Linux System Administrator at GigaLayer

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Company Details

GigaLayer is empowering businesses and individuals with tools and services to support their online presence. We are doing this by building a foundation of incredible technology & design in the hosting industry and most importantly we are just getting started.

We are recruiting to fill the positioon below:

Job Title: Linux System Administrator

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time

About the position

  • We are looking for a System Administrator to maintain our servers and to handle immediate issues, network uptime and more, together with our pool of engineers and administrators.
  • Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.
  • Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.

Job Responsibilities

  • Install and configure Linux servers.
  • Manage sever configurations and firewalls
  • Manage network stability and abuse reports.
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements.
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages.
  • Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls.
  • Upgrade systems with new releases and models.
  • Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies.
  • Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Linux Administrator or similar role.
  • Experience with Linux-distros, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
  • Ability to create scripts in Perl and Bash or other system admin language.
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms.
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • B.Sc/BA in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification will be a plus (e.g. RHCSA Certification).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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