Job Spec

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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Job Details

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.

• 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).
• 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.
• 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+
• 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.)

Company Details

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