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Datafin are currently seeking candidates for their open Linux Systems Engineer position in Cape Town, Western Cape through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Linux Systems Engineer role such as with an industry leading company like Datafin?

ENVIRONMENT: A leading global Financial Services provider seeks the strong leadership & technical expertise of a Linux Systems Engineer to join its team. Your role will be to deploy & maintain a highly scalable and robust solution, help implement new and existing hardware both in and out of the datacentres while providing supervision and training. You must possess a suitable tertiary Degree, have hands-on technical experience including 3-5 year’s Linux, Postgres, Mongo and Automation skills. You will require strong security experience covering network, application and infrastructure adhering to ISO & PCI standards, Virtualization and Containerization and able to manage Cloud services & NetOps. Other will also need to be proficient with some of the following: CentOS/Rocky/RHEL, Redis/RabbitMQ, AWS/GCP/Azure, Java/Tomcat/Apache, NGINX / HAProxy.DUTIES:Deploy and maintain a highly scalable and robust solution.Assist with the management of a team of System Administrators as well as other employees within the IT Department or third-party contractors.Design, plan, execute, the highest levels of security and administration for systems performance.R&D, select upgrades, software, and other necessities to ensure best practices are met.Work with other staff within the IT Department to maintain or implement new and existing hardware both in and out of the datacentres.Ensure highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.Maintain documentation for infrastructure deployments.Troubleshooting, dependency resolution and ad-hoc infrastructure related objectives.Responsible for training and supervising other members of the team.REQUIREMENTS:A relevant tertiary Degree.3-5 Years’ Linux, Postgres, Mongo and strong Automation skills with hands on technical experience with a proven track record in a corporate environment.Strong security skills covering network, application and infrastructure adhering to ISO & PCI standards.Application support and systems maintenance (including hardware, software, and applications).Proficient in Database Administration.Virtualization and Containerization.Manage Cloud services & NetOps.Storage systems management.IT Operations Management.Capacity planning.Hardware and software agnostic.Proficiency in working with large scale firewalls.Able to work across various Cloud platforms.You must be well versed in technology and have strong skills in documentation, planning, organisation, with the ability to evaluate and design system architecture.Tech Stack –CentOS / Rocky / RHELRedis / RabbitMQAWS / GCP / AzureJava / Tomcat / ApacheNGINX / HAProxyAnsible / Octopus / JenkinsCitrix / VMware / Docker / K8sZabbix / ELK / Grafana / PrometheusAdvantageous –Linux related qualification.Coding skills.Basic understanding of Agile.ATTRIBUTES:Absolute team player.Excellent written and verbal skills.Helps others to learn and share knowledge.

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