Linux Systems Engineer

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The Role

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The Linux Systems Engineer is a mixed project/operations role focused on supporting our Client’s internal infrastructure and customer-facing products.  You will be responsible for handling day-to-day project work, including providing proof-of-concept deliverables, product analysis, technical leadership, and architectural input for multiple concurrent initiatives. Assisting and mentoring Linux Systems Administrators and Junior Systems Engineers is also a key part of this role.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing in-depth technical guidance and mentoring;
  • Working to continually improve processes and procedures with both internal and external teams;
  • Enforcing technical and operational standards as set by senior engineering staff;
  • Quickly adapting to an ever-changing environment;
  • Acting as a senior, most technical resource for junior administrators;
  • Researching and testing unfamiliar technologies.

The Candidate

  • Over 4 years’ experience supporting enterprise Unix/Linux environments;
  • Over 2 years’ experience SOAP and REST interfaces, experience working with API’s;
  • Over 4 years’ experience with J2EE, SQL, ZFS, Perl, RHE, Rails, Grails, LDAP;
  • Over 2 years’ experience working with Puppet (preferred), Chef, or other configuration management and deployment frameworks;
  • Over 3 years’ experience with apache, tomcat, scripting languages, SSL, web protocols;
  • Over 2 years’ experience handling MySQL (preferred), PostgreSQL, or other SQL based relational databases;
  • Experience with event management;
  • Strong communication, documentation, and analytical skills;
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Knowledge of ITIL, ITSM, and INFOSEC best practices;
  • Ansible, Salt, fabric, or other automation tools experience.

The Company

Making a difference in the IT sector by supporting and expanding the online processing services for European-based merchants with the latest technologies and highly talented teams.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • A highly innovative and creative team
  • Great working environment

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

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