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System Administrator (Linux) – gain skills to move into DevOps Engineer role with fully-funded, fast growing fintech – R600Kctc/annum – Cape Town (Southern Suburbs)

Job Title: System Administrator (Linux) – gain skills to move into DevOps Engineer role with fully-funded, fast growing fintech – R600Kctc/annum – Cape Town (Southern Suburbs)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry:
IT
Salary: R600Kctc/annum
Contact Name: Gabi
Contact Email: gabi@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: September 05, 2019 14:07

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Linux System Administrator to join a fast-growing, fully funded startup that values work/life balance and will provide you with the chance to grow your skillset.  

This System Administrator role is based in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs and paying circa R600Kctc/annum

The company

A successful start-up that is making a meaningful impact on the growth and development of South African businesses and our local economy, this business has grown into one of South Africa’s leading online payment gateways. The company was recently acquired by Africa’s leading Payment Service Provider, extending its reach across the continent. You will work in a relaxed environment for a company that values innovation, initiative and flexibility, giving you the chance to enjoy your work while making world-class tech happen. Your personal and professional aspirations are prioritised, and because of this you will be offered free ongoing learning dedicated "own days" every two weeks to work on self-development or work-related side projects.

The Role

You will be part of a small but highly-skilled DevOps team who is passionate about uptime, reliability, security, and education. Using your scripting and problem-solving skills you will be exposed to DevOps principles such as continuous integration and systems as code, allowing you the opportunity to ultimately move into a DevOps Engineer function. This is a challenging role in a growing business where you will need to be passionate about learning and keen to explore a new technical realm.

Requirements:

  • Significant experience and proficiency in Linux based OS (ideally with certification)
  • Scripting experience: Bach or PHP or Python or Perl
  • Experience with Hypervisors, storage networks, web servers, load balancers
  • Knowledge of database technologies: MySQL / Maria / Percona
  • Networking experience
  • IaC experience (SaltStack/ Chef / Ansible / Puppet) ideal but will be taught
 

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gabi Garb
gabi@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

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