Senior Linux System Engineer

HorizonTechs - Nasr City, Cairo

Applicants for
2 open positions
Experience Needed:
More than 2 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
2 open positions
About the Job

Job Summary:

  • Linux System Engineer performs administration of Linux (and some Windows) based servers to support customers, ensuring their complex infrastructures stay up and running 24/7/365 while working with bleeding-edge technology
  • The Senior Systems Administrator manages a team of Junior System Admins, is responsible for Following, and troubleshoot problems/tasks that are escalated or need more experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administrations tasks.
  • Monitoring servers for stability and taking both proactive and reactive measures to correct and prevent issues.
  • Maintain servers and network SLA up-time.
  • Support Complex Network Communications infrastructure.
  • Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our customers’ individual needs.
  • Deep dive to root cause a customers’ issues.
  • Design and implement plans for Customized Solutions.
  • Synchronize up with the previous shift crew to take over a high-priority support Case and were keeping an eye on things to make sure they have everything that they need.
  • Provide on-call consulting advice and technical support to external/internal customers regarding specific operational/applications issues.
  • Supervises Operations staff including training, evaluating and disciplining. May guide or provide work direction to technical staff like solving/searching problems.
Job Requirements
  • Two or more years hands-on experience as a senior system Admin in administrating Linux servers preferable in Webhosting environments.
  • Windows webhosting is a plus
  • Extensive system administration experience with RedHat Linux and web services.
  • Scripting experience, specifically one or more of: Perl, Python and Bash.
  • Experience analyzing, troubleshooting, and providing solutions for
    technical issues.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following, but not limited to, cPanel/WHM,Apache, FTP, MySQL, PHP Administration,Virtualization, Mail Service,DNS, Servers Remote Management, Monitoring system.
  • Excellent knowledge of web application troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of Load balancing, failover and distributed systems
    architecture and related technologies.
  • Strong understanding of network and server security.
  • Ability to operate in high-pressure environment and successfully manage competing priorities.
  • Understanding groundbreaking web technologies.
  • Knowledge Of Customer Services Principles.
About this Company

Horizontechs is your IT partner for success through advanced integrated technical solutions, HorizonTechs develops clients’ businesses help them effectively run it. Our IT services include Web Hosting, IT Consultancy, IT Outsourcing, Software Development, Business Process... (More)

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