Senior Linux Systems Admin - Cyprus - 45-55k

Location Cyprus
Job Type Exclusive
Salary €45,000 to €50,000 pa + bonus, relocation, visa, benefits
Reference 28855

My client, a market leading fintech business are looking for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to support the daily operational needs of their customers and the administrative needs of the development team. As part of the help desk the successful candidate will be responsible for managing tickets via the ticketing request system, JIRA. In support of the IT team you should be able to monitor the overall infrastructure operational health and implement any necessary infrastructure improvements or repairs.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the development team to manage cloud services
  • Support deployment of custom and mobile applications
  • Create/update technical documentation as required to support servers in the customer environment
  • Provide reporting on inventory and other requested reports
  • Manage a distributed hosting solution, ensuring maximum uptime and improved content delivery for customer websites
  • Update and upgrade web servers like Apache, nginx, passenger
  • Manage multi-platform Database Management System (DBMS) (SQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc.), provide Design and Administration services
  • Manage search engine platforms via an enterprise search solution or equivalent. Such as input search result boosting information into an existing search solution and ensure that search results are relevant
  • Manage the server used to host the search application
  • Support application capacity and the ability to proactively plan and scope requirements to enable scalable solutions
  • Maintain security certification and accreditation package for federally owned systems
  • Monitor and maintain infrastructure health and carry out software inventory on the project
  • Manage usage of software licenses usage on the project
  • Set up and deployment of new user hardware
  • Ensure requests are completed based on SLAs
  • Provide backup and recovery support
  • Plan, monitor, and optimize IT infrastructure to maintain high utilization and capacity
  • Automate workflow by collaborating with the development team
  • Install and upgrade software as needed

Requirements:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or another closely related field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent command of the English language. Greek and/or Russian is an advantage
  • 5 years of experience in implementing, supporting, and maintaining a network and server environment that supports no less than 30 individuals working in a website development operation
  • Strong experience with configuration management tools (Ansible and others)
  • Must be familiar with supporting and maintaining Cloud/-based virtual server environments, Linux servers (CenOS and other variants as necessary), Linux Operating Systems, Storage Area Networks (SANs), VPN, intranet, Internet, and Single Sign-on (SSO) systems
  • Ability to write and modify scripts for application deployment and experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment (CI/CD) tooling like Jenkins and others

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary including a 13th salary
  • Relocation package (if applicable)
  • Visa arrangements for the employee and family members (if applicable)
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Provident fund
  • Free meals and beverages at the in-house cafeteria
  • In-house gym with a personal trainer
  • Discount card for several services and products
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