Senior Linux Systems Administrator

5 - Years    remote/Cape Town, South Africa
24 Mile End Road 20 Fairview, South Africa

Job Description

What you’ll do:
Develop and maintain reliable, fast, secure and highly available hosting infrastructure
Maintain existing LAMP hosting customer infrastructure
Maintain and expand configuration management systems
Technical point of contact for premium hosting customers
Form part of a highly skilled and autonomous team
Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions
Collaborate with diverse tech teams and customers
Provide after hours on-call support on a rotational basis
Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team
The right candidate:
Is passionate about quality and high standards
Understands the false economy of interim solutions
Is able to say the words "I don't know" and “I messed up” and have said both at least once
Clearly understands the challenges of data loss and has a successful track record of preventing it
Demonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements
Demonstrates passion for optimal systems and simple procedures
Has a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the job
Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems
Understands and contributes to the power of a cohesive team

Qualifications and Experience:
5+ years with a successful track record in Linux server administration
Proficient at different scripting languages (bash, python)
Experienced in at least one automation tool (we make use of Puppet)
Experience as the last point of call for escalations
Linux certifications
Agile methodology
Helpdesk or technical support experience

Skills Required

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
  • Industry
    IT-Software/Software Services
  • Total Positions
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Employment Status
  • Job Location
    remote/Cape Town, South Africa
  • Education
  • Experience
    5 - Years
  • Apply By
    Jun 15, 2021
  • Job Posting Date
    Feb 15, 2021