Systems Engineer:Linux – Durban

Systems Engineer:Linux – Durban
The System Engineer reports to the Infrastructure Services Team Leader and is responsible for the implementation, support, maintenance and improvement of Linux server infrastructure.
A key objective of this role is to ensure optimal performance of the Linux server infrastructure and the services that run on it.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring that core systems are always available and performing optimally by overseeing the relevant hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Automating routine tasks through shell scripting.
  • Ensuring that ERP backups are maintained and completed successfully.
  • Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Linux Operating Systems and RedHat cluster services.
  • Specifying server requirements, obtaining quotes, racking, installing and maintaining servers when necessary.
Employee Specification
  • Relevant tertiary degree or diploma
  • RHCE, Linux or equivalent qualification
Experience and Requirements
  • Bash scripting at an expert level
  • Python scripting advantageous
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) knowledge beneficial