Linux Engineer
The Vocation Station
CapeTown, South Africa
1h ago
source : Job Placements


We are currently looking for an experienced Linux Engineer who enjoys solving cool and challenging technical problems and working in a fast-paced highly technical environment.

The successful candidate should also care a great deal about quality of your work, with a strong ability to troubleshoot and elegantly fix complex problems in a cool and calm manner.

We will consider candidates with no security experience but would like to find someone who is passionate or interested in cybersecurity over and above working as a Linux Engineer.

The successful candidate will meet most of these requirements :

ᴥ Good Linux experience ESSENTIAL

ᴥ Good understanding of networking protocols and common services such as HTTP (s), DNS etc

ᴥ Be attentive to details

ᴥ Pro-active team member

ᴥ Eager to learn

ᴥ Have excellent troubleshooting skills and experience, both on network and application levels

ᴥ Have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly via email

ᴥ Willingness to work in a team environment to improve efficiencies and solve problems as a team

Beneficial Skills :

  • Have a passion for, or desire to learn or work in the cybersecurity field
  • Knowledge or exposure to Python or Bash
  • Knowledge of the ELK stack highly beneficial
  • Familiar with Windows Server and Desktop OS''s, in enterprise environments advantageous
  • Experience working with Syslog and other logs in general will be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Puppet, Docker, Github, CICD pipelines and other DevOps concepts / technologies will be beneficial
  • Experience with API integrations of different platforms / solutions
  • Have a broad understanding of IT systems in general. Any specialisations will be beneficial but a shallow but broad understanding would be ideal
  • Qualifications in any of the following areas would be beneficial, however we are after experience and someone that is proactively upskilling themselves :

  • Linux / Networking / Sys Admin / Python / Bash
  • What you will be doing :

  • Work with team members to manage Linux servers in clients’ environments and in the private cloud
  • Work with DevOps to help automated systems, streamline deployments and improve efficiencies
  • Deploy Linux servers to clients’ environments using defined processes
  • Work with the Nview team to brainstorm new ideas and assist in making these ideas become reality
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