Linux Systems Engineer

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Apex Systems
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Job Description

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Title: Linux Systems Engineer
Location: Lorton, Va
Terms: Contract to Hire

Apex Systems is seeking a Linux System Engineer, with an emphasis in Linux-based systems, but optimally with experience in a variety of other operating systems and platforms such as MS Windows Server to support team operations in Lorton, VA.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Providing enterprise virtualized environment support by providing high-end engineering; support Linux-based services; and deployment and maintenance of systems supporting our customers

  • Providing input to key project decisions with regard to success criteria for system requirements, design, testing methods, and delivery activities

  • Actively communicating with key program stakeholders regarding status of activities and potential recommendations for improvement regarding the customer's network and systems

  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting issues within the deployed systems

  • Planing, designing, developing and recommending enhancements and modifications to existing systems as well as any new systems scheduled for development

  • Supporting management activities to include patch management and backups across deployed systems

  • Servings as key point of contact with regard to developing, recommending, implementing and testing disaster recovery plans

  • Mentoring junior staff to proactively diagnose and resolve complex problems


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Minimum Experience:

  • 5+ years' related experience

  • Hands-on experience with Linux-based operating systems to include CentOS, Red Hat, and Kali Linux in addition to virtualization technologies such as VMware and RHEV

  • Hands-on Linux (CentOS, Red Hat, and Kali) based engineering: designing, building and troubleshooting experience

  • Systems integration and troubleshooting experience

  • Build and configuration management experience to include Patch Management experience

  • Creative problem solving

  • Ability to remain on task - self-motivated and a strong communicator

Preferred Experience:

  • Hands-on VMware engineering preferred: design, build and troubleshoot

  • Hands-on Windows Server: design, build and troubleshoot

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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 : BHJOB2374_1104569
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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