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Linux Systems Engineer

Job Title: Linux Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 5223
Contact Name: Andrius Petkus
Job Published: May 28, 2019 13:22

Job Description

Large and well-established international Payment Solutions Provider is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer. This is a project/operations mixed role focused on supporting the internal infrastructure and customer facing products. He/she will be responsible for handling day-to-day project work, including providing proof-of-concept deliverables, product analysis, technical leadership, and architectural input for multiple concurrent initiatives. Assisting and mentoring Linux Systems Administrators and Junior Systems Engineers is also a key part of this role.

On offer:

  • Join a team of skilled IT professionals in the dynamic field of FinTech
  • Opportunity to work with a highly innovative and creative team, in a great working environment using the latest technologies.
  • Multicultural environment, flexi-time, health insurance, gym allowance, social events, parking, training and other benefits!


  • Providing in-depth technical guidance and mentoring
  • Working to continually improve processes and procedures with both internal and external teams
  • Enforcing technical and operational standards as set by senior engineering staff
  • Quickly adapting to an ever-changing environment
  • Acting as senior most technical resource for junior administrators
  • Researching and testing unfamiliar technologies
  • Participating in a 24/7 on-call roster


  • 4+ years’ experience maintaining enterprise Unix/Linux environments.
  • 2+ years’ experience SOAP and REST interfaces, experience working with API’s
  • 4+ years’ experience with J2EE, SQL, ZFS, Perl, RHE, Rails, Grails, LDAP
  • 2+ years’ experience working with Puppet, Chef, or other configuration management and deployment frameworks
  • 3+ years’ experience with Apache, Tomcat, Scripting languages, SSL, web protocols
  • 2+ years’ experience managing and administering MySQL, PostgreSQL, or other SQL based relational databases
  • Experience with event management, incident handling, and problem resolution
  • Ansible, Salt, fabric, or other automation tools experience
  • Working knowledge of ITIL, ITSM, and INFOSEC best practices
  • Strong communication, documentation, and analytical skills
  • The ability to handle stressful situations and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Working Hours are Monday to Friday but ability to be part of a 24/7 on call roster is required

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