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Linux System Admin

Byte Orbit is an innovative product development company and execution partner. We build and launch awesome products for a variety of clients in the retail and fintech space. 

 

If you're looking for a company that treats you like a human, values your expertise and encourages growth - you've come to the right place! We're committed to providing a fun environment where you will have purpose and look forward to days of innovation and the opportunity to develop and expand your skills. 

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Linux System Admin Skills & requirements

01.
WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

We are looking for a System Administrator to join our team and offer system support and administration to meet the organization and user requirements.

02.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLSET:

1 -3 years of experience working in a similar role.


3-year degree/diploma in the technology field will be an advantage


Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.


Process-oriented with great documentation skills.


Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.


A good understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware.


 


Familiarity with the below technologies will be ideal:


Linux/Unix, MacOS operating systems.


Advanced networking (QOS, VPN, VLANS, 802.11X) with Mikrotik Routers.


Knowledge of Python would be an advantage.


AWS experience is advantageous.


 


 

03.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Your primary duties will include maintenance of computer networks, hardware, software, and other related systems, performing disaster recovery operations, protecting data, software, and hardware from attacks, and replacing faulty network hardware components when necessary. You will also be working closely with the users of our network in order to identify potential issues and fix existing problems.


 


General Support


Consult with employees on issues relative to procedures, technical problems, and methodologies.


Onboarding and maintenance of employees on our SSO management platform.


Create technical support documentation for systems and applications.


Automate any manual processes where required.


 


Hardware and asset management


Stay current and up to date on market changes that may affect the supply and demand of products/services. 


Source products and services across categories including hardware, software and services


Install, configure, and maintain the organization's hardware and software systems.


 


Security


Analyze systems and perform usability testing to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements.


Maintain operating efficiency and stability, ensure the security and integrity of all systems and data.


 


Server Administration


Provide day-to-day system administration support to assigned systems, new deployments of systems, test, and evaluation of hardware and maintain system documentation.


Provide an architectural framework for information system development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts.


Plan and monitor the optimizing of system operation and resource utilization and perform systems capacity analysis and planning.


Coordinate and perform installations and upgrades to layered software packages.


Continually monitor and tune multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.


Assist in network design and implementation.


Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, and latency) and test for weaknesses.


Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching.


Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure.


Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired.


Backup and recovery strategies for all aspects of the operational environment.


 


 


 

04.
COMPETENCIES:

Accountability and Execution


Adaptability


Control and Efficiency


Information Monitoring


Initiating Action


Ownership


Planning and Organizing


Technical Knowledge


Team Orientation


 

05.
WHY WORK FOR US:

We are passionate about the personal development of our team members


We offer the opportunity to have purpose in your role


Positive and Productive team culture


Trust & Accountability are important factors in how we work


We manage our teams based on outcomes, not attendance and understand the value of flexibility and work life balance


 

Benefits

Unlimited growth

Unlimited
growth

Opportunities

Coffee

Unlimited

Coffee

Training

Training

Opportunities

Beer o clock

Beer

O'clock

Lunches

Mon & Wed

Lunches

No matter what career you’re in or how many additional commitments you have, creating a healthy balance between work and play is absolutely essential when it comes to leading a happy and productive lifestyle. That's why at Byte Orbit we offer a whole host of benefits i.e. lunches (on Mondays & Wednesdays), innovation chats & beer o'clock, socials, unlimited growth opportunities, mentorship & training.