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Senior LINUX System Administrator

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Date Added 1 Sep 2020
Expiry Date 29 Sep 2020
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OptiSolutions (Pty) Ltd

Western Cape

Market related


Role details:
This position is responsible for installation, configuration, maintenance and monitoring of all Linux systems. The individual will support daily operations and help develop strategies to improve availability and utilization of Linux environments.

You will be part of a team that delivers 24 X 7 support for all servers that we are contracted to support. You will be actively involved in ensuring that we meet customer SLA requirements as per the service contract.
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Advantageous and soft Skills:

Experience with support of high availability systems
Strong troubleshooting skills
Analytical and technically minded
Ability to organise
Interpersonal skills
Ability to work within a team environment Verbal and written communication skills Ability to share knowledge effectively
Sound working knowledge of Linux Operating Systems
Good interpersonal communication skills and written communication skills.

Essentials Functions include:

Install, configure and manage hardware components
Install and configure and update software Assist with OS patching Support user and developer database access
Audit OS usage
Manage OS capacity and growth
Understand and contribute to effective 24x7 monitoring of the server
Perform OS backups and recovery
Ensure OS file system integrity
Schedule, implement and document server changes
Produce Service Reports Develop and maintain support procedures
Develop and maintain operating policies Assist with development of junior staff Research and keep up to date with new Server and OS technologies
Be part of the 24 X 7 support model Contribute to service KPI measurement and reporting Ensure server availability according to customer SLA
Assist with resolution of server issues to meet business requirements
Manage and escalate incidents according to customer SLA
Meet customer Service Level Agreements (SLA) as per service contract
Act as liaison with other departments, divisions and organizations
Assist with customer environment assessment

Salary: Market Related

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent