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Company Description

HWS Technologies is an IT solutions company based in Balzan, Malta. We offer high-quality programming and service solutions that simplify business processes and help our clients achieve their goals. Our company culture is centered on collaboration, appreciation, and a dedication to delivering excellence to our customers.

Role Description

This is a full-time hybrid role for a Linux System Administrator. The Linux System Administrator will be responsible for day-to-day tasks associated with maintaining and administering Linux systems, troubleshooting issues, providing technical support, and network security. This role is located in Balzan, with flexibility for some remote work.

Qualifications and Experience:

- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience).

- Extensive hands-on experience with Redhat Linux administration and technologies, including Redhat Satellite, IDM, DHCP, and DNS.

- In-depth... knowledge of Linux operating systems (Red Hat) and associated technologies.

- Strong understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and best practices.

- Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Bash, Python) for automation and task simplification.

- Familiarity and experiences in one of the cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).

- Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, KVM) and containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).

- Familiarity with configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, Chef) and version control systems (e.g., Git).

- Relevant certifications such as Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or equivalent are highly desirable.

- Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude toward tackling technical challenges.

- Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Key Responsibilities:
• Redhat System Management: Lead the deployment, configuration, and management of Redhat Linux systems, including the utilization of Redhat Satellite for patch management, provisioning, and monitoring.
• Identity and Access Management (IDM): Implement and maintain IDM solutions to ensure effective user authentication, authorization, and access control across the organization.
• DHCP and DNS Management: Oversee the design and management of DHCP and DNS services to ensure seamless network connectivity and domain resolution.
• Infrastructure Optimization: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize the performance, scalability, and reliability of our Linux infrastructure, utilizing best practices and automation techniques.
• Security and Compliance: Implement security measures, regular audits, and compliance checks to safeguard our Linux environment against vulnerabilities and ensure adherence to industry standards.
• Incident Resolution: Lead troubleshooting efforts to diagnose and resolve complex Linux-related incidents and issues promptly, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous operations.
• Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of system configurations, procedures, and best practices to facilitate knowledge sharing and onboarding of team members.
• Cloud Integration: Utilize your foundational knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) to explore opportunities for hybrid cloud integrations and help guide the organization's cloud strategy.
• Technical Leadership: Provide mentorship and technical guidance to junior team members, contributing to their professional growth and skill development.
• HWS Technologies is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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