Linux Systems Engineer

Location Malta
Job Type Exclusive
Salary Attractive
Reference 25540

My client who is in the payment and e-commerce sector is looking for an experienced Linus Systems Engineer to join their team in a role that is mixed project/operations focused and supporting both the internal infrastructure and the customer facing products. 

As a Linux Systems Engineer you will be responsible for handling day-to-day project work, including providing proof-of-concept deliverables, product analysis, technical leadership, and architectural input for multiple concurrent initiatives. Assisting and mentoring Linux Systems Administrators and Junior Systems Engineers is also a key part of this role.

This position is a Monday to Friday opportunity, but you will be part of the 24/7 on call roster.


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Providing in-depth technical guidance and mentoring
  • Working to continually improve processes and procedures with both internal and external teams
  • Enforcing technical and operational standards as set by senior engineering staff
  • Acting as senior most technical resource for junior administrators
  • Researching and testing unfamiliar technologies


Skills you need to have:

  • Experience maintaining enterprise Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with SOAP and REST interfaces and with API’s
  • Experience with J2EE, SQL, ZFS, Perl, RHE, Rails, Grails, LDAP
  • Experience working with Puppet (preferred), Chef, or other configuration management and deployment frameworks
  • Experience with apache, tomcat, scripting languages, SSL, web protocols
  • Experience managing and administering MySQL (preferred), PostgreSQL, or other SQL based relational databases
  • Experience with event management, incident handling, and problem resolution
  • The ability to handle stressful situations and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of ITIL, ITSM, and INFOSEC best practices
  • Ansible, Salt, fabric, or other automation tools experience
  • Strong communication, documentation, and analytical skills
  • Being able to adapt quickly to an ever-changing environment
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