Linux Administrator

  • Job Ref: 1895
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


We are currently looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to join our technical team. This role will involve supporting, maintaining and implementing an infrastructure of Linux servers both in the cloud (AWS) and on premise, utilising various high availability technologies to ensure availability for missioncritical services. This will be a great opportunity to develop your skills further with potential access to a wide range of technologies.

The successful candidate will be open minded and love investigating latest technologies, and implementation. 

You will also love Open Source, writing documentation, making things better, faster and more reliable! 

Key Responsibilities: 

- Day-to-day operations and maintenance of Linux network

- User management

- OS configuration, active maintenance and updates

- Develop and maintain scripts for systems automation

- Monitor and maintain high availability systems

- Manage and report on service and systems availability

- Investigating issues and problems, working through to resolution

- Suggest and design upgrades and improvements to the system

- Document planning, processes and procedures 

Essential Requirements: 

- As you are reading this you must already know what a 302, a .csr, a syn, and an arp are.

- Three years’ experience as a systems administrator in a Linux environment

- A Degree or relevant Certification in computing or a related discipline, or verifiable commercial experience

- AWS architecture and web UI administration for RDS, EC2 and friends

- Affinity for producing documentation

- Bash scripting

- Haproxy


- Mysql solid basic understanding of configuration, queries, and user management

- Nginx, virtual servers, back and forward proxies, rewrite rules, etc

- IP, solid understanding of basic routing and switching

- Understanding of common network applications and protocols

- Demonstrate and ability to prioritise and handle a diverse workload

Desirable Requirements: 

- ansible, python, zabbix or equivalent, windows server, vmware 

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers