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12 Apr 2018

Linux Administrator

Hello Group –  South Africa

Job Description

Company Name: Hello Group
Job Category: We Keep The Data Flowing and The Network Growing (IT)
Job Location: Centurion South Africa
Job Reference:  LA001

Who You Are;

–    You have a thing for puzzles and is well-known as the Solution Master. You also completed the hard slog in earning your title;
–    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant from an accredited institute (preferred)
–    A+, N+ certification (required)
–    Linux administration courses (beneficial)
–    Ability and willingness to work after-hours, over weekends and to travel as required
–    Minimum of five (5) years experience as Linux Administrator.

Beneficial to have knowledge of and exposure to:
–    Security applications
–    IPTables
–    RADIUS Servers
–    Deployment management tools (Puppet / Cheff)
–    VMWare Infrastructure
–    Management skills.

Your Special Skills Are;

–   Linux Operating Systems Setup And Management Of MySQL
–   Networking
–   Exposure To LAMP Environment, Troubleshooting Of Problems, Architecture And IT Infrastructure
–   Knowledge On Bash Scripting.

What You Will Do Here;

–    Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure
–    Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools
–    Develop and maintain configuration management solutions
–    Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure
–    Be efficient enough to manage all internet applications inclusive to LAMP environment
–    Taking frequent back up of data, create new storage procedures and scheduled back up
–    Testing of the backups taken
–    Communicating with the staff, vendors and customers in a courteous, professional manner at all times
–    As a Senior Linux Administrator, you should be able to support and train other server administrators in the organisation
–    Responsible for installing the necessary procedures and security tools
–    Upgrade the softwares installed on to the servers
–    Ability to work with Linux-friendly applications and able to troubleshoot it when issue arises from the server
–    Password and identity management
–    Setup and maintain software such as:
     –    Automation software such as puppet, chef, etc
     –    Cloud infrastructure such as VMWare, Openstack, etc
–    Designing best practices for back ups, and whole infrastructure
–    Documenting Policies and Procedures for managing and maintaining Linux environment.

Additional:
–    Ability to extend beyond managing Linux infrastructure including the research of new technologies & tools
–    Mentor, skillstransfer and knowledge sharing amongst peers
–    Drive and imitate daily stand-up meetings
–    Build and manage a team (longterm goal).

How We Look After You;

–   Medical aid. We’ve got you covered at a 50% company contribution.
–   Exceptional company culture. Formed by our diverse array of nationalities.
–   Immense room for growth. If you have a plan, we will make it happen!
–   Top of the range coffee machines… Need we say more?
–   Daily fruit. Let’s keep the doctor away.
–   Concierge. Forgot your lunch or dry-cleaning, we’ll collect it!
–   A life coach. Not only a good listener, but an exceptional guidance specialist.
–   Perfect locations. Our Head Office is just off the highway in Centurion as we aim to provide the best positioned offices close to all ammenities.

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