Linux Administrator

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A payment gateway software company are recruiting for a Mid linux administrator to join their team.

  • Maintaining and supporting web server infrastructure and related systems.
  • Linux system administration.
  • Issue tracking.
  • Automated configuration management.
  • Policy Implementation.
  • Security.
  • Engaging with clients on a day-to-day basis, and ensuring their objectives are met and instructions are executed.
  • Business analysis - liaising with clients, translating their business needs into technical specifications, making recommendations drawing on extensive technical and industry specific experience.
  • Technical implementation and documentation.
  • Project management - managing resources across multiple projects, project scopes and budgets.
  • Quality assurance and testing.
  • Technology research and development.
  • Client solutions.
  • Resolve technical issues.
  • Unit/device testing

  • Operating Systems: Linux (Ubuntu).
  • Web servers/proxies: Apache 2, varnish, pound, tomcat, Polipo, cntlm.
  • Scripting: PHP, BASH.
  • DB: MySQL.
  • Applications: Drupal, Drush, Aegir, PHPMyAdmin, rsnapshot, apt-cacher-ng, JIRA
  • Other: Git, SNMP, SCOM, Zabbix, puppet.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Posted on 19 May 08:57

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