Linux System Administrator

Istanbul , Turkey
02/07/2015 20:53:24

Job description

The System administrator will concentrate on the design & implementation of datacenters, services and 24x7 operations, management and migration of our application services. 
  • Hands-on management of SaaS and big data infrastructure and applications
  • Implement Operational tools like deployment, provisioning, monitoring, performance measurement tools etc.
  • Responsible for performance, availability and scalability of the infrastructure.
  • An understanding of cloud solution approaches from a technical (infrastructure), service management, financial and sourcing
  • Define and lead proof of concepts and pilots to support the use of cloud computing.
  • Responsible for multiple infrastructure environments – development, staging, QA. R&D and production environment
    monitoring, performance, release/deployment, security, reliability, availability, capacity, latency, and other non-functional concerns.
  • This is a 100 % hands on role in leading and managing the team responsible for datacenter and infrastructure administration, application Release management/deployment, Tools ownership & meet Availability requirement.
  • Would be a best fit for someone who has come from a traditional Datacenter infrastructure Linux system administration, network and
    infrastructure role.


  • B.S or M.S in computer science 
  • At least 3+ years’ experience in as a System admin/Systems engineer role in a SaaS or Cloud Operations
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong scripting skills. Python is a big plus.
  • Strong background working in a Linux environment as a Sys Admin, including configuration and production support
  • Strong NGINX background in multi instance apllications.
  • Deep experience with at least one third generation automation and configuration management solution such as Chef
  • Experience with the whole Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipeline ecosystem including tools such as Git

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of strong hands on background in data centers, networking, virtalizations and service management
  • 3+years experience in 24x7x365 datacenters and infrastructure operation,technologies, platforms,  IaaS/SaaS technologies and platforms
  • Strong foundation in SaaS, IaaS Virtualization and Service Management
  • Some background im emerging technologies in cloud, docker, SDN and SaaS preffered
  • Flexible, continous learner and knowledge sharer.
  • Excellent communicator, works well in team enviroment, appreciates challenges.
  • Comfortable and effective working in new areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving
  • Familiarity with Hadoop and Big Data technologies