Senior Systems Administrator


AfriGIS is looking for a Senior Systems Administrator to join our dedicated team. This position provides the ability to administer an environment that is fast paced and needs to be available to AfriGIS clients 24/7.

If you are looking for a position to learn and collaborate with a world class team then this is the position for you.

Minimum Requirements
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Relevant IT qualification
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification
  • Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1
  • 5+ years’ experience in a web based application hosting environment
  • Advanced knowledge of database administration
  • 4+ years firewall administration experience
Core Skills:
  • Specialist Linux Skills
  • Web based application hosting on Linux and AWS
  • Solid knowledge of Networking, TCP/IP and Routing
  • Scripting and automation experience is a must
Advantageous Skills:
  • AWS certified Sysops Administrator
  • Microsoft 365 certification
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer
  • Docker environment administration skills
  • Oracle WebLogic Administration Experience
  • Windows Server System Administration Experience
Job Specifications
General Purpose:

Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilisation, throughput and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; establishing connections and firewalls
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation
  • Effectively monitoring and managing of server and related infrastructure
  • Install and configure server infrastructure in accordance with AfriGIS standards
  • Identify and communicate problem areas to management
  • Protects organisation’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Providing support to clients, both internal and external
  • Interface with internal and external clients
  • Support Office 365 and multiple solutions based on the Microsoft stack
  • Implement security best practises
  • Administer Web application Firewalls and Cloudflare environments
  • Write and implement CI/CD processes
  • Automate maintenance tasks whilst maintaining service levels
Should you be interested please send your CV to [email protected] 


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