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Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Pretoria
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevent degree or diploma
Experience3+ years as a Linux Administrator

Job Description

One of the well-known print and online media company is looking for a Senior Linux Administrator with own transport and as the client is based in Pretoria you should ideally live in the Pretoria / Midrand area.


3+ years as a Linux Administrator

Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQ, Varnish, MemcacheD, Heartbeat, NGINX, Solr, FTP, Samba, Shared mounts (GlusterFS, etc.), TCP/IP ,Tomcat, Squid, Postfix, Nagios, Cacti Graphs Familiarity with Solr & MySQL replication Advanced Networking PC and Server Hardware.

Must be willing to lead after-hours response for all server-related issues

Desirable Qualities LPi Certification Microsoft Windows knowledge (for user support): XP, Vista, and Windows


The candidate must be able to maintain existing web, mail, and data infrastructures. The ideal candidate will be able to take the existing infrastructure to the next level of reliability and security. Candidate must be able to do the work, document it effectively, and mentor junior administrators.

Able to give in-house training to junior systems administrator Advanced programming skills in PHP and MySQL.

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Portia/Sam/Cheyenne on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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