A dynamic provider of cutting-edge Wireless Technology Solutions in Centurion seeks your strong technical expertise to fill the critical role of a Linux Systems Support Engineer. You will support a fleet of Linux servers across the globe and assist customers in their day-to-day queries and updates on products. The ideal candidate should have solid knowledge of GMS Telecommunication technologies, understand TCP/IP protocols, possess Linux and Bash scripting skills, VMware, VirtualBox, setting up a basic web server should come naturally to you, and you should have the ability to participate on a technical level with customers and handle high-level technical support requests.


  • Perform Linux server and system administration.
  • Monitor the web-based ticketing system for any pending tickets and job orders.
  • Perform operation support on applications towards customers while ensuring that open support issues are attended to within committed SLA timelines.
  • Participate in the rotational standby support function according to a roster.
  • Perform planned production activities for system updates and newly released project deployments.
  • Attend and participate in knowledge sharing sessions aimed at the Support team.
  • Create regular reports, manuals, and other documentation as and when required.


  • Knowledge of GSM Telecommunication technologies.
  • Understanding of the TCP/IP protocols.
  • Linux and Bash scripting skills.
  • Experience of working with databases.
  • Use standard text parsing tools to analyse log files.
  • Ability to troubleshoot specific application issue from log information.
  • Use virtualisation for production and testing (e.g., VMware and VirtualBox).
  • Setting up a basic web server should come naturally.
  • Have a security conscious approach (i.e., don’t leave ports open, working with iptables, etc.).
  • Access systems remotely via SSH and SSH tunnels.
  • Ability to participate on a technical level with customers, handle high level technical support requests.
  • Technical writing skills.


  • Interpersonal skills in communication.
  • Conflict Management.
  • A team player.

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Desired Skills:

  • Linux
  • Systems
  • Support

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