Permanent Linux Systems Administrator

General Details
, OtherNorthern Suburbs
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
My client focusing in IT, seeks the services of a client-centric Linux Systems Administrator to join a team that specialises in the development and maintenance of high-performance Linux based hosting platforms. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of supporting and delighting the companies premium hosting customers.

Develop and maintain reliable, fast, secure, and highly available hosting infrastructure.

Maintain existing LAMP hosting customer infrastructure.

Maintain and expand configuration management systems.

Technical point of contact for premium hosting customers

Form part of a highly skilled and autonomous team

Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions.

Collaborate with diverse tech teams and customers.

Provide after-hours on-call support on a rotational basis.

Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team

Exercising expert troubleshooting ability across a wide range of scenarios, technologies, and customer base.

The self-organising structure of the team allows for equal evaluation of opinions and the opportunity for anyone to contribute.


5+ years with a successful track record in Linux server administration

Proficient at different scripting languages (bash, python)

Experienced in at least one automation tool (we make use of Puppet)

Experience as the last point of call for escalations


Linux certifications

Agile methodology

Helpdesk or technical support experience

Is passionate about quality and high standards.

Understands the false economy of interim solutions.

Clearly understands the challenges of data loss and has a successful track record of preventing it

Demonstrates a passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements.

Demonstrates a passion for optimal systems and simple procedures.

Has a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the job.

Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems.

Understands and contributes to the power of a cohesive team.

To apply please send your CV to
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Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive feedback within 48 hours, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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