Linux Specialist
Linux Specialist

Linux Specialist

posted on: 30-09-2019location: Bucharest, RO
What you’ll do:

• Be a strong system administrator to implement and support Linux (Red Hat/Debian/CentOS);
• 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;
• Create scripts in order to automate certain tasks;
• Structure, draft and review technical documentation, document technical requirements and processes;
• Work closely with application teams on troubleshooting issues as well as planning requirements for new servers.

What you’ll need to succeed:

• Experience with different distributions of Linux (Red Hat/Debian/CentOS) environments;
• 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.);
• Experience in Red Hat Linux virtualization technologies, IT Security Compliance, system management/monitoring tools, operating systems services (NTP, DNS, SMTP);
• Experience providing support in medium to large scale infrastructure environments (change management processes, etc.);
• Experience using ticketing systems;
• Experience with Backup software and strategies;
• Familiarity with RAID disk technologies & SAN infrastructure;
• Familiarity with network infrastructure;
• Ability to work well with the team and on various projects (shared team environment);
• Ability to work under pressure and remain decisive;
• Ability to conceptualize problems;
• Willingness to learn new things & technologies (automation tools, OS related, storage related);
• Communicative competence (pro-active);
• Should be able to mentor junior member of the team;
• Should act as a role model;
•Flexible if workflow is changing;
• Fluent English (spoken and written);
• Team player;
• Availability to work in shifts:  Shift 1: 7:00 – 16:00; Shift 2: 9:00 – 18:00; Shift 3: 14:00 – 23:00

Nice to have:

• ITIL Certified; 
• Windows Server & ESX experience is a plus; 
• 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.