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Systems Administrator

Cape Town, WC , R45000 - R50000 Per Month
Sector: IT / Computers / Software
Posted: Thursday, 20 February 2020
Reference: JP/FF/SystAd/20/02/20





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SPECIFICATION
A company providing hardware and software solutions across multiple sectors including retail, financial services, education and live events; is looking for a Systems Administrator to join their team. The primary responsibility of the Systems Administrator is providing support, monitoring and maintaining Linux infrastructures, applications and servers, for both internal and external stakeholders.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:
• 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, Draw.io and Coggle).
• Providing second and third line with documentation and 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 at Hetzner. (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.
REQUIREMENTS:
• Grade 12 or equivalent certificate essential; postgraduate qualification preferable.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Linux system administrator.
• Relevant qualification (A+, N+, MCSE, LINUX+/LPIC 1 and 2).
• CCNA and Security+
Competencies:
• 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.)

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