Linux Senior System Engineer

Malta


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Linux Senior System Engineer

Malta

Our client in Malta are a young and growing Internet based gaming company with a global IT team tasked with managing mission critical systems and websites. This is a great opportunity for an innovative professional with a passion for technology.


Job Description

  • To maintain the Online Gaming platform
  • Building the network and servers that run the platform
  • To ensure the optimum performance and availability of such platform and to liaise with all applicable service providers and third parties when required
  • Maintaining current network infrastructure, configuration of switches/ routers /load balancers (F5 / haproxy)
  • Security hardening of existing network, current and new projects
  • Use automation for configurations (puppet / ansible / scripting / jenkins / github / CICD)
  • Proactive monitoring and support of the live and pre-production environments
  • Management and analysis of system and security logs
  • Applying updates, patches and hardening of the OS
  • Troubleshoot problems relating to gaming web sites and the gaming software including all underlying network and server infrastructure
  • Produce regular audits and status reports

Candidate Profile

  • All-rounder with very good general IT Knowledge, ideally focused more on Networking
  • Organised professional who enjoys a challenge
  • Able to work on his/her own initiative and without supervision
  • Good analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Expertise in Linux technologies (Centos Linux)
  • Web-N-Tier technologies (Apache, Tomcat, Passenger, Nginx)
  • Application and OS tuning
  • Database Administration Experience (MySQL, Oracle)
  • Scripting languages (Bash, Perl, PHP, Python)
  • Virtualisation technologies (VMware, LXC, AWS, Docker)
  • Sound Networking Knowledge(Cisco), Firewall (Cisco, iptables), routing, ssh
    Mail (postfix), DNS (named), monitoring (nagios, graphite, graphana), backups (bacula) GIT Advanced Windows user with knowledge of Active Directory
  • Configuration Management (Puppet / Ansible) an advantage
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of Git / SVN an advantage
  • Knowledge of Object-oriented languages (Ruby, Java) an advantage

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