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Senior Linux Administrator

Egypt - Giza


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  • Job Role / Function

    Information Technology

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  • Vacancies


  • Years of Experience

    3 - 7

  • Career Level

    Mid Career / Senior

  • Degree


  • Education

    Information Technology

  • Nationality


  • Gender


  • Employment Type

    Full time

  • Expiry date

    14 Mar 2020

Job description

    • Design, implement, and support highly-performance, highly-available infrastructure of on-premises hardware and on public clouds such as Red Hat OpenStack.
    • Planning, Implementing, monitoring of backups, disaster plans, fault tolerance.
    • Supports and troubleshoots issues of LAN, WAN, Intranet, Internet, servers, firewalls and services.
    • Day-to-day operations of the systems including systems administration, monitoring and storage performance.
    • Updating the technical documentation and the team knowledge base.
    • Assess new technologies and products, applying industry best practices and methodologies to operations activities.
    • Participate in the overall secure design and performance of system/server’s environment.
    • Conducting periodic safety tests of system performance, reliability, and load, assists the service desk and operations in resolving system performance issues.
    • Take lead in resolving operational issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement necessary corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence
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Job requirements

    • +3 years minimum experience as a dedicated Linux administrator in a large-scale enterprise environment is a must.
    • Experience with Open Source Mail systems “Qmail or Zimbra” build, maintenance, and operation processes.
    • Knowledge of Storage SAN, and NAS management, provisioning, and optimization.
    • Experience with the automation of system build, maintenance, and operation processes using, Python, Perl, or other scripting technology.
    • Knowledge of, MySQL, WebLogic, BIND, MySQL, NGINX, Shell Scripting, CRON Jobs, Backups, Python, and LDAP .
    • Experience in systems security, fault tolerance, disaster recovery and backup technologies/implementations.
    • experience utilizing Networker , IBM TSM and /or Veeam Backup to configure, tune, and deploy backup and recovery procedures preferred
    • Experience in Cloud computing such as Red Hat OpenStack.
    • Excellent hardware/networking administration skills
    • Very Good Presentation, analytical & Problem-Solving Skills
    • Availability to work non-standard hours during Maintenance Windows, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery &/or security incidents. Providing 24x7 operational support for escalations on a rotating basis.
    • Experience with using ticketing systems
    • Experience with EMC PowerPath and/or IBM SDDSM preferred.
    • Working knowledge of AIX OS administration is highly preferred.
    • Previous IT experience in a Hosting DataCenter is a plus.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
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    Social Insurance
    Medical Insurance
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Additional Information

About this company

ECC was established in 2001, with the idea of building a world-class data center. The purpose behind this venture was to capture the higher end of the value chain in the Information Technology. It was designed and built to provide a range of integrated, scalable Data Outsourcing, professional services and application management services that can be deployed in a cost-effective and rapid manner.

ECC started to offer services to the market in the last quarter of 2001. Currently, ECC provides IT outsourcing services including Turn-Key business and alternate site recovery Solutions, focusing on enhanced management services that allow it to meet the expanding set of customer needs as Data Applications become more complex.

Boasting state-of-the-art technology, ECC provides the ISO 27001 certified physical environment necessary to ensure a businesses' presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. World-class facilities are only part of the equation as ECC combines its around-the-clock systems management with onsite personnel, experts trained in the areas of networking, Internet, and systems management.

The data center was built using Hewlett Packard (HP) technology. With strong commitment from ECC major Shareholders (National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC), Egyptian Company for Networks (EgyNet) and Commercial International Investment Company (CIIC)) and an allocated investment of US$ 25 million for the deployment of the first phase of the project, ECC compares favorably to other data centers in the Middle East and Africa by specializing in deploying and managing dedicated, mission critical IT applications.
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