Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Job Category:
LAN/WAN Network Engineer
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Area:
Central Dublin
Location:
Dublin City Centre
Salary:
€60,000 to €70,000 per annum
Posted:
14/09/2017
Recruiter:
Principle HR
Job Ref:
158LIN

Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems administrator sought to join the team of a newly established EMEA hub in Dublin, the company a US service provider who develop innovative and leading edge solutions are in the process of building their development and operations team. The environment will be highly collaborative, dynamic and casual.

Overview of your responsibilities

* Design and implement infrastructure improvements to ensure optimal network and application performance and scalability
* Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware and software upgrades, and resource optimization as needed
* Design, develop and implement server and network solutions for key stakeholders
* Responsible for the monitoring, maintenance, and repair of the corporate Linux environment verifying the integrity and availability of all server instances, server resources, systems and key processes
* Provide IT team members and support representatives with technical support and guidance
* Interface with IT team to ensure all system requirements are clearly defined, implemented and tested
* Build effective working relationships with team members

Required Skills:

* 4 years of experience in analyzing, designing, configuring, testing and maintaining CentOS and Ubuntu Linux servers in a corporate environment
* Experienced at performing administrative activities and configuration within the Linux command line interface
* Expertise in implementing and administering systems in a virtualized cloud environment such as AWS EC2, OpenStack, XenServer or VMware
* Experience in TCP/IP and Ethernet networking technologies
* Experienced in monitoring network and server performance using various tools such as Zenoss
* Expertise in optimizing server configurations for Rails, Passenger, Apache, Nginx and MySQL or Postgres environments
* Scripting experience with any of the following languages - Bash, Python, Ruby and/or Perl

Nice to have but not essential:

* Experience with OpenStack
* Experience with deployments tools such as Chef and Puppet or SaltStack.
* Experience with system load balancing, scalability and infrastructure automation
* Experience working with open source applications and tools
* Minimum 3 years proven experience with TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SNMP, HTTP/S networking and protocols
* Experience implementing and administering Cisco network switches, Barracuda firewalls, VPN, DHCP and DNS servers, Wi-Fi networking and WAN

The role offers a highly competitive salary & benefits package. For further details on this Linux systems administration role

Apply now for immediate consideration, all applications will be reviewed by Som in Principle.

Contact Details:
Principle HR
Tel: 353 1 603 5073
Contact: Sowmya Kumar

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