibilities
  • Administer multiple server OS; UNIX/Linux and Windows environment
  • Deployment, configuration, and verification of key mission critical applications and infrastructure
  • Create scripts and assist with automated deployment processes
  • Design and deploy key SaaS Applications and Management elements
  • Setup and configuration of tools to monitor the applications, security, and auditing
  • Provide extensive troubleshooting and technical expertise in identifying issues that impact service delivery
  • Provide comprehensive troubleshooting and recommend fixes for application issues, including batch jobs, data store, application functionality, management layers, and load balancing
  • Scheduling, planning and implementing new systems
  • Operational support as application SME for 24x7 systems, including on-call rotation duties
  • Conduct collaboration and open communication; reaching across functional borders
  • Utilize your support expertise to set and improve existing standards for system administration such as process, builds, monitoring, reporting and documentation

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Expertise with Linux, SUSE
  • Expertise in Tomcat and Java
  • Expertise in SaaS multitenant environment architecture
  • Expertise building, implementing and supporting monitoring tools
  • Experience with Microsoft 2008, 2012, SQL, and Active Directory is a plus
  • Experience with Chef automation is a plus
  • Experience in Apache and F5 Load Balancers is a plus
  • Demonstrated IT work experience with an emphasis towards production support of high capacity mission critical Cloud applications and systems
  • Expertise running mid to large scale implementation projects, often with tight deadlines

Core Competencies:
  • Solid understanding of security fundamentals as they pertain to SaaS Multitenant Application systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Understanding and troubleshooting IP networks
  • Understanding and troubleshooting application stacks
  • Deployment of application and monitoring solutions
  • Proven support documentation creation
  • Proven implementation project plan creation

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, or equivalent preferred

If interested, please send resume, contact info, and times you're available M-F for a phone call to Chris at so we can discuss details and next steps.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, 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

Company Information

Apex Systems is a world class technology services business that incorporates industry insights and experience to deliver solutions that fulfill our clients’ digital visions. We provide a continuum of service from workforce mobilization and modern enterprise solutions to digital innovation to drive better results and bring more value to our clients. Apex transforms our customers with modern enterprise solutions tailored to the industries we serve. Apex has a presence in over 70 markets across US, Canada and Mexico. Apex is a segment of ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN)

Dice Id : apexsan
Position Id : 1081468
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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