Linux System Administrator

Full-time. Work from anywhere! Flexible working hours

Job description

We are seeking a highly skilled Linux System Administrator to join our IT team. You will play a pivotal role in maintaining our network infrastructure, implementing security measures, and automating system administration tasks to enhance productivity. If you are a Linux enthusiast with a passion for problem-solving and a commitment to maintaining best practices, we encourage you to apply.

What You’ll Do:

  • Server Administration: Manage and maintain Linux server infrastructure, ensuring high availability and optimal performance.
  • DNS and SSL Management:
    • Maintain and administer domain configurations, ensuring proper DNS resolution.
    • Handle the issuance, renewal, and installation of SSL certificates for secure server communications.
  • Server Troubleshooting and Health Monitoring:
    • Proactively identify and troubleshoot server downtimes, performance issues, and other related problems.
    • Conduct root cause analysis for server outages and implement preventive measures.
    • Implement monitoring tools to track server health metrics, analyze trends, and preemptively address potential issues.
  • LEMP Stack Expertise:
    • Configure, deploy, and maintain Linux servers running the LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP).
    • Optimize and fine-tune the LEMP stack components for optimal performance and scalability.
  • Application Load Configuration: Fine-tune server parameters to handle varying application loads and ensure a seamless user experience.
  • Security: Implement and maintain server security measures, including firewall configurations, intrusion detection, and vulnerability assessments.
  • Backup and Recovery: Develop and maintain backup and disaster recovery strategies for server data.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed system documentation and create operational procedures.
  • Customer Support: Provide technical support to customers, helping them resolve server-related issues, and addressing their queries in a timely and professional manner.

You Must Have:

  • Experience with working on Linux systems (e.g., Ubuntu, CentOS).
  • Great at solving problems and figuring out what’s wrong.
  • Can write and use scripts to make tasks automatic, like using Bash or Python (for example, creating scripts to automate routine tasks).
  • Knows how to control and manage servers using command line tools (e.g., using SSH to connect to servers).
  • Understand the principles of DevOps (making software and managing servers better together, like using Docker and Kubernetes).
  • Can work with processes that help in building and updating software and managing server settings (e.g., using Git for version control or tools like Ansible for automation).
  • Can use tools to watch and fix problems on servers (e.g., New Relic or X-Ray for monitoring and debugging).
  • Knows how to keep servers safe, like setting who can access them, using firewalls, and protecting data (using tools like firewalls, managing SSL/TLS certificates, and encryption).
  • Good at working with different teams and explaining techie stuff to people who aren’t tech experts.
  • Pays close attention to details and can prioritize tasks well, even in a fast-paced environment Enthusiastic about keeping up with the latest trends and technologies in DevOps and server management.

Join our team and be a part of a dynamic and innovative IT environment where your expertise will make a significant difference. If you are a Linux System Administrator with a passion for excellence and a drive for continuous improvement, we look forward to receiving your application.

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What do we offer you?

We believe in working closely and bringing the best out in each other. We’re a fun, supportive, and creative group of individuals. We’ll offer you:

  • Competitive pay. 💸
  • Work from anywhere.
  • The opportunity to learn and grow in a fast-growing team.
  • We don’t micro-manage. Manage your own time as you see fit 💁
  • Flexible work environment – We believe that people work best when they have the freedom to work from wherever they choose. We don’t care where you are so long as you get the work done.
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  • Challenging tasks – Equip yourself by tackling new challenges.
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Sounds like a good fit?

Want to apply for this position? Just fill in the form on this page. We look forward to hearing from you!

The hiring process

  1. Fill up the form on this page
  2. A couple of quick emails and voice call with HR
  3. A technical assignment 
  4. Interview with the Hiring Team
  5. A formal job offer

We look forward to hearing from you! ✍️

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