Linux Systems Administrator

€30,000 - €35,000  |  Malta

An infrastructural technical company is looking to recruit a Linux Systems Administrator to form part of the Technical Team.

Your duties and responsibilities include but will not be limited to:

  • Provide support to all in-house applications and live systems
  • Solve hardware and software problems
  • Monitoring and maintenance of application software on Windows and Linux platforms. The applications will generally run on a MySQL/MS-SQL and Apache/IIS backend, or any other backend configuration as may be necessary from time to time.
  • Liaison with respective authorities 
  • Travel for business assignments outside of Malta may also be required (Very rarely if needed)

​The successful candidate should:

  • Have strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills mainly in English
  • Be assertive and be able to hold a professional attitude at all times
  • Be ready to work outside normal working hours (will be worked out in a time in lieu manner) 
  • Possess technical experience using Windows and Linux
  • Have knowledge of LAN/WAN networking concepts
  • Be familiar with MySQL databases
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position

Qualifications:

  • IT Diploma or equivalent
  • Vendor-specific certifications such as MCSE and/or LPI will be considered an asset

Only candidates who are already based in Malta will be considered for this role.

On-call is worked out as 1 week in and 1 week out (further arrangments can be done) 

Per 1-hour worked on Saturday will be considered as 1 hour and a half 

Per 1-hour worked on Sundays will be doubled, and considered 2 hours

The amount calculated will be given time off (time in lieu), to ensure the employee would not exceed 40 hours of work per week


  • Primary job focus
    Technical Infrastructure
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced
  • Employer industry
    Information Technology
  • Job Reference
    MD735
  • Closing Date
    02/04/2021
  • Date Published
    19/01/2021
  • Status
    Shortlisting

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