Linux Systems Administrator

*Reference: CPT-MS-1*My client focusing in IT, seeks the services of a client-centric *Linux Systems Administrator* to join a team that specialises in the development and maintenance of high performance Linux based hosting platforms. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of supporting and delighting the companies premium hosting customers.*Responsibilities:* * Develop and maintain reliable, fast, secure, and highly available hosting infrastructure. * Maintain existing LAMP hosting customer infrastructure. * Maintain and expand configuration management systems. * Technical point of contact for premium hosting customers * Form part of a highly skilled and autonomous team * Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions. * Collaborate with diverse tech teams and customers. * Provide after hours on-call support on a rotational basis. * Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team * Exercising expert troubleshooting ability across a wide range of scenarios, technologies, and customer base. * The self-organising structure of the team allows for equal evaluation of opinions and the opportunity for anyone to contribute. *Requirements.* * 5+ years with a successful track record in Linux server administration * Proficient at different scripting languages (bash, python) * Experienced in at least one automation tool (we make use of Puppet) * Experience as the last point of call for escalations * Advantageous: * Linux certifications * Agile methodology * Helpdesk or technical support experience * Is passionate about quality and high standards. * Understands the false economy of interim solutions. * Can say the words "I don't know" and I messed up and have said both at least once. * Clearly understands the challenges of data loss and has a successful track record of preventing it * Demonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements. * Demonstrates passion for optimal systems and simple procedures. * Has a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the job. * Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems. * Understands and contributes to the power of a cohesive team. To apply please send your CV to (******)(mailto:******)Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive feedback within 48 hours, please accept your application as unsuccessful.Persona Staff CC is POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act, ) compliant, all personal information is protected according to legislation. Applying for any of our available vacancies, you give Persona Staff consent to process your Personal Information for Recruitment Purposes, according to the POPI ACT, . If you have any concerns regarding your Personal Information and our compliance towards the legislation, you are welcome to request out POPI Act PolicyR
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