[Clug-work] Linux Engineer/DevOps

Monique Williams Monique at armstrongappointments.com
Tue Jul 1 13:54:21 SAST 2014


I am looking for a Linux Engineer with the following skills:

Principle Responsibilities:

 Work closely with the Development team to bring new software releases to production more effectively

 Develop and deploy OSS tools for use within the Cloud Operations group

 Develop, deploy and manage highly-scalable and highly-available platforms, monitoring and maintaining service performance and availability metrics

 Automate everything from deployment to monitoring and management to incident response

 Take ownership of our configuration management platforms

 Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production

 Assist identifying and mitigating security threats to comply with strict security compliance

 Develop and improve operational practices and procedures

 Produce high-level design documentation where required

 Ensure close collaboration between Development and Operations, enabling smoother operation between teams

Required Skills and Experience:

 Configuration management tools - Chef / Puppet

 Monitoring systems - Cacti, Nagios, Splunk, Spiceworks, Zenoss, FusionReator

 Continuous integration tools - Jenkis, NAnt, MSBuild, Maven

 Strong Linux administration: Ubuntu / Debian, RedHat / CentOS

 Advanced Windows administration: Windows Server - IIS - ActiveDirectory - WMI - Powershell - Clustering

 Web technologies: Apache / Ngnix - Squid - HAProxy - Mod_security - WebDAV - AJP Proxy - cgi scripting

 Administration, monitoring and optimization of JBoss / Tomcat / Jrun4 / Glassfish- Java application servers

 Lateral thinking, reverse engineering, good at problem solving

 Experience securing servers covering file integrity / intrusion detection / application firewalls / auditing

 Experience with issue tracking - JIRA / Bugzilla / CVStrac

 Version control systems - Git / SVN / SourceControl / CVS

 Obsession for good documentation: using wiki to log changes, write procedures and instructions

 Strong knowledge of at least one of Python, Perl, PHP or shell scripting

 Services over network - NFS - iSCSI - Samba - Ldap - DNS - rsync - Load Balancers - SSL off-load

 Virtualisation technology - VMware - Hyper-V - Xen

We offer a salary of between R 35 000 – R 40 000 pm.  The role is based in Cape Town, Century City.

If there is anyone out there who fit these skills, please contact me on Monique at armstrongappointments.com<mailto:Monique at armstrongappointments.com>

Best regards,

Monique Williams
Executive Consultant
Email: monique at armstrongappointments.com
Tel: +27 21 794 7475
Mobile: +27 82 769 9165
Fax to email: +27867684176
Website: www.armstrongappointments.com    

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