Linux System Administrator

Fixed Solutions - Cairo

Applicants for
6 open positions
Experience Needed:
2 to 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
6 open positions
About the Job
  • Ensure the security and efficiency of IT infrastructure
  • Commit for 99.9 uptime of internal and external servers
  • Monitor and tune the performance of servers
  • Configure and fine-tune infrastructure systems
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and tune servers
  • Establish metrics and carefully monitor the utilization of servers resources
  • Manage DNS records
  • Implement a backup policy, perform backups, and verify backups of internal and external data, aim for zero data loss
  • Maintain 99.9 uptime of internet connections
  • Create a disaster recovery plan, and update regularly
  • Respond to and resolve help desk requests
  • Use the ticketing system for all requests, respond in time as per SLAs
  • Install and configure software, networking equipment, and hardware
  • Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases, malware protection software
  • Review application and server logs
  • Manage network servers including hypervisor and amazon resources
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages
  • Ensure security through access controls, backups, and firewalls
  • Upgrade systems with new releases and models
  • Develop expertise to train staff on system admin basic tasks (Linux commands, networking troubleshooting commands)
  • Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals, and IT policies
  • Develop and maintain SLAs (Service level agreements)
  • Meet or exceed agreed-upon SLAs, in terms of response and fix time
  • Keep a log of changes, and adhere to CM (Configuration Management) best practice
Job Requirements

Skills & Knowledge :

  • Advanced Linux servers system administration
  • Experience with DevOps tools like (Docker, Kubernetes, LXC)
  • Automation tools Like (Ansible, Vagrant, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Virtualisation (VMware, Xen, KVM, Openstack, etc.)
  • NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.)
  • Programming (Python, PHP, Java, Perl, Ruby, etc.)
  • Linux firewalling (iptables, UFW, etc.)
  • High Availability and Load Balancing Technologies
  • Out of Band Management (ILO, IDRAC, etc.)
  • Network administration
  • Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours (be on call)


  • B.Sc. Information System or equivalent.

Relevant Experience:

  • At least 2 years of System Administration for Linux systems


Must have (the below or equivalent):

  • RHCSA Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • RHCE - Red Hat Certified Engineer


  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate
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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