Linux Administrator

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Our client, a leading Financial Services provider based in Limassol are seeking to recruit an experienced Linux Administrator to join their team.

Job Description

  • Setting up, configuring, testing, deploying and supporting Linux systems for production, staging and test environments
  • Maintaining system reliability, data protection, and system security. Provision for high availability where necessary
  • Performing routine program modifications, performance analysis and tuning, problem solving, debugging and unit testing
  • Actively participating in new designs and architectures to scale up the systems
  • Evaluating new hardware and software
  • Recommending and implementing new systems and engineering solutions for scalability and automation
  • Deployment and administration of Ansible or similar (Chef, Puppet) configuration management software
  • Deployment and configuration of Zabbix or similar monitoring tool suites

Required Skills & Experience

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar discipline
  • Expert in Linux system administration: provisioning, configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • Expert in shell command line use and scripting for server configuration and in creating scripts for automation
  • Expert in administering, provisioning, configuring, and monitoring of web/application servers & services, databases, log management and load-balancing systems such as Apache, Nginx, WildFly, HAProxy, MySQL
  • Experience with virtualization and virtualization best practices
  • Experience with system security and server security: design, implementation, monitoring, and best practices
  • Knowledge and experience in networking (LAN/WAN, routers, switches, firewalls, Wi-Fi, DNS)
  • Experience with content delivery networks, such as Akamai and/or CDNetworks would be considered an advantage
  • Experience with technologies and methodologies for DevOps & Agile software development processes
  • Familiarity with Version control systems (VCS), particularly with Git
  • Self-driven with ability to take ownership of issues and follow through to resolution
  • Ability to use own initiative, prioritize and work independently
  • Strong technical documentation abilities

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Attractive salary package
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private health insurance
  • Corporate pension fund