Aug 02, 2021

Linux Engineer

  • eSmart Recruitment CC
  • Centurion, South Africa
Full time Engineering

Job Description

One of our clients in the insurance industry are looking for a Linux Engineer to join their team in Centurion.

Duties & Responsibilities
Install, configure and maintain Linux RHEL and Ubuntu Servers as well as Container Environments
Monitor performance and capacity alarms on Solarwinds and make necessary improvements to resolve
Troubleshoot and resolve performance related problems
Perform monthly patch maintenance on testing and production systems
Engage with Virtualization Engineer to ensure backups are in place for critical virtualized business systems
Engage with Backup Engineers to ensure backups are in place for critical business systems
Assist with Disaster Recovery plans and tests for systems
Assist with increasing, adding or removing SAN storage on Servers with LVM and Veritas Infoscale
Assist with installation and configuration of Server hardware and operating systems
Manage and maintain relationships with 3rd Party Hardware vendors
Logs calls with 3rd party vendors and make sure calls are responded on timeously
Assist with capacity planning across physical and virtual servers
Thorough understanding of a Multipath high availability storage configuration
Be part of an IT infrastructure team and perform weekly standby and afterhours support
Desired Experience & Qualification
Server Hardware training or qualifications would be beneficial
2 years + Experience with Container Environments. (Could be Docker Swarm, Podman, Openshift, Kubernetes etc.)
5 years + Experience with Linux Servers (RHEL, Ubuntu) administration and troubleshooting
Ability to perform capacity and resource planning, assess risks and recommend, design and implement RHEL server environments
5 years + experience in maintaining SAN Storage on Linux Servers
5 years + experience of Server Hardware installation and configuration, Fujitsu Primergy knowledge would be advantageous
2 years + experience in clustering technologies and concepts for high availability load balancing eg. (Haproxy, Keepalived, RHEL HA Cluster etc.)
Thorough understanding of a Multipath high availability storage configurations
Entry level networking knowledge, understand the concepts, LAN, WAN, VLANs etc.
Ability to adapt and learn new skills as they become part the environment
RHEL Satellite administration and maintenance would be advantageous
Ansible Tower administration and creation of playbooks would be advantageous

For more information please contact Bongiwe, alternatively email your updated CV to us

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