Senior Linux Admin

IVAS - Agouza, Giza

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 2 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job

Main Responsibilities:

  • Include installation, configuration, patching, upgrades, maintenance and troubleshooting of server hardware operating systems, storage, software and utilities in a large enterprise environment.
  • Involved with production projects that include system design, programmer and development support and operational management within the application lifecycle process.
  • Ensuring all Linux systems and databases are online per business and are running satisfactory for all company needs.
  • Work with other admin team members on miscellaneous issues such as desktop support and user issues.
Job Requirements
  • Previous working experience as a Linux Administrator for 2 years
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar relevant degree
  • Install, configure, maintain, analyze and resolve problems associated with the server’s OS, hardware and S/W.
  • Installation and configuration of web-based systems including Apache HTTP servers.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Perform backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed.
  • LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP)
  • LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP)
  • System Automation tools, eg. Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • MySQL database design and management
  • No SQL database design and management, eg. MongoDB.
  • IN depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.
  • Expert with WHM like cpanels creating , backup , web technologies like PHP , mysql
  • Database Servers (MySQL, postgresql, MongoDB)
  • Caching Services (Redis, memcached)
  • Expert with bash script
  • Scripting in something like python, Perl or ruby.
  • Nagios | zabbix | mon | ganglia monitoring systems
  • Basic networking knowhow
  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Familiarity with load balancing, firewalls, etc.
  • Hands on experience with MySQL and/or MariaDB and it’s tuning
  • Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Additional Linux certifications (RHCT, RHCE and LPIC) will be considered an advantage
  • Perform diagnostic tests, notes symptoms, and gathers relevant problem/malfunction facts and data from users.
  • Ensuring high level of security and applying current security practices.
  • Perform regular and schedule OS patching to ensure security and address vulnerabilities
  • Team management
  • Problem solving
  • Systems architect
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
About this Company

IVAS is a pioneering force in the Value added service sector with a footprint in more than 15 countries and 24 GSM operators. Since its inception in 2007 We have been at the forefront of technology and has steered the course of the Value Added Service Sector in entire MENA... (More)

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