Linux Systems Administrator

| Columbia, MD, USA
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Apex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest Information Technology staffing firm, has an opportunity for a Linux System Administrator to workfor a technology company supporting DoD programs inColumbia, Maryland ( on-site estimate at least 75% of the time)

**PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense TS/SCI Security Clearance with Full Scope Poly security clearance as a condition and continuation of employment**

If interested and qualified for this position please apply today and we will review your application within 2 business days.

Position Details:

Role: Linux Systems Adminsitrator

Must have CompTIA Security+

Location: Columbia, Maryland ( on-site estimate at least 75% of the time)

Duration: Long term contract

  • Key Responsibilities: • Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent industry experience • Strong collaboration skills; works well on a team • Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills • Flexible, proactive, ability to work with minimal direction in an open and fast-paced environment • Strong technical skills and proven ability to provide technical support • Demonstrated ability to identify customer requirements and articulate across the team • Significant experience as a Linux System Administrator, with a focus on large Hadoop and Accumulo based clusters. • Proficiency in Bash and Python scripting. • Experience with configuration management tools, using tools like Puppet. • Familiarity with cloud-based repositories and associated technologies. • Strong background in troubleshooting operational system issues, especially in a fast-paced mission environment. • Ability to effectively interface with external teams, including hardware, network, and infrastructure support. • Understanding of and experience in implementing security measures for Linux systems. • Willingness to provide after-hours support and respond to changing requirements in a dynamic operational environment. • Security+ certification

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Experience working in customer environment
  • ServiceNow, Splunk experience
  • Understanding of physical computer hardware
  • Network configuration and network troubleshooting

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree and 12+ years of professional experience and a Master of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study.
  • Without a Masters degree, three additional years of relevant professional experience (15+ years in total).

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 [email protected] or 844-463-6178 .

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

More Information on Apex Systems
Apex Systems operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Glen Allen, VA, Glen Allen, VA, San Antonio, TX, Sacramento, CA and Denver, CO. Apex Systems was founded in 1995. It has 10467 total employees. To see all 741 open jobs at Apex Systems, click here.
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