Senior Systems Administrator

Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
PHP 61,539
Information Technology

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a one-stop shop solutions and top-quality consulting services provider related to IT projects for clients around the world. Our client currently provides administrative and IT services to business in the United States and Japan and continuously expanding their services and clientele to become a global scale IT solutions provider. Our respected client is looking for a committed and enthusiastic Senior Systems Administrator. The job is based in Makati City, Philippines but currently offers WFH setup until further notice. 

Job Summary: 

The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for managing the company’s server and network infrastructures. Tasks include supervising Junior System Administrators, monitoring system performance and configuring new software and hardware. The role requires excellent troubleshooting skills and hands-on experience with various operating systems. Overall, a Senior System Administrator ensures that all company software, hardware, servers and networks run smoothly.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Provide support for internal and external clients.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Manage teams an participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Participate in on-call rotation, ensuring uptime of critical servers, networks, and applications.
  • Install, configure, document, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Must document every activity

Key job requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related disciplines 
  • At least five (5) years of Linux (CentOS / RHEL / Windows) System Administrator experience in a web hosting environment.
  • At least three or more (3+) years of previous web hosting experience, domain, and email management and other hosting related tasks.
  • Experience working on server virtualization and containerization on both private and public cloud.
  • Experience of developing and implementing proactive monitoring and alerting for critical infrastructure and services and of creating and developing scripted solutions.
  • Diverse knowledge and proficiency in:
  • Linux (CentOS / RHEL / Windows)
  • Web hosting such as Admin, Reseller, or intermediate users for Plesk cPanel, WHM, FTP, CMS (Wordpress and others)
  • Server virtualization and containerization (VMware, Virtual Box, Docker, Kubernetes, KVM) on both private and public cloud (AWS, GCP and others)
  • Creating and developing scripted solutions (e.g., Anisble, Puppet, cfengine, Chef, shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • ITIL, COMPTIA+ ,AWS, Linux/Virtualization or any related certifications are plus factors
  • Interpersonal and communication skills in both oral and written English, including the ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to develop, communicate, and implement plans when working on projects and tasks.
  • Ability to use creative problem-solving skills to address issue effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to explain complex information in simple, clear terms to a non-IT person.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Detailed-oriented and organized.
  • Can adapt to changing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain standards of conduct as well as highly confidential nature of the work.
  • Self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude and maintained when under pressure.
  • Consistent professional etiquette when conversing via email and phone.
  • Effective communicator and listener who can take direction.
  • Highly dependable and a fast learner.
  • May have to comply to more than one senior management tasks at the same time.
  • Shifting schedule; may be assigned to either dayshift, mid-shift, or nightshift.
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