Systems Engineer


A global communication technology solutions provider is searching for a Systems Engineer as part of their growth strategy. Selected candidate will help build, maintain, and troubleshoot their rapidly expanding infrastructure. Forming part of a young talented team of engineers, deploying mission-critical applications while ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.


  • Managing and monitoring systems, both software and hardware.
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain systems.
  • Ensure the highest levels of system availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance and Development teams on bugs and continuous optimisation of systems.
  • Maintain constant backups of mission-critical systems.
  • Provide 2nd level support to our Customer Service team and be part of a periodic “on-call” roster for out of office hours support.
  • Liaise with service providers and external partners for problems related to hardware.
  • 24x7 proactive monitoring and support of the live and pre-production environments where needed

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Working experience with UNIX/LINUX operating systems.
  • Solid experience in administration and performance tuning of application stacks (Apache, Nginx, Zabbix, RabbitMQ, and Cassandra).
  • Experience with automation software such as puppet or chef will be considered an asset.
  • Experience with virtualisation and containerization (VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Ability to work within a team as well as on own initiative.
  • Solid networking knowledge (VPN’s, NAT etc.)
  • Experience with monitoring systems.
  • Solid scripting skills (Bash, Python).

Education & Experience

Diploma / Degree in Computer Science or Engineering


  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Gym Allowance
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Career Progression
  • Continuous Training Development

Job Reference: GO941

  • Primary job focus
    Technical Infrastructure
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
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