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Linux SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR / DEVOPS ENGINEER – gain Cloud Network expertise, CAPE TOWN R750K-R850K

Job Title: Linux SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR / DEVOPS ENGINEER – gain Cloud Network expertise, CAPE TOWN R750K-R850K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R750K - R850K
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 14:32

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR to be the SENIOR DEVOPS ENGINEER and to gain CLOUD NETWORK SOLUTIONS expertise by joining a specialist Software & Cloud Networking Platform Development Company.

Based in CAPE TOWN this Linux SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR / DEVOPS ENGINEER offers a salary of R750K – R850K/annum. 
(The company offers both flexible and remote working arrangements, but you do need to be based in CAPE TOWN to be considered).

A specialist SOFTWARE HOUSE & CLOUD NETWORK SOLUTIONS COMPANY who operate in both South Africa and Australia. This business specialises in Software Platform Development and Linux Systems innovation to solve complex network solutions challenges for many global companies. They are out-and-out experts in all aspects of Linux Platforms and Open Source Software Engineering.

As DEVOPS LINUX SYSADMIN your tasks will include:

System administration of Linux environments - configuration, security, maintenance, backups, monitoring;
Assist with deployment of Dev, PPE, and production environments in cloud and local DCs;
Testing of systems/services during deployment;
Resolve technical PROD, QA, and Dev environment issues;
Investigate and address availability, performance, and capacity issues;
Manage databases (deploy, optimise, backup, configure, monitor);
Patch and upgrade management of servers, bought products, and developed products/services;
Configuration management;
Procurement of assets (domains, servers, licensing, etc.)

Solid experience in a systems administrator role.
Linux Server administration.
Very comfortable with setting up, deploying to and monitoring cloud infrastructure.
Practical experience with CI/CD and container technologies.
Python or Bash scripting will be an advantage.
Database management will be an advantage.
Practical understanding of distributed/high volume systems architecture and management.
Security management.
Network management.
Excited about learning new things and always up for a challenge.

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.