Windows and Linux OPS (relocation to Abu Dhabi, UAE)
Senior Level

Deadline: March 10

Full Time

Windows system administration
Apache Kafka
Windows Server
Ability to work independently
Ability to work under pressure
Time management
Fast learning ability

We are looking for a multi-paradigm, talented Senior System Administrator to deploy and manage applications on large-scale installations on linux and windows servers and desktops. The position is full-time with relocation to Abu Dhabi. The position requires visiting customer’s sites and frequently deploying in internet-isolated environments. The rest of the time work can be done remotely from home in Abu Dhabi.

  • Setup IIS, deploy server and Windows desktop applications
  • Deploy and manage Linux server applications (mainly Java-based with Docker)
  • Setup and manage database servers - MSSQL, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, MariaDB, Minio.
  • Mange Kubernetes-based deployments
  • Troubleshoot issues with deployments and monitor server performance
  • Manage all hardware, do software upgrades and patches to OS
  • Be responsible for HA/DR of the servers
  • Perform backups and recovery requests
  • Perform server design and capacity planning
  • Collect user feedback, convert into support tickets
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years managing and deploying windows and linux-based applications
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and Services stack such as IIS, DNS/DHCP, WINS, .NET
  • Experience managing production Windows Servers used to support multiple mission critical initiatives
  • Powershell and/or Python scripting
  • Knowledge of commonly-used linux cli tools
  • Familiarity with linux firewall configurations
  • Ability to quit vim
  • Through knowledge of computer networking principles
  • Exposure to using Puppet, CHEF, Ansible or other CM tools
  • Experience with MSSQL deployment
  • Experience with JVM-based applications deployment and troubleshooting
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus - Kubernetes, Docker, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, MariaDB, Minio, Apache Camel.