Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Alexandria, Cairo
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description: 

  • OS Setup on large scale – Different versions of Linux for several projects
  • Installation for Shared file systems in a High Availability Setup.
  • Network configuration on TOR and Core switches.
  • Performance Tuning and benchmarking for distributed processing.
  • Monitor and Maintain infrastructure performance KPIs
  • Will need to work with Client System Admins to resolve any Infrastructure issues
  • Design, develop and maintain infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions
  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes
  • Linux/Unix Application Installation and Troubleshooting
  • Help Application Engineers debug issues
  • Document the setup in detail
  • Be the point of contact with customers and different HW/SW vendors
  • Drive the projects from the technical aspects and report to the PMs updates and delivery time.
  • Mentor 2-3 Engineers during the onboarding / Training phases and their first projects.

Job Requirements: 


B.Sc. in Computer and/or Communications Engineering or similar degree that provides strong knowledge of computer science.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix based systems.
  • Good knowledge of Applications Deployment in a production environment and resolve dependencies
  • CPU & computer system architectures, data-center main building-blocks.
  • Good understanding of programming concepts and scripting languages [bash – python].
  • Excellent troubleshooting capabilities & problem-solving skills.
  • Good knowledge of IP Networks.
  • Good knowledge in one of the virtualization and cloud technologies [VMware / Hyper-v / OpenStack].
  • 3-5 years of experience.


  • Experience in HPC [xCAT – SLURM].
  • Experience in Containers [Docker – Singularity – Kubernetes].
  • Experience in automation tools and DevOps [Ansible – Puppet – Git].


  • We are looking for candidates who are smart, passionate, hard workers, with high the ability of self-learning and who feel comfortable working on the edge of the unknown.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
  • Candidates are ready to travel 50% of the time in the GULF region.

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