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Linux Systems Administrator

R 35.000,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 3 August

Blue Desk Recruitment Pty

  • Description

  • The primary responsibility of the Sys Admin is providing support, monitoring and maintaining Linux infrastructures, applications and servers, for both internal and external stakeholders.

    Office: Durbanville Cape Town. Work from home until Lockdown has been lifted. Salary: Market related, based on experience and current CTC. Only SA Citizens to apply.

    Grade 12 or equivalent certificate essential
    Postgraduate qualification preferable
    Min 3 years’ experience as a Linux system administrator
    Relevant qualification (A+, N+, MCSE, LINUX+/LPIC 1 and 2)
    CCNA and Security+

    Excellent networking implementation and troubleshooting skills (TCP/IP)
    Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
    Excellent understanding of VOIP systems
    Excellent understanding of IMAP and Postfix
    Apache web server and PHP installation, maintenance, administration, and database systems (Postgresql, MySQL).

    RSNAPSHOT and ZFS setup & maintenance for backups
    RAID Setup and Management on physical machines
    Maintaining a local APT & Custom software repository
    VPN Connectivity
    MySQL and Postgres Database Administration
    Creating and maintaining office topologies diagrams (Gliffy, and Coggle).
    Second and third line with documentation, guidance on problem solving and technical assistance.
    Implementing and Maintaining Monitoring with templates (Zabbix)
    Setting up and Maintaining Virtual Instances/Machines (LXC & KVM).
    HaProxy Administration.
    Performing maintenance on DHCP. DNS (Bind), Proxy (Squid), Switches and Routers.
    Working and Maintaining user backups (Delta Copy & Time Machine).
    User management – adding and removing users off LDAP, Vtiger, Samba.
    Working with web services (Apache & Nginx).
    General maintenance on physical servers within our offices.
    Planning, designing, roll out / implementation of new systems.
    Managing dedicated machines (disk replacements, monitoring and etc).
    BASH scripting for automating tasks.
    Making use of Ansible for rollouts to production for products in the field.
    Following the traditional delivery process for products.
    Offering support for the team in lower tiers.
    Attending monthly director's meetings.
    JIRA and OTRS Project Planning and Tickets Administration.
    Working within Debian and Ubuntu based environments.
    Research & Development on products for product development.
    Working closely with Development in order to fix problems with products in the field.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 3
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Linux Systems Administrator

  • Recruiter

    Blue Desk Recruitment Pty

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 35.000,00 monthly

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