Position: Senior Linux Systems Administrator Department: IT ...

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Dec 16, 2012 (4 years and 4 months ago)

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Position: Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Department: IT Support

Division: Digital

Supervisor: Head of IT Support

Contract Type: Full Time

Remuneration: Negotiable


Junk Mail Digital is accepting applications for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator. Th
e candidate must be able to
maintain existing web, mail, and data infrastructures. The ideal candidate will be able to take our existing infrastructure
to the next level of reliability and security. Candidate must be able to do the work, document it effect
ively, and mentor
junior administrators.


Minimum Requirements

Jobseekers who lack the following experience need not apply:



3 years experience in a high
-
pressure Linux environment.



Expert ability to setup and maintain the following packages:



Apache



MySQL



PostgreSQL



Varnish



MemcacheD



Heartbeat



NGINX



Solr



FTP



Samba



Shared mounts (GlusterFS, etc.)



TCP/IP



Tomcat



Squid



Postfix



Nagios



Cacti Graphs



Familiarity with Solr & MySQL replication



Advanced Networking



PC and Server Hardware Support



Must be able to wor
k under pressure.



Must be willing to lead after
-
hours response for all server
-
related issues.



Must have own transport


Desirable Qualities



LPi Certification



Microsoft Windows knowledge (for user support): XP, Vista, and Windows 7



Able to give in
-
house trai
ning to junior systems administrator



Advanced programming skills in PHP and MySQL.



As you will be based in Pretoria you should ideally live in the Pretoria / Midrand area.


Only candidates with the above experience will be considered. In your cover letter,

please address the required
qualifications, as well as your expected remuneration. Should you fail to mention remuneration, your application will
not be considered. Please email your cover letter and CV to ravingfan@junkmail.co.za no later than Friday, 12

August
2011. Please make the email subject Linux Administrator.


If we have not contacted you within 2 weeks after submitting your CV please consider your application unsuccessful.