Linux Sysadmin (3-5 years experience)

Employer: Spearhead Systems
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  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 20.09.2020
    Short company description


    Experience 3-5 years working with in a position that is primarily focused on Linux operating systems;
    Experience in the every-day administration of Linux systems;
    Experience in scripting (bash, python);
    Knowledge in reading, interpreting documentation and operating manuals for complex IT systems (Linux installation procedures, distributed systems, clusters/grids and clouds);
    Expert PHP, and MySQL debugging & troubleshooting skills (LAMP stacks);
    Monitoring experience for application performance, uptime and fault management;
    Advanced English skills (reading, writing and speaking);
    Passion for automation and getting things done right;


    Taking ownership of customer issues and seeing problems through to resolution;

    Creating scripts for automation purposes, migrations and other ad-hoc requests, followed by creating runbooks/autmations for diverse automation scenarios;

    Monitoring systems, applications and reacting to events;

    Design, operate and maintain (troubleshoot) modern web architectures (n tier/web, caching, databases, microservices, etc.)

    Managing and operating our customers IT infrastructures (managed services) and help operate the (delivery of IaaS to a global customer base);

    Work on virtualization technologies such as KVM, Red Hat Virtualization, Vmware and Triton.

    Other info

    At Spearhead we believe in the delivery of high performance. By this we mean that we are excited to the bone about the delivery of IT services that help people and companies get things done. We are all about high performance and not just in computing but in everything that we do.

    We are looking for more people like us: system generalists who love to solve problems. Our ideal colleague is comfortable in any stage of a systems life cycle, whether that is initial set-up and configuration or ongoing maintenance and support, and who finds gratification in knowing that their work keeps some of the most successful businesses running. We’re seeking a Support Engineer to help us deliver professional technical support services for customers, our ISV partners and corporate clients as well as to our global IT monitoring customers.

    Implementation experience is helpful but enthusiasm and interest can trump experience; we’re willing to take a chance on someone who wants to step up.