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

Deadline: March 10

Full Time

Windows system administration
Cassandra
Apache Kafka
Docker
Windows Server
Ability to work independently
Ability to work under pressure
Kubernetes
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.

Responsibilities
  • 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
Requirements
  • 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.