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Job Opening – Senior Linux Administrator

Please send your CV and accompanying cover letter to hr@carma.com.

About us

CARMA is a global provider of media intelligence solutions. We deliver what matters with people on the ground in 43 countries over 5 continents. We provide media monitoring and analysis across all types of media including print, online, social and broadcast, allowing our clients to make well-informed business decisions.

Our customized solutions combine the latest, cutting-edge technology with unrivalled human insight from a global team of researchers and analysts who provide valuable, relevant and actionable insights.

Our clients include PR, communications, and marketing professionals in all industries in the private sector, governments and NGOs all over the world

We pride ourselves in creating an exceptional work experience for our employees and we are seeking out top talent due to an exciting phase of expansion.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage variety of distributed systems, networks and infrastructure in dedicated data center and on the Cloud (Amazon Web Services)
  • Active and passive monitoring of the whole infrastructure including further development of monitoring solutions
  • Full-stack system administration. Installation and administration of Operating Systems (mostly Linux but also Windows Server), various applications (proprietary, open-source and self-developed) and their communication on network level
  • Administration of AWS Cloud Infrastructure
  • Automation of processes and configuration management via Ansible to ensure homogeneity and reproducibility
  • Troubleshooting and incident analysis on network, OS and application level
  • Development and testing of new infrastructure requirements
  • Documentation of current and future processes
  • Testing and development of backup strategies
  • Monitoring and enhancement of the security for all systems
  • Active support to developer team and clients

Job requirements

Technical Competencies

  • 4+ years’ experience in Linux system administration (Ubuntu/Centos)
  • Experience in Windows Server system administration
  • Good experience in Amazon Web Services
  • Scripting experience. Bash and python are mostly the language of choice.
  • Experience in Cloud (AWS VPC) and local network administration (Cisco ASA) including server-client infrastructures and various network protocols
  • Up-to-date knowledge of security and high availability implementations
  • Experience in monitoring and logging of distributed infrastructures
  • Beneficial: Experience in automation with Ansible
  • Knowledge of documentation strategies

 

Core Competencies

  • Self-motivated and self-driven
  • Open to take responsibility
  • Courage
  • Passion
  • Ability to focus on the core requirements
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Proactive
  • Good communication skills

 

Qualifications

  • Good command of English
  • 3+ years of working experience in IT administration
  • Completed apprenticeship in IT administration, computer science or any relevant field
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent considered an asset
  • Amazon Web Services training considered an asset

 

Please send your CV and accompanying cover letter to hr@carma.com.

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