Linux Specialist

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  • Customer Support - Client Service
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 17.10.2018

    - Experience with different distributions of Linux (Red Hat/Debian/CentOS/Suse) environments.
    - Linux Routing and Load Balancing skills
    - Linux Routing (ipsec/iptables/netfilter)
    - Experience with Linux automation tools (i.e. UrbanCode Deploy, Puppet, Chef, Dockers etc.)
    - File system concepts (inode, paging, swapping, clustering, logical partitions, etc.)
    - Ability to work well with the team and on various projects (shared team environment)
    - Experience with Backup software and strategies (dd, bacula is a plus, TSM is a plus)
    - Willingness to learn new things & technologies (automation tools, OS related, storage related)
    - Flexible if workflow is changing
    - Fluent English (spoken and written)
    - Communicative competence (pro-active)
    Nice to have
    - ITIL Certified
    - Training skills in order to mentor junior team members
    - Ability to conceptualize problems
    - Ability to work under pressure and remain decisive
    - Proficient in at least 1 programming/scripting language � bash, python, ruby, etc.
    - Experience with backup tools such as Tivoli TSM
    - Experience with system monitoring tools and analyzing results
    - Bachelor degree, with a technical major such as Engineering or Computer Science
    - Experienced in configuration of deployment pipelines and comfortable with version control systems (Git, GitHub)


    - Be a strong system administrator to implement and support Red Hat/Debian/CentOS/Suse Linux environments.
    - Responsible for uptime, performance, reliability, scalability, security and high availability of infrastructure machines
    - Troubleshoot performance issues, OS configuration and hardware failures and apply fixes
    - Create and implement change requests for incidents/problems as needed
    - Support incidents and perform root cause analysis for service interruption issues. Fix the root cause not the effect.
    - Ensure compliance with security guidelines
    - 3'Rd party vendor coordination and escalation
    - Create scripts in order to automate certain tasks
    - Structure, draft and review technical documentation, document technical requirements and processes