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DevOps/Systems Administrator

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior

Digitas Liquorice is one of Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies specialising in a range of services from web, mobile, social media, CRM, content creation and search engine marketing.
We are seeking a Systems Administrator to join our Cape Town team. We need someone who will have no problem fitting into this driven and dynamic environment.

Key roles and responsibilities:
  • System administration (Linux and Windows servers) - configuration, security, maintenance, backups, monitoring
  • Network management (DNS, NAT, Firewall, Routing management, etc.)
  • Assist with deployment of Dev, PPE, and production environments in cloud and local DCs
  • Testing of software/website services (e.g. APIs) and infrastructure during deployment
  • Resolve technical PROD, QA, and Dev environment issues
  • Investigate and address availability, performance, and capacity issues
  • Ensures the client solution build, deployment, and enhancements are delivered on time and to specification both within the initial release and in all subsequent releases
  • Manage databases (deploy, optimise, backup, configure, monitor)
  • Patch and upgrade management to servers, bought products, and developed products
  • Configuration management
  • Functional monitoring
  • After-hour support when client requires or when deployment is required. Will be scheduled ahead of time
  • Procurement of assets (domains, servers, licensing, etc.)
Skills and characteristics 
  • Five years of experience in a systems administrator role
  • Python and Bash scripting will be advantage
  • MySQL/MSSQL Database management
  • Windows Server administration
  • Linux Server administration
  • System monitoring tools (e.g. Graphite, New Relic, Data Dog, Nagios)
  • Security management
  • Network management
  • IT/related bachelor's degree or diploma in IT administration/IT networking or Q Linux admin course or MCSE, MCITP
  • Certifications in tools listed above would be advantageous
  • Passion about their skills
  • Enjoys leading edge technology

Posted on 14 Sep 11:10

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