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Linux Systems Engineer

Ref: 4598

Location Dublin

Salary Negotiable


Reporting to:
Technical Manager

The Duties:

Working directly with the development teams, key responsibilities of the Systems Engineer include:

Operational excellence improvements

Tools Development

Service improvements in the production environment

Service support and troubleshooting

Incident reduction

Capacity planning and scaling

Change management activities

Monitoring and metrics

Participate in 7x24 on-call rotation

2+ years overall development/technical support experience

1+ years of experience leading others

Deep understanding of support procedures and methodologies

Experience with configuration management systems (working knowledge of Chef is a plus)

A strong understanding of web technologies

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Proficiency in LAMP environment is a must

A strong understanding of HTTP caching technologies (experience with Varnish would be beneficial)

Experience with large database driven websites

A deep understanding of the Linux OS

A basic working knowledge of Windows Server OS and common services

Extensive scripting experience (e.g. Perl, Python, bash, Ruby, Windows Powershell is a plus)

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Solid networking knowledge

Understanding of production monitoring and metrics and KPIs

Knowledge of Zabbix is a benefit

Experience with SQL scripting and MySQL would be beneficial.

Excellent documentation skills

Experience in a 24/7 production environment

B.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field

As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.


To enquire further about this role, please contact Steve Latchford, Associate Director- Infrastructure & Security at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4644 or +353 (0) 83 3505050 or please e-mail your C.V in Word format through the link provided....

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Steven Latchford

Steven Latchford

Associate Director - Infrastructure/Security/Cloud
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