\ \ \ Linux Systems Administrator\ \ Location: Reston, VA\ \ ***All interested and qualified candidates can please contact Schuyler Moose at email@example.com\ \ Description:\ \ \ \ Monitors system performance including legacy servers and cloud systems. \ \ Performs legacy and cloud O&M administration. \ \ Solves legacy server and cloud & virtualization issues.\ \ Maintaining and developing a local cloud virtualization environment (Nutanix)\ \ Developing and maintaining installation and configuration procedures for new server builds and STIGs.\ \ Troubleshooting hardware and software problems with Linux and Centos servers.\ \ Providing escalation support for subordinates and junior resources.\ \ Writing custom start scripts for various applications.\ \ Evaluating and implementing potential new tools and technologies.\ \ Working on assigned Change Requests/Problem tickets.\ \ Investigating and responding to alerts generated by the various monitoring systems in use\ \ Performing hardware maintenance/repair activities.\ \ Ensuring proper planning and execution of major projects/maintenance activities. \ \ \ Required Qualifications:\ \ \ \ Must have ability to obtain and/or maintain TS/SCI clearance\ \ Experience managing legacy Linux servers and cloud resources.\ \ Highly versed in Linux administration and best practices\ \ Familiar with enterprise network architectures\ \ Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation such as Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl\ \ General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc...)\ \ General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc...)\ \ A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position and four (4) years of relevant experience\ \ An additional four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree\ \ Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification.\ \ \ Desired Qualifications:\ \ \ \ Familiar with multi-level security environments (U, S, TS)\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ EEO EmployerApex 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 844-463-6178.