Senior System Administrator - Linux

Masary - Mokattam, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Take responsibility for the configuration and management of Linux systems
  • Install and maintain hardware
  • Install, configure, and maintain operating system and additional software
  • Configure and manage system and application monitoring
  • Certify system and network security configuration and management
  • Identify areas for automation of other process improvement, make best practice recommendations, and plan/lead implementation projects
  • Work with database administrators to maintain the performance and availability of the databases
  • Ensure the proper completion of system backups
  • Assist in establishing and enhancing regulatory and compliance processes (PCI DSS)
  • Maintain asset information and other documentation
Job Requirements
  • 5+years of experience administering Linux systems in mission-critical, 24/7 production environments
  • More than 3 year of experience administering web hosting components and infrastructure, including web servers, application servers, load balancers, mail, DNS servers, and network components
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field is preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Working knowledge of MySQL and Oracle databases
  • Ability to understand systems from all levels, from the big picture enterprise-level view to the low-level technical view
  • Experience working on technical projects, including planning, documentation, and implementation
  • Ability to configure and manage clustered Linux systems
  • Experience with the automation of system build, maintenance, and operation processes using shell, Python, Perl, or other scripting technology
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking, including routing, switching, and common network protocols
  • Demonstrated ability to systematically troubleshoot problems in complex systems and network environments
  • Understanding of iptables firewalls
  • Understanding of SNMP, and familiarity with system/network monitoring tools
  • Solid understanding of network and system security principles and techniques
  • Working knowledge of firewall and VPN concepts and technologies
  • Ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that requires multitasking among multiple concurrent projects, while also handling interruptions
  • Good knowledge of Virtualization and cloud computing technologies
About this Company

E-Masary acts as a Digital Reseller and Payment Service Provider serving big organizations, developing Business to Business propositions starting in Egypt, then Middle East and Africa.

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