Linux System Administrator

department / IT Infrastructure

location / Turkey

posted / December 11, 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.