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Senior Linux Systems Administrator (Premium Hosting Customers)

Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Xneelo

Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-05-09 06:39

Xneelo, a leading web hosting company in South Africa, seeks the services of a client-centric Linux systems administrator to join a team that specialises in the development and maintenance of high performance Linux based hosting platforms. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of supporting and delighting xneelos premium hosting customers. The role can be based at the company's head office in Durbanville, South Africa or remotely.What youll do:Develop and maintain reliable, fast, secure and highly available hosting infrastructureMaintain existing LAMP hosting customer infrastructureMaintain and expand configuration management systemsTechnical point of contact for premium hosting customersForm part of a highly skilled and autonomous teamTranslate customer requirements into robust innovative solutionsCollaborate with diverse tech teams and customersProvide after hours on-call support on a rotational basisActively participate in continuous improvement within the teamThe right candidate:Is passionate about quality and high standardsUnderstands the false economy of interim solutionsIs able to say the words "I don't know" and I messed up and have said both at least onceClearly understands the challenges of data loss and has a successful track record of preventing itDemonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirementsDemonstrates passion for optimal systems and simple proceduresHas a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the jobIs tenacious in troubleshooting problemsUnderstands and contributes to the power of a cohesive teamQualifications and Experience:5+ years with a successful track record in Linux server administrationProficient at different scripting languages (bash, python)Experienced in at least one automation tool (we make use of Puppet)Experience as the last point of call for escalationsAdvantageous:Linux certificationsAgile methodologyHelpdesk or technical support experience

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