System Administrator

Cape Town North,
+27 21 422 5048
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Job Description

• The effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. • Contributing to the automation of the System Administration procedures participating in scripting tasks and maintenance activities • Perform System software administration including log extraction, investigation and packages installation. • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs. • Train, guide and advise users in the appropriate and efficient use of the IT infrastructure. • Control and verify system backups and file archiving. • Undertake other duties not specifically stated which from time to time are necessary without altering the nature or level of responsibility.

Candidate Qualifications

• Suitable B.Sc. or B.Tech Degree in Information Systems/ Computing/Engineering. • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a Systems Administrator including expertise in Enterprise Linux/Unix System Administration and maintenance with proficiency in the use of RedHat , Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. • Have a thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking, architecture, security and core technologies (DNS, DHCP, SMTP, Kerberos, LDAP). • Proficient in programming and software development in Python, Ruby, Rails, Shell and database queries. The following experience will be an advantage: • Familiar with automatic deployment systems like Puppet, Chef, Foreman and Spacewalk. • KVM/Libvirt and Docker. • Distributed/clustered storage. You will be working on the Ceph cluster storage platform with capacities of several 100’s of TB • Open AFS. • FreeBSD. • Experience of high availability database solutions. • Experience in Microsoft Windows Server.

Candidate Skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Customer service, support orientated and a good communicator. • Good time management and documentation skills. • Usage of a ticketing system • Ability to work under pressure and deadline driven.

Branch Information

Cape Town - Perm/Temp Recruitment


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