Saturday , October 16 2021

Shoprite Group Vacancies – Linux Systems Engineer II

Website Shoprite

Job Description:

To assist the Team Lead in the Unix Team with rolling out new Linux systems, maintaining, upgrading, replacing, and improving the long-term performance of the systems. The candidate will be responsible for the monitoring, maintenance and operation of the Linux based systems consisting of +- 460 SLES and Redhat Enterprise Linux VM’s running Enterprise and Open Source Software that are key to daily business operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Resolve Incidents and fulfil Service Requests using a service management ticket queue and Change Management processes
  • Maintaining service configurations as and when they change or are deployed
  • To build and maintain Linux server environments:
  • Develop and maintain documentation for standards, processes, policies and procedures
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval, and success of changes made to the infrastructure
  • To assist with System Availability, Performance and Monitoring:
  • Manage server security remediation activities which will include conducting vulnerability scans and patching
  • Assist with information security practices, policies, least privilege, RBAC, encryption (GPG, SSL/TLS, PKI)

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of UNIX/Linux Fundamentals and concepts
  • Understanding of network and storage principles
  • Knowledge of industry security principles and server vulnerability remediation practices
  • In-depth knowledge of Redhat and SUSE Enterprise Linux
  • Scripting experience, specifically with Ruby/Perl and shell scripting language to automate existing and workloads and routine system admin tasks
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, BIND, LDAP and other common LAMP stack components (Linux OS, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, Apache Web Server,
  • Apache Tomcat, JBOSS, MySQL)
  • Experience with Squid Cache

Qualification & Experience:

  • Extensive System Administration experience with Red Hat Linux and SUSE enterprise Linux (3-5 years)
  • Proven history of incident response, diagnostic activities, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Corrective Action Plans, and advanced troubleshooting (3-5 years)
    Experience with RDS databases like MySQL, LDAP, Bind DNS service and Apache Web service (3-5 years)
  • Experience working with virtualisation technologies (1-2 years)
  • Experience in documenting environment and processes (1-2 years)

Job Details:

Company: Shoprite

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, ZA

Application Deadline: N/A

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