Job Description: Job #: 989953
Job Title: Linux System Administrator
Location: Washington, DC
Schedule: 40 hours/week
Terms: 6 month contract to hire
Apex Systems, the nation's second largest IT staffing and technology services firm, has an immediate opening for a Linux System Administrator to sit on-site in Washington, DC.
Perform most system administration activities during the system-wide maintenance window
Troubleshoot and correct servers issues by using log files and Zabbix and other troubleshooting tools and techniques
Apply patches using Satellite and Yum and subscription services and troubleshoot and correct any restart issues
Perform operational activities on a SAN ( e.g. create and remove SAN volumes, increase or decrease volumes, and data recover from SAN snapshots)
Strong Linux background with bash scripting experience
Experience with RedHat Satellite 6 including creating content views and host groups.
Working knowledge of and experience with using Puppet
Two years of experience with KVM Hypervisor or four years of experience working with other virtualization tools
One to two years of experience working with a SAN
One to two years of experience working with Zabbix or similar monitoring tools
One to two years of experience working with iLO or iDRAC
Must be able to work independently on standard O&M administration activities and well within a team on larger projects
Strong verbal and written communication skills including technical documentation.
Comfortable working directly with senior Federal technical staff.
Nice to Haves
Experience as a Windows System Administration including with HyperV
Experience reading TCP dumps
Knowledge of IP Tables
RedHat certification is desirable
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