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Linux Server Engineer

IT – Infrastructure
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
A fast-paced innovative Investment Firm seeks a technically strong Linux Server Engineer with a passion for Cloud tech to join its team. If you are looking for more exposure in the sphere of Azure & AWS, then this role will provide the opportunity as you will help prepare for the migration of on-premises infrastructure onto these platforms. You must possess a Degree and/or Certification in Information Systems and be a strong and effective communicator with significant experience in supporting large scale, enterprise class networks including 5+ years working with Linux operating systems, 5+ years working with Storage Systems, preferably NetApp, and adept with several programming languages.
 
DUTIES:
  • Manage and maintain –
    • Infrastructure in Cloud platforms
    • Linux operating systems
    • Storage systems
  • Configuration and housekeeping of monitoring solutions.
  • Remediation of security vulnerabilities and scheduled updates.
  • Documentation of Failovers and Procedures.
  • Vendor Management.
  • After Hours Support of production systems.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • Degree and/or Certification and/or in Information Systems (Essential).
 
Experience/Skills –
  • Expert at Linux operating systems with at least 5+ years working experience.
  • 5+ Years working experience with Storage Systems, preferably NetApp.
  • Adept at programming language/s.
  • Communicate effectively.
 
Advantageous –
  • NetApp Certification.
  • Solaris Certification.
  • AWS Certification.
  • 2+ Years with Cloud platforms.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Highly autonomous.
  • Very detail oriented.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.