Linux Systems Engineer

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Apex Systems
Full Time

Job Description

Job#: 1289446

Job Description:

Apex Systems, America's second largest technical staffing firm, has an opportunity for a

Linux Systems Engineer

In support of the Navy with a top DoD client in Charleston, SC.

If interested in this, or any other opportunities with Apex Systems, please send a resume and best contact information to Donna Badin, Sr. Professional via


Location: North Charleston, SC - (fully on-site at the customer location)

Terms: 6 month contract-to-hire


Linux System Engineer - This position is for a Linux System Engineer supporting the next generation Navy tactical communications systems. We are seeking a motivated, analytical, and detail-oriented engineer to assist our Navy customer in defining, developing, implementing, maintaining, supporting, tuning, and troubleshooting software and hardware infrastructure relating to Linux servers. These key positions are part of a dynamic team fulfilling technical needs of our military and will be responsible for developing software applications that support Navy tactical communications systems. We are seeking motivated, analytical, and detail-oriented computer professionals to join our growing company. If you have a strong Linux background, reinforced with software development and networking knowledge, leverage your passion for software and technology to start a new career with us.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintaining Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers
  • Administering Red Hat virtual machines (KVM) and containers (Docker/Podman)
  • Developing software applications in Python (Python preferred, Java or C# experience considered)
  • Automation of maintenance tasks using shell scripting (Bash)
  • Maintain source code in software repositories (Git)
  • Assisting in management of network devices, including configuration of layer 2 & 3 switches and routers
  • Assist subject matter experts with software engineering change requests (ECR) and software installation documentation
  • Research and resolve software trouble reports impacting application functionality.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable Department of Defense (DoD) guidelines for IT system security, specifically STIG compliance

Position Requirements:
  • Must currently possess and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Level Security Clearance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of hardware specifications found in desktops, laptops, tablets and servers
  • Strong documentation and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple goals and priorities
  • Self-Motivated, strong work ethic and commitment to quality
  • A passion for learning about, and working in the IT industry

  • BS Degree in relevant technical field or combination of education and experience
  • CompTIA Security+
  • 8-10 years of Linux system administration experience
  • 5 years of software development experience using Python or Java or C#
  • Bash and shell script development experience
  • Technical documentation experience

Desired: networking and testing experience 3 years' experience working with a wide range of IT products

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)

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Position Id : BHJOB2374_1289446
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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