Linux Systems Administrator
Contour Software
Lahore, Punjab, PK
3d ago

The Division

CORESense, a division of Constellation Software Inc., is an all-in-one Point of Sale, eCommerce and retail business management solution designed to lower costs and increase sales.

It wraps point of sale, store operations, ecommerce, inventory management, order management, and customer management software around a centralized product, customer and inventory database.

Founded in 2001, CORESense delivered the market's first cloud-based retail management solution in 2003 and is now recognized as one of the premier providers of retail management software solutions.

The Position

The division is looking for an experienced Systems Linux Administrator and AWS cloud who will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting of systems and network devices located in the CORESense private cloud and on premise at client retail locations.

The hired candidate will work out of the Contour Software Lahore office, working as part of the resource-center team, as an extension of the onshore R&D team.

Responsibilities

  • Setup and configuration of Linux servers and systems in conjunction with supporting opensource software located in the CORESense private cloud.
  • Manage and support remote fleet of Linux based point-of-sale machines
  • Continued development and maintenance of automated scripts for environment configuration
  • Research and troubleshoot environment issues to determine root cause
  • Maintain systems and procedures in accordance with PCI compliance
  • Perform rotational on-call duties
  • Interact with clients as needed
  • Required Competencies / Skills / Experience / Education / Training / or Equivalent Combination :

  • Bachelors in IT, Computers or relevant field
  • 3+ years running high volumes of Linux servers (even personal servers)
  • Strong background in Linux (Ubuntu preferred) system administration and architectures, shell scripting (Python and Bash preferred).
  • Experience with NGINX web server / reverse proxy installation, configuration, and support
  • MySQL database administration (data integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocking, replication, backup, connectivity and security)
  • Solid understanding of TCP / IP networking, firewalls and OpenVPN
  • DNS, LDAP, Domain and SSL Certificate management
  • Experience of VM's Management on Hyper V, VMware vSphere and Citrix XEN Server
  • Use of source control systems (Git preferred)
  • Strong concepts of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS & other Cloud Deployment Models
  • Designing and implementation NMS (Network Monitoring System)
  • Setup monitoring alerts using AWS CloudWatch and Nagios
  • Manage infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (VPC, Route53, S3, EC2 / EBS, RDS, SES, SQS, SNS, Lambda, AWS CLI, IAM and Security Policies and Pricing)
  • Performing regular and on-demand system backups and recoveries.
  • In-depth understanding of the principles and best practices of Software Configuration Management (SCM) processes, which include compiling, packaging, deploying and application configurations.
  • Ansible for configuration management and automation of administrative tasks.
  • Good to have working knowledge of container systems like Docker and container orchestration like EC2 Container Service, Kubernetes, worked with Terraform.
  • WORK HOURS : 10 : 00 pm to 7 : 00am (Pakistan Standard Time)

    Exciting Benefits we offer :

  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility Karachi & Lahore only
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Recreational area for in-house games Karachi & Lahore only
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment
  • Leave Encashment
  • Exciting Benefits we offer :

  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility
  • Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Recreational area for in-house games
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment
  • Leave Encashment
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