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LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR DevOps – Big Data Infrastructure Solutions – CAPE TOWN, R420K-R540K/annum

Job Title: LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR DevOps – Big Data Infrastructure Solutions – CAPE TOWN, R420K-R540K/annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R420K - R540K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2017 09:33

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a DEVOPS LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR to join a specialist BIG DATA ANALYTICS Consultancy – and within a team, to deliver high-performing Technology and Infrastructure Solutions.

Based in CAPE TOWN this DEVOPS LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR offers a salary of R420K – R540K/annum.

This established ANALYTICS Consultancy is one of the leading BIG DATA, DATA SOLUTIONS & Consumer Insight businesses in South Africa. They utilise advanced technology systems with very large volumes of data to provide Data Insight Solutions and Software Solutions to many leading companies. The business utilises advanced Technology and Infrastructure in order to manage a complex and data rich environment, and as such are constantly investing into their technical teams.

As DEVOPS LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR you will be part of and actively contribute to a cross-functional Linux Systems Administration team that works together as a high-performing business unit responsible for delivering technology & infrastructure solutions.
You will develop and maintain solutions that monitor and manage infrastructure (virtual or otherwise) used by their core and supplementary services.
This includes the Provision, Maintenance and Management of new server environments; develop, maintain and monitor internal applications, setup, schedule and maintain backups to provide data redundancy and ability to recover; maintaining users, user access, and permissions, and mentor junior team members.

Strong experience working with Linux.
Demonstrated experience as a System Administrator.
1 to 2 years working in a DevOps/Infrastructure engineer role.
A keen interest in emerging technologies.
Linux server administration.
Linux shell scripting.
FTP, ZFS, and Samba.
VirtualBox CLI (no-gui).
Apache and Nginx.
Experience with monitoring, graphing and logging tools such as Prometheus, Zabbix, Grafana, and ELK Stack.
Familiarity with repository systems such as Git.
Working knowledge of SQL environments (MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL or similar).
Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking, DHCP and DNS.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.