Company Attributes

  • 18 years hands-on experience administering 24/7 IT infrastructures
  • Professionals who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone
  • Natural-born teachers who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around myself, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work<
  • Broadly-skilled with the ability to adapt to different tools or work-flows according to the deadline or output required
  • Passionate about keeping abreast of changes in my chosen area of technology
  • The ability to ingest constructive criticism and work with team input while staying true to the product
  • The maturity to work purposefully and steadily under pressure with all kinds of clients
  • The culture of imparting knowledge to co-workers, regardless of years of experience, and to constantly acquire and adopt knowledge from others
  • A strong online presence (We share my interests on social platforms) and innate drive to share our knowledge with the Linux community
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge my own path to success within a high-performing team
  • The drive to be the best in the industry in every task we undertake
  • The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task
  • Experience administering, deploying, and troubleshooting Linux environments
  • Data Centre Management, including HP, Dell, Cisco, Netapp, Brocade, Enterasys appliances
  • Extensive¬†VMware, KVM, HyperV experience
  • Many different storage solutions (SAN/NAS/EMC) mostly Netapp
  • Advanced Fibre / Ethernet¬†Routing and Switching
  • Proficiency in base scripting languages, Bash, Batch or similar languages
  • Proficiency in MySQL and PostgreSQL administration
  • Strong understanding around environment/server performance and how to identify and troubleshoot issues
  • Solid understanding of DNS, DHCP and fundamental network protocols such as TCP/UDP
  • Experience with virtualization platforms, server consolidation, and administering virtual environments
  • Great English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to quickly identify problems under pressure, determine root cause, and drive issues to completion
  • Identifying areas of concern and scope of work to improve the overall process of deployments, development and administration