Senior Linux Engineer
NTT
Cape Town, South Africa
4d ago

Want to be a part of our team?

Strong inter-personal and communication skills

  • Ability to learn and evaluate new technologies.
  • Knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel modules.

    Capable of writing proposals related to improving current infrastructure.

    Ability to perform presentations to customer / client audiences

    Ability to solve complex problems addressing the root cause of the issue.

    Log / system review for resolution or escalation of issues.

    bility to identify tasks which should be automated and then write tools to automate them.

    Solid understanding of the Linux / Unix based operations system.

    System analysis

    System performance tuning

    Load Balancing

    Ability to program in at least 2 languages (shell, Perl, Ruby and Python)

    Solid understanding of networking.

    Professional familiarity with Configuration Management Tools such as the following :

    Ansible

    Understanding of Virtualization and the ability to manage virtual machines.

  • Understand enterprise monitoring tools and management frameworks
  • Experience with professional change management processes and procedures.
  • Understanding and ability to work within a highly available environment, including but not limited to financial, government, and medical landscapes.
  • Familiarity with open source tools, bug tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance with security updates to alleviate potential exploits.
  • Knowledge and the ability to perform software installations / patching of operating systems.
  • Ability to perform system and file recoveries using the company standard backup solution.
  • Required Background :

    More than 8+ years of previous professional system administration experience.

    Desirable :

    Degree in related field or equivalent experience.

    Certifications in related field, this could also include various application and / or database certifications.

    Examples :

    VMware Certified Professional

    Red Hat Certified Engineer

    Solaris Certified System Administrator

    AIX Certified Administrator

    JBOSS Certification

    Appropriate Responsibilities :

  • Act as a mentor to all other System and Jr. System administrators in and out of their own team.
  • Establishes / recommends policies and procedures for system use and services.
  • Working at NTT

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to learn and evaluate new technologies.
  • Knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel modules.
  • Capable of writing proposals related to improving current infrastructure.
  • Ability to perform presentations to customer / client audiences
  • Ability to solve complex problems addressing the root cause of the issue.
  • Log / system review for resolution or escalation of issues.
  • Ability to identify tasks which should be automated and then write tools to automate them.
  • Solid understanding of the Linux / Unix based operations system.
  • Ü System analysis

    ü System performance tuning

    ü Load Balancing

    Ability to program in at least 2 languages (shell, Perl, Ruby and Python)

    Solid understanding of networking.

  • Professional familiarity with Configuration Management Tools such as the following :
  • Ø Ansible / Docker

    Understanding of Virtualization / Oracle HyperV and the ability to manage virtual machines.

    Understand enterprise monitoring tools and management frameworks

    Understanding of Incident Managment

  • Experience with professional change management processes and procedures.
  • Understanding and ability to work within a highly available environment, including but not limited to financial, government, and medical landscapes.

  • Familiarity with open source tools, bug tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance with security updates to alleviate potential exploits.
  • Knowledge and the ability to perform software installations / patching of operating systems.

    Ability to perform system and file recoveries using the company standard backup solution.

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