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Linux Engineer
Ref No.: 17-29400
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Required Skills :

Basic Qualifications :
Strong scripting experience.

Job Description :
Apex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest IT staffing firm, has an immediate opportunity for a Linux/Unix Engineer for one of our large clients in the Baltimore Maryland area. This person will serve a vital role supporting the current infrastructure.This person will serve as the monitoring SME, tracking all aspects of the infrastructure in order to be proactive and improve the overall performance of the infrastructure (currently 500 nodes).
Position: Linux/Unix Engineer
Length: 6 month+ contract with potential for conversion
Compensation: based off experience
Location: Hunt Valley, MD area
Ability to preform predictive analysis in order to prevent issues from happening.
Previous experience maintaining/ managing network monitoring systems.
Experience with monitoring tools like SolarWinds, Nagios, SmokePing, RTG (Accelops preferred).
Any scripting experience (Perl, Python) preferred.
Setting the network up and keeping it up to date.
Experience Working within Windows and Unix/ Linux
Ability to take charge and be persistent to engage the proper teams to bring resolution to issues.
Ability to network internally to know who to go to for what.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills