Systems Engineer - Linux - #366530

Boardroom Appointments - Global Human and Talent Capital

Date: 1 week ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Contractor
4 month contract

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Technology or related (or equivalent work experience)
  • Seasoned demonstrated experience in a similar role gained within a similar information technology environment
  • Non-negotiable skillset and experience in red hat Linux administration:
  • Between 3-5 years' experience working on Linux.
  • Preferable to have exposure to: ZVM Systems Red hat Linux Satellite VMware Azure AWS Chef


  • Installs, tests and maintains new hardware or software to provide new services or to resolve user and system problems
  • Performs troubleshooting and system analysis to resolve incidents and to ensure system availability
  • Performs system administration tasks including configuration, systems monitoring, troubleshooting, and support
  • Tests and validates new system to ensure that they fulfil the request functionality and quality
  • Implements backup and recovery procedures to ensure the needed availability
  • Implements and performs system monitoring for proactive support by collecting for example availability, performance metrics and system logs
  • Performs hardware or software upgrades and patching to support vulnerability and risk management
  • Defines, raises and executes changes as part of the Change Management Process
  • Creates system documentation and maintains fixes, modification or other changes
  • Executes task as part of the request fulfilment
  • Escalates and collaborates with vendors or other delivery organisations if needed to provide the right level of support Identifies and documents potential problems of the system within the ticket tool
  • Identifies and suggests possible service improvements
  • Creates and manages tickets for the Incident Management
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