Our client is looking for a candidate to join the Systems & Infrastructure team with the below attributes in a remote first environment.


  • Responsible for all phases of systems administration and support within a LINUX environment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining, monitoring and operation of the Linux based systems consisting of +/- 150 LXD Containers, AWS EC2 Instances and Servers running
    Open Source Software that are key to daily business operations.

  • Rolling out new Linux systems, upgrading, replacing, and improving the long-term performance of the systems.

  • Provide 2nd line support within the Systems & Infrastructure Team

  • Maintaining service configurations as and when they change or are deployed

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval, and success of changes made to the infrastructure

  • Develop and maintain documentation for standards, processes, policies and procedures

  • Ensure System Availability, Performance and Monitoring

  • Ensure the overall health and performance of production environment

  • To assist with Disaster recovery management, procedures & documentation

  • Keep DR environment in sync with production environment

  • Assist with creation of DR plan and recovery procedures for Linux systems and applications

The right candidate:

  • Clearly understands the challenges of data loss and has a successful track record of preventing it

  • Demonstrates passion for optimal systems and simple procedures

  • Demonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements

  • Has a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the job

  • Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems

  • Is able to say the words “I don’t know” and “I messed up” and have said both at least once

  • Collaborate with different teams within the organisation

  • Is passionate about quality and high standards

  • Understands the false economy of interim solutions

Key Requirements

  • Resourceful, attention to detail and good at fault finding.

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time-management skills

  • A stable and fast Internet connection from home that can support VoIP

  • 5 – 10 Years experience in Information Technology

  • 5+ Years significant experience as a technical specialist in Linux and Public Cloud with a proven track record

  • 5+ Years significant experience with Virtual environments including LXD/LXC and KVM

  • 3+ Years experience in Radius/AAA protocols, specifically FreeRadius

  • 3+ Years experience in deploying and maintaining of MySQL

  • First Qualification: LPIC / Linux+ or the equivalent is a requirement

  • Second Qualification: B.Sc Computer Science or equivalent is a requirement / AWS Cloud

Practitioner or Associate level SysOps Administrator

  • 3+ Years experience in Developing and deploying automation technologies including monitoring, configuration management and deployment solutions.

  • Proven ability to have worked with teams in delivering and supporting Linux infrastructure and solutions

  • Demonstrate a track record writing scripts and code to resolve issues and to increase levels of automation. Experience with Automation tools such as Ansible.

  • Experience with DevOps tools – GitLab

  • In-depth knowledge of common LAMP stack components (Linux OS, Apache Web Server, MySQL, PHP)

  • Knowledge of networking protocols and technologies (TCP/IP, HTTPS, HTTP, RADIUS, FTP, SMTP, SNMP, DNS).

  • Solid experience with Shell scripting

  • Solid experience in NAS/SAN Technologies

  • Knowledge of High Availability concepts

Desired Skills:

  • Linux
  • Networking
  • scripts
  • code
  • dev ops
  • bsc
  • computer science

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

About The Employer:

Our Client understands the complex network and connectivity environments that prohibit businesses from expanding around the world. We understand that speed of implementation and reliable working systems are key to growing a profitable business. This is why, we invest all our effort into building those networks for you; simplifying and streamlining the management of all those elements that make wireless connectivity solutions work better.

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