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Linux Software Engineer

South Africa, Western Cape

Job Description

Linux Software Engineer


Job Advert

Linux System engineer

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Salary: R110,000 per month + benefits.

Job type: Permanent

A leading web hosting company is looking for the services of a client centric Linux engineer, could this be you? Joining a team that specialises in developing maintenance of high performance Linux and Cloud hosting solutions. this is a fantastic opportunity to apply both server and admin skills.

This is a great opportunity to make a strong impact across the organisation and support their customer base and a fantastic opportunity for a Linux system engineer to showcase their high level skill set.

Main Responsibilities

* You will be collaborating with diverse tech teams
* Develop and maintain fast, reliable, secure and scalable hosting infrastructure
* Provide after hour on call support
* Translate customer requirements into robust innovate solutions
* You'll will participate in continuous improvement within the team


* Demonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements
* A strong sense of ownership
* Gets the develops mindset
* Understands the power of a cohesive team
* Passionate about high standards
* Knows how to not loose date to solar flares and bit rot
* To be able to take accountability for their mistakes and address the correctly

Qualifications and experience

* 5+ years within a successful track record Linux server admin
* 5+ years backend/API software development
* Bachelor degree in Computer Science
* Passionate about at least one automation tool (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Salt and Terraform)
* Experience as the last point of call for escalations
* Adventurous
* Exposure to a variety of software language


* Life cover
* Disability cover
* Income continuation
* Funeral benefit

What we will do:

We will provide you with a series of challenging projects together with the tools, equipment and support to give you the best possible chance of succeeding. Most importantly, we will give you the opportunity to work in a culture that is energetic, passionate and innovative and you'll get to work with some of the most impressive people in technology! Bring your passion, curiosity, talent and innovation to our team and we will give you an environment full of challenges to flourish in. Flaunt you're expertise!

If you believe that you meet the criteria of this role, and could be the perfect candidate do not hesitate to send you're CV ASAP to to get the ball rolling on you're application, We would love to here from you!

Jefferson Frank International is the leading Java recruitment firm, advertising more jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Digital Agencies & End Users Globally and by specialising solely in placing candidates in the market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the South African Market and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and jobs are.

For any further information or enquires please contact

Yasemin Asir