Senior Linux Engineer

Fixed Solutions - Sheraton, Cairo

Applicants for
8 open positions
In Consideration
Not Selected
Experience Needed:
3 to 10 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, Medical+life +Social Insurance
8 open positions
About the Job

Main Job Duties:

  • Design, implement, and support highly-performance, highly-available infrastructure of on-premises hardware and on public clouds such as Red Hat
  • Planning, Implementing, monitoring of backups, disaster plans, fault tolerance.
  • Updating the technical documentation and the team knowledge base.
  • Participate in the overall security design and performance of system/server’s environment.
  • Conducting periodic safety tests of system performance, reliability, and load assists the service desk and operations in resolving system performance issues.
  • Take lead in resolving customers' issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement necessary corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence.
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

Fixed Solutions is a fast growing company with the mission of delivering high quality, reliable, cost-effective and secure IT solutions to SMB (Small-Medium Business), Banking and Government agencies.

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