Linux System Administrator and 3rd Line Support - CPT 25-40 CTC

Sep 19, 2014
Technology Solutions Company looking for a professional individual with the right attitude and ambition for a position at a large retailer.

Expected output:
Become part of the team at a tier 1 retail organisation. Responsible for administering and enhancing the Nagios implementation.
Taking the lead on 3rd line investigations on the VBS Application, Linux servers & endpoints and supporting systems. Owning issues to resolution.
Working with the developers to pinpoint difficult issues if unable to replicate issue.
After hours support where necessary.
Work on implementing new projects when necessary.
General Linux Administration and Performance Tuning.

Technology related degree/diploma or Linux Certifications. We will consider people with a large amount of practical experience as well.

Linux specialist (SuSE enterprise server experience advantageous) - min 3 years experience.
Advantage if experience in a support based role

Required Technology Skills:
Comfortable using the CLI
Bash scripting
3rd Level support for linux infrastructure and internal application systems.
Troubleshoot and understand IT problems
Firm understanding of the Linux kernel and environment
Understand TCP/IP networking, architecture and core technologies (DNS, DHCP, TFTP, Multicasting, etc.)
SQL skills and basic database knowledge (DB2)

Experience in administrating SLE distros
Experience in SLEPOS
Java monitoring and administration experience
IBM Websphere application server, MQ and DB2 administration experience
Understanding XML
Pro-active monitoring of system endpoints. (Nagios)

Other requirements:
Fluent in English
Professional high energy individual
Enjoys working in a team oriented environment
SA citizen and must reside around Cape Town area
Good communication skills
Positive "can do" attitude

Remuneration packages will be negotiated with successful applicants dependant on qualifications and experience. 25-40k CTC.

Please send CV to should you be interested.

Sep 19, 2014
Hey there, we did, in Centurion, however that one has just been filled. Send me your details if you'd like to be considered for future positions there.