Junior Linux System Administrator

Junior Linux System Administrator


About Us


  • Apifon is a technology company that develops business messaging services. It maintains offices in Greece (Thessaloniki & Athens), Madrid and Cyprus. Through Apifon platform businesses can grow their audience, create multichannel messaging campaigns, measure their performance and enable marketing automations to increase revenues and improve customer experience.
    All achieved through multiple communication channels like SMS, RCS, Email, Viber, and other chat apps. Apifon’s platform is used by marketing and operations teams around the world and across a wide range of verticals including retail and ecommerce, banking and insurance services, healthcare, travel and hospitality, logistics and automotive.

Purpose


  • We are looking for a junior Linux Administrator, to join our DevOps team, who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of the team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solving them accordingly.

Main responsibilities


  • ○ He must be efficient enough to manage Linux services such as Web-servers, Databases, Caching, Proxies and backup systems.
    ○ Analytical skills for reviewing multiple service logs, Customer support for Webhosting (3rd Level) in coordination with the support team
    ○ Communicating with the staff, vendors and customers in a courteous, professional manner at all times has to be one of his traits.
    ○ Every Linux administrator is responsible for following and maintaining the necessary procedures and security tools. He works with the Data Network Engineer and other personnel/departments to analyze hardware requirements and alternatives and make acquisition recommendations.
    ○ Linux administrator’s duty is to upgrade the system software and code upgrades.
    ○ Ability to work with Linux-friendly applications and ability to troubleshoot when needed.
    ○ Monitoring of servers/services is also another important duty.

Skills


  • ○ Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments Hyper-V, AWS, Azure
    ○ Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages (preferably Python, Bash)
    ○ Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, Apache, MySQL, nginx, etc.
    ○ Familiarity with load balancing, firewalls, etc.
    ○ Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, etc.
    ○ Experience with virtualization technologies, such as HyperV, Cloud Azure, AWS
    ○ Ability to build and monitor services on production servers
    ○ Knowledge of networking routers and switches

Required Education and Experience


  • ○ Requires bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or mastery level skill in LAN support.
    ○ One year of experience providing LAN support in UNIX/Linux environment.

    All applications will be considered confidential. Apifon is an equal opportunity employer.
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