If interested, please send an updated copy of your resume to Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Engineer Local candidates strongly preferred Manager will ONLY conduct onsite interviews, NO exceptions Candidate MUST be comfortable working ONSITE for the first several weeks - length of time to be determined by manager. Then candidate can work remotely up to two days each week. Contract duration will extend beyond 12/31, probably to 6/30/22 or longer Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Engineer in support of Red Hat servers and infrastructure Works with IT engineering team to implement and provide support to agency's IT system infrastructure Performs day-to-day activities related to the support, research, analysis, and implementation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems Considerable knowledge, experience, and understanding of working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Red Hat) in a VMware environment is required. • Experience with troubleshooting UNIX problems • Experience with physical and logical concepts of UNIX file structure • Thorough knowledge of and experience with performance monitoring, system testing, OS upgrade, and software patch Installation and testing in a Red Hat environment • Experience with standard networking protocols • Experience with medium to large-scale UNIX environments • Experience with providing technical support. • Experience with UNIX (ex: Perl, Bash, etc) scripting • Excellent communicative & collaborative skills • Experience developing desk procedures and other required documentation Skills • In-depth experience with Red Hat operating systems - 5 years REQUIRED • Thorough understanding of configurations and experience in implementation of the Red Hat - 5 years REQUIRED • Thorough knowledge of and experience with performance monitoring, system testing, OS Upgrades, and software patch Installation and testing in Red Hat - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience with VMware - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience and ability work with and write Shell (ex: Perl,Bash, etc.) scripts - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience with troubleshooting UNIX / Red Hat problems is required - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience with physical and logical concepts of UNIX file structures - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience working in and troubleshooting medium to large-scale enterprise server environments - 5 years REQUIRED • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with management, users, information technology personnel, and vendors, both orally, and in writing - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience working with users including requirements definition, conducting testing and training - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience with standard networking protocols - 5 years REQUIRED • Experience creating desk procedures and other documentation - 3 years REQUIRED • Exposure to Java and or WebSphere Services - 2 years DESIRED • Experience with Red Hat Ansible - 2 years DESIREDEEO 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 or .