Sr. Unix Systems Administrator with Security Clearance

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Apex Systems

Apex Systems is looking for a Senior Unix Systems Administrator to support the ever-growing United States Postal Service. This is a 6 month contract to hire engagement with Apex Systems. After 6 months you will have the option of full time employment with one of the top government integrators. This position is fully on site in either Eagan MN, Raleigh NC, or San Mateo CA, please apply if interested by emailing your updated resume to Description: This position will provide day-to-day full life cycle support for Unix and Linux servers, which includes installation, build, hosting design and service deployment, on-site and remote administration, user support, performance monitoring and tuning, and capacity planning. The supplier will perform a technical leadership role in the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, documentation, and support of a large and complex distributed server environment. List of tasks to be performed:
• Provide day to day full life cycle support of Unix and Linux servers, including installation, build, hosting design and service deployment, on-site and remote administration, user support, performance monitoring and tuning, and capacity planning. Supplier will perform a technical leadership role in planning, development, implementation, maintenance, documentation, and support of a large, complex, distributed server environment.
• Works with Program Manager, Project Managers, Engineering staff, USPS staff and vendors to manage projects, drive outcomes and lead teams.
• Analyzes and resolves complex hardware and software problems issues.
• Assists USPS development community to perform tests and implement software, adds, and changes.
• Installs and maintains the operating system and related software products. • Develops and implements operational management process and procedures. • Tracks inventory and completes and provides documentation required for deploying servers.
• Uses alert monitoring tools chosen by USPS Management.
• Uses systems management and software distribution tools chosen by USPS Management.
• Uses security management systems and facilitates in backups and restores of data and application code.
• Escalates unusual or unexpected findings to USPS. • Provides reports to users and managers of systems status on an as requested basis.
• Provides weekly status reports and maintains hours worked on projects.
• Uses change and case management procedures as required.
• Provides action plan for resolution of any/all faults detected.
• Performs isolation testing of problem equipment and or software.
• Provides documentation of all solutions to problems and document all application guidelines and issues.
• Provides reports to USPS Management to share solutions found.
• Provides and implements escalation process and or procedures.
• Follows the appropriate quality assurance program chosen by USPS Management.
• Provides on-site system or application support for deployment/installation as required.
• Tracks inventory and completes and provides documentation required for deploying servers.
• Interacts with all USPS functional groups to accomplish objectives.
• Creates and edits computer-based documentation and trouble ticket systems to document equipment configurations, track changes and problems, and compiles performance data.
• Performs assistance, training and information sharing to users and other administrators.
• Maintains leadership qualities and attitude in keeping with the standards of the USPS. 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 .

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