karachi, lahore, islamabad

Principal Linux Administrator

Job Overview

IBEX is looking for a Principle Linux administrator, with strong Linux, troubleshooting, network and scripting skills, to join our Global Server Operations team. GSO is responsible for developing tools to automate and support the deployment, management, and monitoring of infrastructure. The candidate in this position will take a lead role in supporting and building these highly available and highly scalable solutions that help empower IBEX Facilities to fulfill thousands of users globally!

Job Description

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • In depth knowledge of the Linux Operating System Enterprise Linux - including understanding of kernel tuning and OS monitoring tools
  • Familiar with software project build automation ("make", Maven) and Build and Integration tools (Jenkins)
  • Proficient with scripting in Shell (bash, ksh) and Python
  • Understanding of virtualization environments (ESXi)
  • Working knowledge in an orchestration and configuration management tool (preferably Ansible)
  • In depth knowledge in IaaS public clouds (Azure or preferable AWS)
  • Good understanding in Infrastructure and security services like Load Balancing, Firewall, TLS encryption etc
  • Good architectural experience in component placement for a traditional 3 tier application and microservices based applications
  • Proficiency in production troubleshooting, including distributed systems
  • Working knowledge of Linux Containerized environments (one of "Open Contained Initiative", Docker, CoreOS) Good working knowledge with Monitoring tools - both at the OS and Application level
  • Extensive experience in "Infrastructure as Code" and automation as the way to manage infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Application Containerization and Kubernetes Clusters
  • Familiar with agile methodologies in Operations and Development
  • Awareness around that "Hope is not a Strategy" when dealing with complex interactions between people and data systems
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate / measure work results in the Enterprise context
  • Familiarity with basic Project Management techniques to facilitate resource and workload management
  • Ability to manage difficult (or conflict) situations generated by daily interactions of a wide range of personalities
  • Familiar with an SLO-based (Service Level Objectives) management style
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team management proficiency
  • Clear vision on strategy, road to success and phases of delivery

Job Specifications

Specific duties to be performed:
  • Infrastructure Support
  • System Tuning and enhancements
  • ]Automation of daily routines
  • System deployment
  • Security and Audit Compliance
  • Applications scalability
  • Application redundancy
  • Deep knowledge of Linux system
  • Scripting, Monitoring
  • Public Cloud

Perks & Benefits

  • Bi-Annual Bonus
  • Annual Increments
  • Cell Phone/ Company SIM
  • Fuel Allowance
  • Internet Device
  • Medical Insurance
  • OPD (for complete family)
  • Provident Fund (for complete family)
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Annual Leaves/ Casual Leaves
  • EOBI
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ibex Tower, Plot # 5, Block B SMCHS, Adjacent FTC Building, Shahra-e-Faisal, Karachi 75500, Pakistan

Phone +92.111.874.874

Plot No. 07, Aitchison Street, 1 KM Thokar Niaz Baig, Raiwind Road, Lahore 54000, Pakistan

Phone +92.111.874.874

Plot # 17, Street # 4, Sector I-10/3, Islamabad, Pakistan

Phone +92.111.874.874

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