Senior System Administrator - Linux

Masary - Mokattam, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, Medical+life +Social Insurance+Transportation
1 open position
About the Job

A systems analyst is responsible for researching, planning, coordinating and recommending software and system choices to meet an organization’s business requirements. The systems analyst plays a vital role in the systems development process.

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 improvements, 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

Core competencies, knowledge, and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience administering Linux systems in mission-critical, 24/7 production environments
  • Solid knowledge in containers technology.
  • Ability to understand systems from all levels, from the big picture enterprise-level view to the low-level technical view
  • Ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that requires multitasking among multiple concurrent projects, while also handling interruptions.
  • Team Player.

Must have technical/professional qualifications:

  • First class knowledge of the Linux operating system.
  • Familiarity with Linux related technologies such as CentOS, RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu Shell commands and procedures.
  • Familiarity with the web server related technologies such as Tomcat, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Exim, and other MTAs, Spam Assassin -
  • Configuration and troubleshooting, Bind, NSD, PureFTPD, Zimbra mail, SSL.
  • Ability to compile software such as the Linux kernel, Apache, Tomcat, extensions and other packages from source.
  • Monitoring systems (Nagios, Zabbix, etc.)
  • Backup methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of wired networks, including firewalls, VPN, content filters, VLAN’s, cryptography and secure communications.
  • Knowledge of CCNA is an advantage.
  • Solid knowledge in Virtualization Technologies (Xen, KVM, Proxmox, ESXi, etc.).
  • Configuration management is a plus (Ansible / puppet).
  • Working knowledge of MySQL and Oracle databases.
  • Ability to configure and manage clustered Linux systems
  • Understanding of IPtables firewalls.
About this Company

Masary is an Egyptian company established in 2009 with a focus to serve unbanked and under banked consumers through revamping the payments eco-system with new relationships and business models between Service providers and Merchants. Masary has now grown into a leading payment... (More)

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