Server Administrator

Server Administrator

Job Title: Server Administrator
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 50000.00
Reference: JN -032017-7971
Job Published: March 20, 2017 12:47

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Linux Server Administrator to join their DevOps team. You will be part of the team responsible for the management and maintenance of their fleet of servers.


  • 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 compontents.
  • 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.


  • Minimum 3 years of Linux Server Administration (They use Ubuntu LTS).
  • Minimum 3 years of Server automation using server-side scripting.
  • Good knowledge of Relational Databases.
  • Knowledge of No SQL databases is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of networks.
  • 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.
  • Software development experience will be an advantage.

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