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Senior Linux Engineer

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Date Added 21 Oct 2020
Expiry Date 18 Nov 2020
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Gauteng (Jhb)

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Role details:
6-month contract but a good resource may be extended further

Based Remote and Rosebank

Description of responsibilities:

Provide Server Engineers with specialist and 3rd line support.
Design new solutions within the Linux environment.
Advise T-Systems and clients on best practices.
Advise T-Systems and clients on latest technologies available.
Research new technologies and investigate if it can be implemented within T-Systems and customer environments.
Update processes and procedures on new technologies tested in lab environment.
Perform audits on systems and notify support teams of possible issues.
Provide third line support to engineers in DR environment.
Assist clients with third line problem resolution and support within the Linux environment.
Liaise with service providers regarding new technologies within the Linux environment.
Manage timesheets.
Attend departmental meetings, meetings with clients, and compilation of reports as requested by Management.
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Qualifications and experience required:

Matric (Gr 12)
Relevant tertiary qualification
Solid work experience (at least 6 years) in a Linux environment.
Linux certified
AIX, Solaris certified would be a bonus to have
ITIL V3 certification


Strong Linux system administration skills and a solid knowledge of the Unix operating systems
A good understanding Unix security
Knowledge on installation of third-party software
Knowledge and ability to write scripts in some scripting language
Knowledge and the ability to identify tasks which require automation and automate them.
Specialization in one of the following: Security, Clustering, Automation, Storage