Senior Linux System Administrator / Engineer

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Senior Linux System Administrator / Engineer

Work in Berlin for one of the world`s largest games websites and excite more than 130 million users . This is your chance to make GameDuell, a high-traffic social games community with more than 500 million page views a month , an even smarter place!

As a Linux System Administrator at GameDuell, you will actively help to shape an exciting area of our company. You will be an intermediary between different teams and support the development of our in-house IT systems and services .

Your tasks

- Modify, expand, monitor, update and maintain our IT systems and services incl. server infrastructure, server hardware (such as Xen and above) as well as desktop operating systems
- Administer desktop operating systems (Linux, Windows and OSX) and program installations via software deployment systems
- Point of contact for provisioning, installation and troubleshooting of server services
- Provide 1st, 2nd and 3rd level help-desk support for our team members
- Coordinate change requests and hardware replacements with external service providers
- Be responsible for the order management of new software, hardware and other devices
- Identify and address any security risks

What we expect

- Completed (university) degree in the field of Technical Informatics , Computer Science or similar
- 5+ years of working experience as System Administrator with Linux operating systems (preferably CentOS and Ubuntu) as well as webserver (Apache and nginx), mail systems (Postfix/qmail, Dovecot or similar) and Customer Service Tools (Asterisk and OTRS)
- Windows Domain knowledge (AD/LDAP)
- Profound scripting experience with Bash and Python , experience with Perl is a plus
- Practical knowledge of relational databases including PostgreSQL and MySQL
- Very good understanding of virtualization technologies (XEN, KVM/HyperV etc.) and Storage Systems (Sun Storage, FreeNAS or similar)
- Deep knowledge of automation and orchestration with configuration management tools (like Ansible) and experience with monitoring tools (Nagios, Icinga etc.)
- Experience with Atlassian products (like JIRA and Confluence) would be an advantage
- Self-organized and structured working style
- Fluent English is mandatory, knowledge of German very welcome

What we offer

- Demanding tasks and new challenges with the chance to make an impact
- One of the best working environments in Berlin : the GameDuell office in Mitte! Includes free soft drinks, fruit, pool table, table tennis, a sunny terrace, and much more
- Interesting opportunities for your personal development
- Developing the best products and inspiring our customers by providing an extraordinary game experience
- A great, performance oriented, friendly and international team is looking forward to meeting you
- Flexible working hours
- Starting immediately, full time

Contact us

If you are up for the challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Details:
Tel: 030 288 768 210
Fax: 030 288 768 299
Contact: Christina Martin

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