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Systems Administrator

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
SalaryR264k – R216k
Job TypePermanent
Experience4 years

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity available! Our client, a Leading Digital Agency in Cape Town is looking for a Linux Web Systems Administrator with PHP Coding and Database Administration experience.


Daily server monitoring and maintenance

Daily PHP maintenance coding

Database design, maintenance and custom queries

Perform back up, file replications and script management for the servers

Test and apply new software and maintenance patches, including patch management services

Complete security audits on a routine basis

Administration scripting with Perl, Bash

Plan and expand current service offerings

On-boarding and migrating customers

Server documentation

Code deployment to live servers

Produce quality code that is well documented, and in accordance with system and technical specifications

Develop according to clients specifications

Design and Development of Web Applications

Development of modifications and add-on modules to existing Web applications

Maintenance and support of Web Applications

Personal Attributes:

A passion for the online industry

Energetic and positive attitude

A proven fast learner, able to learn new systems quickly

Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Team player and not afraid of a bit of hard-work

Multi-tasking skills/ability to comfortably juggle multiple requirements

Be able to function under consistent high pressure

Deadline driven

Minimum Requirements:

4+ years Linux and Windows Administration experience

4+ years PHP coding experience

Ubuntu, Debian and Windows 2003 preferred

Apache, IIS, MySQL, Exim, IPTables, Subversion

Solid experience with multi-server environment/ deployments

Ability to gather requirements, design and implement appropriate solutions

Strong process oriented experience in terms of implementation and completion

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Janine on 021 551 8638

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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