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Linux System Administrator

Description: 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, and other network related fields are a plus
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization, including various versions of Linux, Windows Server, VMWare
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Management of In-house firewall, manage and troubleshoot networking, Internet, domain setup
  • Administration of security aspects of systems, networking
  • Setup and Management of email POP/IMAP Servers
  • Working knowledge of VOIP telephone servers
  • Run MySql scripts to retrieve data from databases. Knowledge of Linux shell scripting
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software and Networking errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning,

 

If you haven't heard from BSTS within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position.

Job Reference: 

631549

Location: 

Pretoria

Salary: 

Market Related

Employer: 

BST Solutions