Arrow Electronics Senior System Administrator - Linux in Nasr City, Egypt


Senior System Administrator - Linux

Job Description:

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Installs, configures, maintains, analyzes and resolves problems associated with the server’s OS, hardware and S/W.

  • Assisting with internal and external support of deployed IT and Web services

  • Planning, Implementation and monitoring of backups, disaster plans and fault tolerance.

  • Supports and troubleshoots issues of LAN, WAN, Intranet, Internet, servers, firewalls and services.

  • Deploys, maintains and configures IT assets (OS, desktops, servers, VPN gateways, internet gateways, PBX, access points, etc.)

  • Administrates users’ accounts by adding/deleting/modifying accounts, email accounts, FTP accounts, chat accounts, Antivirus and handle authentication and authorization on resources.

  • Monitors systems performance and ensures compliance with security standards to guard against security breaches and intrusions – also works on improving the availability and efficiency of the infra-structure.


  • 3 years minimum experience as a dedicated Linux administrator in a large scale enterprise environment is a must.

  • Preferred to be a graduate of a 4/5 years engineering or computer science degree

  • Certification of one of the 6/9 months MCIT/ITI diplomas is a plus

  • Excellent English written and spoken (extensive communicating with customers and internal /external teams makes this a MUST).

  • Excellent shell scripting skills such as sh/bash, csh/tcsh, python, or Perl.

  • Good knowledge of Windows systems administration is a huge plus - the environment is mixed. (If you hate MS don't apply please).

  • The environment is heavily based on supporting online services/websites, so knowledge of apache/MySQL/tomcat/WebLogic is a huge plus

  • Experience in systems security, fault tolerance, disaster recovery and backup technologies/implementations is a huge plus.

  • Excellent hardware/networking/storage administration skills is a huge plus


  • Red Hat Certificate Engineer (RHCE) is a must, Red Hat Certificate System Administrator (RHCSA) is preferred.

  • Security certification is a plus. RHCSS is a huge plus.

  • Microsoft certification is a plus.

  • Cisco certification is a plus.


Nasr City

Time Type:

Full time

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