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The Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for the health and operations of our Linux servers, with a main focus on operational activities, proactive capacity management and event monitoring.
He will also contribute to the execution of various projects and will act as a second level support for the Linux systems under his responsibility (including 7 / 24 pager support).
The main and routine tasks of the Linux Systems Administrator are to :
Responsible for the proper daily operations of the Linux systems under his responsibility, such as Perforce, Jira, File tunnel, gaming servers;
Install, maintain and upgrade Linux server hardware and software;
Monitor system events to ensure health, maximum system availability and service quality;
Participate to the backups and restoration of Linux systems;
Advanced troubleshooting of emergency situations on the network, must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as required;
Perform system & application patching and upgrade of equipment firmware;
Maintain documentation regarding configurations, operations and troubleshooting procedures related to the Linux platform;
Participate to the definition of standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics as directed;
Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
Answer user’s query and service requests;
Carry out all other related tasks.
A Baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
4+ years of experience in Linux systems administration in a 300+ servers environment
Oral and Written Comprehension of English
Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations.
Must be a self-starter that requires only limited supervision / guidance
Honesty, integrity and confidentiality must be maintained at all times.
Be a team player
Have good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Expertise in Linux operating systems;
Excellent knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
Good knowledge of CFEngine
Good knowledge of Internet technologies and concepts such as DNS, routing protocols, TCP and UDP and higher level protocols such as HTTP, SMTP and FTP is important
General knowledge of Cisco network equipment, routers and switches, and Cisco / Brocade FC switch
Good Knowledge of Veritas Netbackup
Good knowledge of SAN, NAS