System administrator

The job:

We are looking to expand our Sofia team with a junior system administrator. The new colleague will take on both day and night shifts, amounting to about 140 hours a month, which makes the position great for students. The job mainly involves server monitoring and server maintenances.

The training:

We expect the applicants to have some technical background we can step on. Zertios will offer you paid subject-specific training in our Sofia office for between four and eight weeks. You will learn about what we do, how we do it and why we do it.

Learning at Zertios is a continuous process. After you step into the position you can expect to be encouraged and supported by the company to develop and expand your knowledge through various channels.

The tasks

  • Monitoring server environment
  • Respond to alerts (using Nagios)
  • Executing existing procedures based on incident
  • Troubleshooting by scenario
  • Timely escalation of issues to higher level
  • Software updates
  • Changes on customer requests
  • Migration of servers
  • Other maintenance tasks

Job requirements

IT skills:
  • Basic knowledge of Linux and Windows OS
  • Basic knowledge of protocols (HTTP/HTTPS/SMTP/DNS/POP3/IMAP/…)
  • Basic knowledge of webserver applications (Apache/Nginx and IIS)
  • Basic knowledge of networking and VPN-applications
  • Basic knowledge of database applications (MySQL & Microsoft SQL) is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of virtualization technology (VMware, etc.) is a big plus
  • Experience with scripting is a plus (Bash/Perl/Powershell)
  • Experience with hosting control panels like cPanel or Plesk is a plus
Language skills:
  • Very good English is a must
Personal skills:
  • Reliable and loyal
  • Responsible
  • Flexible
  • Independent
  • Self-improvement
  • Excellent communication skills:
    • Efficient communication with different remote technical teams
    • Able to estimate when escalation is needed and provide adequate information