Senior System Administrator

Senior System Administrator

Job Title: Senior System Administrator
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 600000.00
Reference: JN -092017-9596
Job Published: September 26, 2017 10:58

Job Description

Senior Systems Administrator

•    Remote management of Linux servers.
•    Remote monitoring of Linux servers.
•    Reporting on status, health and performance of Linux servers.
•    Installation and configuration of the OS and software components.
•    Server-side scripting (bash, python etc) to deliver data via endpoints to services.
•    Help design innovative new features, and solve difficult problems using novel approaches.
•    Rapidly fix bugs and deploy products across a large, distributed family of servers.
•    CI and deployment of software.

•    Minimum 5 years of Linux Server Administration (They use Ubuntu LTS).
•    Minimum 5 years of Server automation using server-side scripting.
•    Minimum 5 years of experience with CI build Tools.
•    Minimum 3 years of experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, Saltstack)
•    Minimum 3 years of experience with SQL databases (Mysql, Postgresql).
•    Minimum 2 years of experience in cloud services (AWS, Azure).
•    Minimum 2 years of experience in programming (Python, C, C++, Java)
•    Minimum 2 years network management experience (network stack, network tuning, load balancing, subnets/VLANs)
•    Knowledge of No SQL databases is an advantage.
•    Ability to self-motivate, to plan and meet deadlines without constant oversight, and find the most elegant solution for a problem.
•    Good communication and collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic.

* Salary range from R40k - R50k depending on experience

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