Linux Server Administrator

Confidential

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Skills:

  • Must be aware about the basic security aspects in the hosting industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of the cPanel/WHM Linux Hosting control panel.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system: CentOS/CloudLinux.
  • Knowledge of System services (i.e., Apache/Nginx, DNS, Tomcat, Mail transfer agents (exim, sendmail, postfix, qmail), FTP, SSH and PHP)
  • Knowledge of server security and hardening, tuning, patching, optimization.
  • Knowledge of website migration from same or cross control panel.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing & Linux Server Virtualization using KVM, XEN, OpenVZ or Virtuozzo.
  • Outstanding Customer Service & Communication skills and a dedication to the customer service experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical support to clients for hosting products & services via Helpdesk and live chat.
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Apache, MySQL, DNS, Exim etc.
  • Providing fellow support representatives with technical support and guidance.
  • Troubleshoot issues/errors related to Linux hosting related services .
  • Monitor Server Performance.

Requirements:

  • Linux Administration of Dedicated Servers & VPS on CentOS/Cloudlinux (Mandatory)
  • Experience in hosting control panels: cPanel/WHM, Plesk etc.
  • Experience in any one of scripting language (bash, perl, python, php)
  • Experience in high traffic websites and load balancing
  • Ability to debug and troubleshoot scripting languages such as PHP, bash, and perl.
  • Advanced knowledge of the cPanel/WHM control panel & Linux operating system: CentOS/CloudLinux.
  • Sound Knowledge of web server and its services: (Server: apache, nginx), (Services: Exim, postfix, dns, mysql, ftp etc.)
  • Experience in Server & System services (i.e., Apache/Nginx, DNS, Tomcat, Mail transfer agents (exim, sendmail, postfix, qmail), FTP, SSH and PHP)
  • Understand the purpose of Firewalls and Load Balancers, VPN and SSL technologies
  • Working knowledge of common TCP/IP protocols such as telnet, ssh.
  • Good technical knowledge of commonly hosted end-user applications such as: Wordpress, Joomla, Magento and other common PHP/MySQL based softwares for increasing performance of websites and decreasing load on server.
  • Knowledge of Website and other services migration.
  • Installation & Updating of Softwares, OS on Linux environments i.e.: Centos, CloudLinux.
  • Must be aware about the basic security aspects in the hosting industry
  • Should be able to monitor and block Spam & other security threats.
  • Knowledge of Virtualization Softwares like KVM, OpenVZ, XEN or Virtuozzo
  • Redhat or Systems Administration experience preferred in web hosting industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of Linux server management.
  • Applicants must be willing to work on shift.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Salary

₦75,000.00 ‐ ₦180,000.00 per month