Senior Linux Server Engineer 100% (m/f/d)

Basel Stadt | Freelance/temporary employment for a project
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12 MM
My duties
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of and third-level support for enterprise-class software and hardware (front and back end) in a Red Hat Linux environment
  • Ensure best practice implementation of core server and infrastructure application technologies
  • Manage and evolve the existing technologies within sphere of responsibility to ensure a secure, supportable and highly available environment
  • Responsible for providing a stable infrastructure, network, database and infrastructure application environment for a range of applications as assigned
  • Additional responsibility is to ensure the maintenance and operations of the corporate backup platform
  • Support and maintain business-critical infrastructure applications and their dependencies as assigned
  • Involvement in developing forward-thinking processes ensuring the reliability and suitability to business of these applications across various industry-leading hardware technologies
  • Change management:
  • Lead (test, coordinate and implement) changes related to new releases or design changes to the environment, in cooperation with other internal teams and external service providers
My qualifications
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems administration experience 
  • Experience with systems management & provisioning using Red Hat Satellite 6 and Capsules
  • Strong knowledge in automation using Ansible and Ansible Tower
  • Experience with Configuration management using Puppet
  • Experience with Systems monitoring, ideally Nagios and Prometheus (good knowledge in backup solutions, ideally NetWorker and/or Data Domain, Using Red Hat Identity Management, Scripting, ideally Python and Perl)
  • Knowledge in container technology and container orchestrator such as OpenShift is beneficial
  • Fluency in English (oral and written); knowledge of a second language (German, French or Italian) desirable
  • Desire to learn new technologies as the role requires
  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices for the systems being supported
My benefits
  • A city with a high quality of life that perfectly embraces both modern and traditional values
Project information
  • As a modern company, our client manages to constantly develop further and break new ground.
About Hays
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My contact at Hays

My contact person
Magdalena Butt

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E-Mail: magdalena.butt@hays.ch