System Administrator - Linux

Betting Connections Recruitment Solutions
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a System Administrator to join our client's core team. Operating from the Malta office, having strong technical skills, an unbending desire to make things right, the candidate will be maintaining the systems of our client's gaming platform which drive dozens of gaming websites and provides thousands of games and sport events to hundreds of thousands of players worldwide. Responsibilities : - Build, install, configure and maintain systems in both physical and virtual environments - Daily monitoring, troubleshooting and upkeep all services to ensure maximum availability - Scheduled release deployments - Day-to-day operational tasks including application configuration changes and user administration - Develop scripts and routines in order to improve and streamline operational processes, and automate tasks where possible - Make recommendations to management for new equipment, upgrades and improvements in order to meet ongoing capacity and performance requirements - Provide technical support on escalated issues and liaise with developers where required - Take part in a rotating on-call schedule Required Experience & Skills : - 3 years + of experience working in systems administration - Strong Linux administration skills ( preferably CentOS & Red Hat ) - Very good working knowledge of Tomcat including installation, configuration and tuning - Experience with virtualization technologies, including mainly KVM and also VMWare - Scripting ability using Bash and/or other scripting languages - Solid knowledge of DNS, SSL, HTTPD, Syslog, SNMP, SMTP & LDAP - Experience with SAN administration - Good understanding of network related aspects including VLANs, NAT, VPN & firewall rules - Experience with monitoring tools such as OpenNMS and Nagios - Configuration of backups involving NFS/CIFS storage and tools such as Bacula - Working knowledge on Servers running Windows Server 2008 and 2012 is considered a plus - Ability to solve problems, think logically, take initiative and learn quickly in a fast paced environment
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