Lead Linux Systems Administrator – Use your brilliant talents to make magical support services!

Recruiting a powerhouse Lead IT Support (Team Lead) responsible for effectively managing and handling client queries and support questions.

The Position: We’re looking for a Lead IT Support Team Lead (Permanent Employment) to build, implement and maintain Linux Infrastructure in a Cloud platform built on Centos Linux, MySQL, Nginx, HAProxy, MongoDB, REDIS, PhP, AWS and MS Azure. The pay range on offer is R40 000.00 to R45 000.00 Per Month.


  • Completed Matric – essential
  • Completed Degree in Computer Science or similar – essential
  • Completed IT Qualification – CCNA / LPI / RHCE / CompTIA / Linux + – essential
  • Minimum 2 years Team Lead experience – essential
  • 5+ years Technical experience in a Linux environment
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with RedHat Linux, IP Tables, Nginx, HAproxy, PhP Configuration, VPN Technologies, MySQL, PostgreSQL Servers, MongoDB and CSV Files – essential experience
  • Remote Desktop and Bash scripting – essential
  • Good Cloud / Network / Information Security / IVR knowledge and experience – essential
  • PureCloud knowledge


  • Lead and manage the IT Support team
  • Effectively manage and handle client queries
  • Implement, monitor and maintain the installation of products for clients
  • Build and maintain Linux Infrastructure
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Troubleshoot issues
  • Ensure operations security
  • Training staff on new technologies
  • Automating daily operations
  • Monthly reporting
  • Driving IT changes
  • Managing the Nagios monitoring system
  • Install / repair and configure updates to specifications
  • Log bug reports
  • Improve standard operating procedures
  • Advise on new features of products
  • Refer major system problems to third-party suppliers

How to Apply:
For your application to be considered, please email your CV and Payslip to Tatum Martin on [Email Address Removed] – only candidates with suitable Linux experience will be contacted.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Flexible working hours / environment
  • Family company culture
  • Individual growth and learning
  • Working in a DevOps methodology and framework
  • Working within Agile and Scrum methodologies and frameworks
  • Working in a Linux environment
  • Be supported with growth and learning (exposure to new Technologies)

Desired Skills:

  • Linux
  • HAProxy
  • Iptables
  • RedHat
  • Nagios
  • Nginx
  • CentOS
  • Bash
  • VPN Technologies
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • CSV Files
  • Cloud Knowledge
  • RHCE
  • CCNA
  • Linux+
  • Linux System

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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