Linux System Engineer JE38702
Bryanston, South Africa
20d ago


Our client a successful Cloud Service provider is currently in search of a Linux System Engineer to add to their innovative and creative team members who are encouraged to express their ideas and use their skills to bring these ideas to execution.

An experienced Linux Engineer who loves solving cool and challenging technical problems and enjoys the security and quality of your work, with a strong ability to troubleshoot and elegantly fix complex problems in a cool and calm manner, then this is the opportunity for you, send your CV TODAY!

Minimum Educational Requirements

  • Matric
  • Tertiary IT qualification or equivalent (preferred)
  • 4 - 5 years of experience in managing complex Linux based IT environments
  • Technical Requirements

  • Maintenance and design of security policies, networks, firewalls, applications and server deployments in both dedicated and virtualised environments
  • Engineering skills when researching and implementing new technologies
  • Deploying and configuring new dedicated and virtualized servers, with a focus on automation and security best practices
  • Design, management and troubleshooting of live and staging environments for cloud software
  • Escalation support to Support Desk and be involved in mentoring junior staff and sharing your extensive knowledge
  • Working knowledge of networking fundamentals
  • Install, configure and maintain CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 and RHEL 5 / 6 / 7
  • Solid understanding of Linux server administration and VMware
  • Understanding of other virtualization technologies and Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies
  • Working understanding of Apache, Nginx, Squid, DNS and MySQL.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot performance issues using tools like iostat, sar and vmstat
  • Solid understanding on TCP / IP networking in Linux environments
  • Knowledge of IPTables
  • Solid Scripting Experience (Perl, BASH)
  • Understanding of source code control (Git, SVN)
  • Working understanding of Open source NMS (Nagios) and Puppet
  • This is a permanent opportunity based in Johannesburg Northern Suburbs, offering a salary from R450K to R600K per annum, cost to company.

    Reference : JE38702 2017

    e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical skilled candidates.

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