Linux System Administrator

IT & Networking Network & System Administration Posted 3 years ago


Less than 30 hrs/week
More than 6 months

Intermediate Level

Start Date

September 4, 2013


Seeking a highly experienced System Administrator to take over the on-going management of our dedicated LAMP server on a long-term basis.
We're not considering candidates from India or Pakistan due to past experiences, sorry.

Our main domain is We are running a number of applications under this domain (see below) each having a separate development, test and production environment that you will maintain.

We currently require aprox. 10 hours per week, with **daily progress** of the assigned tasks.

We are running the following stack:
• Linux Ubuntu Server Edition (LTS)
• VPN Server
• Firewall (iptables, ufw)
• Mail server (postfix, dovecot plus roundcube as a web client)
• Apache, MySQL, PHP (dev, test & Live environments of web apps)
• Continuous integration server (Jenkins)
• Jira, Confluence & other Atlassian tools plugins
• RabbitMQ server management
• SSL certificates

We're looking for someone we can work with long-term to maintain and scale our systems.
Other requirements:
• Web Applications deployment strategies (GIT hook scripts, bash scripts)
• NodeJS environment administration
• MySQL and Apache optimization for heavy load (planned)

Your main contact will be our Project Manager, located in Argentina. At times you will also chat/speak with the Sydney Australia based client. Text chats via skype plus emails are normally sufficient. There will be times when it would be advantageous for you to make a skype/voip voice call to our hosting company OVH. So make mention of any OVH experience and your ability to make a skype/voip voice call.

Please share your service offering.
As well as your rate, we need to know the hours you're normally available. Also advise what support we can expect for any hours you will not be available, i.e. in case of an emergency.
If you have additional client feedback on another job site, then please include a link to your profile.

Please attach your Resume/CV, and start your response with 'Please find my Resume/CV attached', and of course ensure that your CV/Resume is attached.

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