Job Available: Linux System Engineer
July 18 2023

A position at Interexcel World Connection has become available for a Linux System Engineer.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Linux System Administrator to join our company. As a Linux System Administrator, you will be responsible for maintaining and supporting various Linux-based systems, providing exceptional customer support, and handling periodic call-outs related to installations and support. This position offers the flexibility of remote work, with occasional on-site requirements. Candidates located in the Pretoria area will be given preference.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform routine maintenance and administration of Linux-based systems.
  • Provide efficient and effective customer support, addressing technical queries and troubleshooting issues.
  • Conduct periodic on-site call-outs for installations, network setups, and phone systems.
  • Ensure timely resolution of system and network incidents to minimize downtime and optimize performance.

Desired Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in Linux system administration, preferably with LPIC1 certification or equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license to facilitate occasional on-site visits.
  • Strong proficiency in Linux system management, encompassing a broad range of tasks and configurations.
  • Knowledge of high-availability setups and load balancing is advantageous.
  • Fluency in both Afrikaans and English is desirable.

Technical Skills

The successful candidate should be proficient in the following technologies:

  • Web Hosting: Experience with LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
  • Email: Familiarity with exim mail server.
  • VoIP: Knowledge of asterisk-based systems.
  • Networking: Proficiency ranging from basic to advanced concepts, including VLANs and dynamic routing using BGP & OSPF.
  • Linux Distributions: Familiarity with Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS, Gentoo (competence with at least one distribution is required).

Personal Perspective

Our company offers a supportive and collaborative work environment that values individual growth and encourages open communication. As an employee, you will enjoy the autonomy and flexibility of remote work while benefiting from a close-knit team. We prioritize the well-being and professional development of our employees, ensuring direct access to management for discussions and feedback.

If you meet the above qualifications and are passionate about Linux system administration, we invite you to submit your CV for consideration. Email address below:


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