System Administrator

REF. NO:
SpM - SA

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Expertise with Linux system administration is a must; Debian experience is a plus;
  • Excellent understanding of networking standards (Ethernet, WLAN, TCP/IP, DNS) and Linux networking tools;
  • Demonstrable development and/or scripting abilities;
  • Commitment to supporting a highly-available solution, attention to details, quality and response time;
  • Good understanding of automation tools, Ansible is a plus
  • Good understanding of web and application servers (node.js, nginx)
  • Understanding of the NoSql databases concept, understanding of CouchDB is a huge plus
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen to deliver to a high standard with attention to detail and following the procedures;
  • Deliver on time and to specifications level;
  • Curious and open-minded;
  • Good listening and expression skills, willingness to help other people.
  • Eager to improve his professional skills by working on complex projects with an experienced lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Respond to and manage system events triggered by our monitoring systems or reported by our internal issue tracker (includes on-call duty);
  • Take corrective actions to resolve system events (log analysis, disk management, database, application server); escalate the issue if necessary;
  • Analyse critical application issues, formalize issue reporting and escalate accordingly;
  • Provide system support to SpotMe onsite teams for server and network deployment and troubleshooting
  • Deploy new server application updates, as well as system updates and security patches;
  • Provision new server instances for peak demand periods;
  • Deploy solutions for planned infrastructure disruptions;
  • Monitor and verify system backups and recovery;
  • Perform proactive system health checks.