Purpose of the Job
Responsible for effective provisioning, installation / configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure
Expected Key Results
Administer server’s infrastructure in accordance with standards and project / operational requirements
Identify and promote best systems administration practices and patterns
Perform continuous system monitoring
Provide Tier II / other support
Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing
Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills : Minimum 2.1 / Upper Credit Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Engineering or Information Technology or Computer Science Systems Administrative role in Linux environment Previous years of experience working in ISP environment
Work Experience :
Linux, Windows Server, Solaris administration experience necessary, in that order of preference
Experience with scripting, installation and migration concepts in Bash, Perl, Python
Virtual Infrastructure administration experience with KVM or VMware highly desired. Storage Area Network administration experience a plus
Experience administering centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, amanda, BareOS, etc.
Experience deploying and administering web servers Apache / Nginx / Tomcat
Working knowledge of cloud technologies like OpenStack, a plus
Experience with Dev / Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack, Puppet)
Working knowledge of open source CPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management System like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
Experience supporting a high traffic customer facing website infrastructure
Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment.
Other Requirements : Ability to document and implement processes to increase efficiency, productivity, reliability and scalability Project management skills a definite asset Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives Problem solver Ability to work under pressure Customer Focus Tech savvy Team work Action orientation Drive results Cultivate Innovation Ability to optimize work processes Resilience Self Development Nimble Learning