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Linux System Engineer

Noon Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 04 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • Description: We are looking for a capable Linux system engineer, with strong multi cloud exposure, to expand our DevOps team. The candidate must be a team player and have experience in teamwork. Must demonstrate skills required in direct decisions and have at least 7 years' hands-on experience in managing complex and high-performance enterprise systems, focused on the scalability and reliability aspects. Strong understanding of Linux containers, processes, and Sysadmin expertise in notable Linux distributions are necessary.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Manage, configure, and maintain Linux servers and systems to ensure high availability, performance, and security.
    • Design, deploy, and maintain cloud-based solutions (Azure, GCP) to support our growing infrastructure needs.
    • Architect, implement, and maintain SQL and NoSQL database clusters (MongoDB, SQL, etc.) to meet application data requirements.
    • Collaborate with DevOps and development teams to automate deployment, monitoring, and scaling processes.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve complex system issues, ensuring quick resolution to minimize downtime.
    • Perform regular system backups, updates, and security patches to maintain system integrity.
    • Monitor system performance, analyze trends, and implement improvements to optimize resource utilization.
    • Implement and enforce security best practices across the Linux environment and cloud resources.
    • Provide mentorship and technical guidance to junior team members, fostering knowledge sharing.
    • Participate in on-call rotations to address critical incidents and maintain system uptime.
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Linux System Engineer or similar role in a production environment.
    • Linux certification (e.g., RHCE) is required.
    • Proven expertise in cloud platforms (Azure, GCP) with hands-on experience in designing, deploying, and managing cloud-based infrastructure.
    • Solid understanding of NoSQL databases and experience in setting up, maintaining, and optimizing NoSQL clusters.
    • Proficiency in scripting languages (Python, Bash, etc.) for automation and system administration tasks.
    • Strong knowledge of networking protocols, security practices, and performance optimization.
    • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
    • Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
    • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Skills:
    • Problem solving
    • Strong drive to deliver results
    • Elevated level of energy, enthusiasm, and passion
    • Fluent in English
    • Flexible working style
  • Required tools & technologies:
    • Linux Operating Systems (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.)
    • Cloud Platforms: Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
    • NoSQL Databases: MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc.
    • Scripting Languages: Python, Bash
    • Networking Protocols (TCP/IP, DNS (Domain Name System), HTTP, HTTPS, etc.)
    • Security Best Practices and Tools
    • Configuration Management Tools: Ansible, Terraform
    • Monitoring and Logging Tools: Prometheus, Grafana, Dynatrace, Azure Log Analytics
    • Version Control Systems: Git
    • Containerization and Orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes
    • Virtualization Technologies: VMware, VirtualBox
    • Backup and Recovery Solutions
    • Incident Response and Troubleshooting
    • Basic SQL Knowledge
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About Noon

Noon is a digital ecosystem of products and services that are built in the region. Our vision is to become the engine of efficiency and convenience for the people we serve. We will elevate the quality of life by inspiring people with what we built and how we built it. Starting in 2017, noon is now a digital ecosystem of products and services: The regionโ€™s leading e-commerce platform and digital marketplace, offering incredible value across multiple categories with world-class service, delivering to customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt.