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SARS has released a Snr Systems Engineer – Linux job notification at www.sars.gov.za Careers website. South African Revenue Service has displayed vacant seats for the post of Snr Systems Engineer – Linux vacancies. Candidates satisfying the desired eligibility conditions as mentioned in the South African Revenue Service official notification can submit their application in the prescribed format on before last date with the help of details given below-
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|Name of Available Job Post ⇒||Snr Systems Engineer – Linux|
|Name of Vacancies ⇒||SARS Vacancies 2021|
|Job Location ⇒||Jobs in Pretoria|
|Salary ⇒||R 900,915.00 Yearly|
|Last Date ⇒||20 Dec 2021|
SARS Snr Systems Engineer – Linux Job Description
To perform Linux Systems Engineering activities for all IT projects; include maintaining the hardware / firmware / operating system / software / application server software and meet service levels agreements. The Senior Linux Systems Engineers work in both production and non-production environments
The role requires a good understanding of Linux Systems Administration including modern Docker, OpenShift, Kurbenetes and Cloud technologies. Of particular importance is experience working with Redhat, SuSE and Ubuntu systems.
Minimum Qualification & Experience Required
Relevant National Diploma/ Advance Certificate (NQF6) in IT or related field with 3-4 years’ experience in Linux Systems engineering environment.
Knowledge of Linux Systems Administration, modern Docker, OpenShift, Kurbenetes and Cloud technologies.
Experience in working with Redhat, SuSE and Ubuntu systems.
Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND Relevant IT Qualification (s) / Certification (s) –, AND minimum 5 years’ experience in Linux Systems Administration AND additional requirements specified in Min Functional requirements, where applicable.
Wintel Intel Server: (A+, MCSA, MCSE and related Server Operating System and Hardware certification related to server support), or VMWare Certification OR AiX: IBM AiX Certified Engineer, PowerHA, IBM Systems Director or relevant certification OR Mainframe: IBM zOS/systems Certified Engineer or any other relevant certification OR LINUX: SuSE Certified Professional or Linux Professional Certified Level 2 or Redhat Certified Technician OR Storage: Storage Management and backup/Restore Certification or any other relevant certification OR WAS: IBM WebSphere Application Server Certified System Administrator or any other relevant certification
Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 6 years Linux Systems engineering related experience.
Minimum Functional Requirements
Need to be familiar with:
Redhat Linux Systems Version 7+
SuSE Enterprise Linux Version 10+
Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Desktop Version 18.04+
Microsoft Windows Server
VMWare ESX Version 6+
Active Directory knowledge
Generic Job Outputs
To Assist Build and Support Docker, OpenShift and Other Cloud Infrastruture tools to run SARS IT projects.
To Assist Build, Install and Configure Ubuntu, Redhat and SuSE Operating Systems in High Availability Server Environments.
To Assist Build and Configure Highly Available Filesystems such as GFS and OCFS2 for clustered SAP Environments
Accumulate information and provide reports with recommendations applicable to area of specialisation.
Apply practical and applied knowledge and act authoritatively on methods, systems and procedures to identify trends and potential risks.
Communication of situational interpretation and judgement of work outputs and queries in area of specialisation.
Effectively plan and schedule own activities to continuously improve quality and service delivery in area of specialisation.
Execute process and procedural change, implement the change and provide guidelines and support related to new requirements as a result of the change.
Use practical and applied knowledge and situational judgement to consider policy implications and to arrive at decisions / conclusions.
Correctly apply applicable legislation, including amongst others policies, procedures, and SOPs in the delivery of work outputs.
To be responsible for troubleshooting of hardware / firmware / operating system / software / application server software problems.
To diagnose and solve level 3 type Hardware / firmware / operating system / software / application server software problems.
To engage with third party vendors and other support teams.
Be involved in effective planning and scheduling of Infrastructure / software activities.
To provide specialist input on investigations, opportunities and risks. Conduct research on relevant technologies. , or changes to multiple system
hardware and software architectures and the range of products and productivity tools that support the development and production environments within the enterprise.
Be responsible for building and implementing system architecture and for the identification and resolution of high level hardware and software technical problems and malfunctions related to the systems architecture.
To make decisions that are critical in the areas of performance analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning, with the potential to affect the successful execution of business transactions.
To performs capacity planning, workload modelling, and prediction.
Plans and implements major system hardware and software upgrades, ensuring change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed.
Maintenance and support of developed applications. Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools;
To participate in various IT projects intended to continually improve/upgrade the system infrastructure, ensuring change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed.
To be responsible for maintaining, testing, support and upgrades of in-house developed applications and 3rd Party Applications.
Interact and communication with customers as required, keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages
To manage the Regional Data Centres, respond to alerts, monitor dashboard, and periodic system review
To configure, debug and support multiple infrastructure platforms and software
To design and deploy new applications and enhancements to existing applications, software, and operating systems. Prod / non-Prod
Developing, maintaining and supporting technical infrastructure, hardware and system software components and developed applications
To do installations, configuration, testing and maintenance of SARS’ operating systems, application software and system management tools
To conduct in-depth root-cause analysis for service interruption recovery and creating preventive measures
To performing installation, maintenance and support of system software/hardware and user support.
Comply to set governance and compliance procedures and processes related to an area of specialisation and continuously identify and escalate risks
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with peers and team members to achieve predefined objectives.
Adhere to organisational policies and procedures to ensure cost effectiveness and reduction of financial costs
Contribute to a culture of service excellence, which builds positive relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service.
Ensure own understanding and adherence to customer service delivery and provide specialist support to meet or exceed customer expectations
The Employment Equity policy of SARS will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process
It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated and verified by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and proof thereof must be attached. Successful candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks including pre-employment screening, vetting and integrity assurance testing and will be further required to declare their private interests on an annual basis. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome of the relevant checks.
Putting our people first is an integral part of SARS business strategy. In support of this and our ongoing evolution towards becoming the best employee-centric employer in South Africa, our Human Resources strategy aims to create a high performing environment for our people by role modelling and embedding the right behaviours and values.