System Operations Engineer (Linux/Unix)

Jobster Pte Ltd (EA License No: 06C5060)| Date Posted: 2-Apr-2021
EA Licence No: 06C5060|EA Personal Registration No: 200818951C
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

  • 2 years renewable contract
  • Working location: Nearybu Pasir Panjang / Labrador Park MRT
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday, 830am to 6pm


What to Expect: 

  • Manage day-to-day operational activities, to ensure optimum system performance and work out databased strategy for continuous improvement. 
  • Work with the data engineering team, operations manager and project manager to implement improvement plans.
  • Monitor and ensure that ATFM and Service Desk operations are functional, assist in L1 and L2 activities to users where necessary.
  • Administer, monitor and maintain Linux & Windows servers, storages, NAS servers, Big data clusters.
  • Set up, install, configure and deploy new servers, and perform hardening based on established guidelines and best practices.
  • Perform data and server backup, and system security operations (e.g. user authorization, firewalls).
  • Liaise with vendors and engineers for installations/replacements, upgrades and configuration of hardware, software and patches based on establish guidelines and best practices.
  • Manage application/platform and security incidents, work with various internal teams and vendors to resolve issues on a timely basis to meet SLA, escalating to higher management if necessary.
  • Perform hardware and software assets and inventory management as well as tracking.
  • Ensure that operation processes are documented and complies with audit requirements.


As an Operations Engineer, you need to bring to the team:

  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology, or in relevant disciplines.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in IT operations. 
  • Familiar with change management and incident management workflows, using ITSM tools to manage workflows.
  • Familiarity with security and access control measures to control privileged access to test and production environment. 
  • Familiarity with Privileged Access Management (PAM) tools e.g. CyberArk.
  • Experience in networking technologies such as WAN, LAN, Network Security, Firewall rules, Load Balancers, VPNs and DNS
  • Knowledge of container technologies such as Docker, LXC
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, system backup and restore
  • Experience in one or more virtualization technologies (KVM, Xen, VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Knowledge in Linux and Windows server hardening
  • Security knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu & Red Hat), Apache, Nginx, Java, IIS and Windows
  • Experienced with management cloud infrastructure and services / certification with GPC, GCC (i.e. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) or equivalent cloud platforms will be preferred.
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