Linux System Administrator

department / IT Infrastructure

location / Ukraine, Romania

posted / December 18, 2018

Full time

OSF Global Services

Ideal candidate:

  • »   is smart, passionate about technology, particularly free software/open source technologies like Linux/*BSD, Apache httpd, Database systems (MySQL/PostgreSQL), PHP/Perl/Python;

    »   is self-driven, reads technology articles and shares his/hers knowledge;

    »   finds the root cause of a problem, fixes it and then goes to document his/hers findings;

    »   needs to have exceptional communication skills and enjoy interacting with both technical and non-technical people.


  • » involved in the day to day operations of administering the company's internal and clients' systems;

    » deploys new services of the company's internal and clients' systems;

    » monitors the systems, quickly diagnoses, responds and fixes problems;

    » supports the development teams;

    » automates tasks & configuration of Linux Systems;

    » optimizes the services for performance and lower resource usage;

    » performs migrations between infrastructures and/or technologies;

    » researches and implements new technologies.


  • »   strong experience in the Linux operating system administration;

    »   Linux processes and inter-process communication knowledge;

    »   hardware and networking knowledge (TCP/IP, DNS, VPN, Routing);

    »   subversion repository administration and usage;

    »   knowledge of database servers administration (MySQL, PhpMyAdmin/Postgre SQL);

    »   knowledge of web application servers administration (Apache httpd/Apache Tomcat/nginx);

    »   knowledge about monitoring systems (Nagios);

    »   strong experience with SSH, SMTP/POP3/IMAP/Webmail (Postfix, Exim, Dovecot, Courier, etc.), DNS;

    »   experienced with at least one of the scripting languages: bash, Perl, Python;

    »   constant awareness of security issues regarding the technologies and environment he's involved with;

    »   experienced with SSL, iptables, IDS, File Integrity Monitors;

    »   knowledge about AWS, Azure, Rackspace and/or other Cloud providers;

    »   knowledge about Cloud Infrastructures, IaaS, PaaS, VMware, OpenStack, Xen;

    »   ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines;

    »   ability to work within a team and under own responsibility;

    »   problem solving and organizational skills;

    »   strong verbal and written communication skills using English language;

    »   university degree (IT) or technical background.

Considered to be a plus:

  • » one or more of the following certifications: CCNA, RHCE/RHCSA, LPIC, etc.;

    » knowledge about configuration management systems (Puppet, Chef, SaltStack);

    » advanced database administration skills (replication, high availability);

    » work experience with cloud infrastructure (Amazon, Rackspace, Azure);

About OSF Global

With headquarters in Quebec, Canada, and more than 30 locations across the world, we are a leading global commerce solutions company, with expertise in enterprise CRM, ecommerce, Salesforce Clouds, content management, ERP, cloud solutions and mobile applications. As a multi-cultural international team of over 800 employees, we are constantly driving change and innovation, delivering innovative solutions to enterprises and emerging businesses across B2B and B2C sectors since 2003.