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Linux Systems Administrator

Job id:
329732642
Published:
04-01-2018
Job type:
Full-time
Permanent
Work area:
Banking and Finance,
Computing, IT and Digital
Business address:
ProbusFX
Kedrou 9
Mesa Geitonia
Limassol
4004

About the role

We are looking for a strong Linux Systems Administrator for our Limassol (Cyprus) office, with good commercial experience supporting Linux Servers (Centos, Debian, Red Hat). Reporting to the Director of Technology and working alongside a senior Linux engineer. Other responsibilities may include some elements of systems administration tasks on network hardware, firewalls, basic Windows Servers and basic Active Directory (training offered), mail systems, basic phone systems, and other generic IT infrastructure tasks. Computer / IT / Engineering Degree preferred or direct relevant experience. Flexibility to travel to our global datacentres useful but not essential. Please note this is not a junior role, solid Linux skills are required.

Knowledge and Skills

Intermediate level Linux server experience is a must. Must have a thorough Linux systems administration background. Knowledge of Linux mail servers, backup solutions, deployment solutions, and using Linux systems across the IT infrastructure estate (virtualisation technologies such as KVM etc.). Any Linux certifications will be useful (LPI or Red Hat), and good open source knowledge.
Networking skills to Cisco CCNA level (exam not necessary). Good understanding of basic SQL commands and proficiency in administration of relational databases is an advantage, as is any Scripting/automation skills (Perl/Python/PowerShell/etc.). Any experience with Cisco phone systems, VOIP, SIP is beneficial, some training can be provided. Some flexibility to learn and provide basic support for Windows Server technologies and systems e.g. Active Directory, DFS, etc. will be useful, any training will be provided. Documentation of work and projects including systems/networks diagrams, help guides, training guides using mark-up language (HTML, Wiki) etc.

Personal Skills

We are looking for the following qualities in the ideal candidate.
 Fluent English language communication skills (verbal and written).
 Ability to communicate professionally under stress.
 A team-player, social and diplomatic.
 Desire to learn new skills, can-do attitude, keeping up to date with technology trends.
 Numerate and a quick learner, proactive, self-motivated, and with a genuine interest in technology.
 An open source advocate, with a balance between using open source and commercial products.

Location

Modern office building in Mesa Geitonia, Limassol, Cyprus (close to the Linopetra junction). Parking is available on site in front of the office.

 
Benefits

 Excellent remuneration package to attract the best talent.
 Fully paid training package for certifications in Red Hat, MCSE, CCNA and beyond offered.
 Strong opportunities to grow with the organisation.
 22 days holidays.
 Staff medical scheme.
 Staff discount scheme across venues in Cyprus
 Periodic lunches at work, quarterly team outings, annual company events.
 2 x professional exams paid for per year plus materials up to 500 EUR.
 International travel to datacentres (for candidates interested, not mandatory).

Please send a CV to careers@probusfx.com with the subject Linux Administrator to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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