Unix/Linux System Administrator

Vacancy Number:AWCC/HR/19/VA/013
Title: Unix/Linux System Administrator
Category:Information Technology (IT)
Duration:Long term
Exp.: 2019-08-28-(2 Months From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:Based on Company Salary Scale


Organization: Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) | About Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC)
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor Degree
Work Experience:5 Years

  • Five years of experience providing in Unix/Linux System Administration and LAN support in Unix/Linux environment and other recommended operating systems.

  • Excellent Skill set with system and application monitoring tools like SNMP or Nagios

  • Understanding of Storage technologies like FC NFS or iSCSI

  • Working exposure to networked storage (SAN NAS) concepts

  • Knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel modules

  • Familiarity with open source tools monitoring systems hardware troubleshoot tracking resolution and routine maintenance with security updates

  • Understanding of hardware and software RAID building and configuration is desirable

  • Ability to install software packages and patches.

  • Perform OS tuning understand networking perform user management perform security hardening review OS logs as needed and perform system backups.

  • Candidates would have experience with scripting particularly in shell scripting experience with SH and CSH variants Korn shell would be helpful.

  • Experience with administering Red Hat Linux or Unix based systems.

  • Experience with Linux/ Unix servers in virtualized environments.

  • Strong Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux/Unix scripting languages.

  • Experience installing configuring and maintaining services such as Bind Apache MySQL nginx etc

  • Familiarity with load balancing firewalls etc

  • Experienced in writing scripts (bash and perl) to automate administration functions

  • Technically proficient at installing configuring and maintaining UNIX (both in a physical and virtual environment)

  • Must have strong team skills and a customer-support background handling complex hardware and software systems

  • Must have excellent computer and customer service skills strong verbal communication skills efficient organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a high-volume fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency in English

  • Primary Point-of-Contact for UNIX/Linux issues

  • Must have experience with most of the following technologies Linux (Suse Redhat CentOS.

  • BSc/ in IT Computer Science or relevant field with at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

Job Summary:

We are looking for a competent Unix/Linux System Administrator who will be responsible for designing implementing and monitoring the infrastructure The Unix/Linux System Administrator is responsible for troubleshooting maintaining and implementing solutions to optimize the infrastructure operations. The Unix/Linux System Administrator will help system upgrades to the current infrastructure maintain all computer operating systems to current patch levels install products as needed and perform security hardening of systems. Interact with networking and databases. Growth opportunities exist with future efforts to virtualize the current infrastructure. Ability to troubleshoot problems via a console on a server or workstation. Provides reliable high availability services. Optimizes server infrastructure to achieve high performance and cost-efficiencies for virtual and non-virtual systems. Improves scalability surge and automation capabilities. The full-time systems administrators would be following initial consulting role to manage and maintain mixed server environment (Windows/Unix/Linux) ensuring 99.9% or better uptime. Evaluate monitor and enhance IT infrastructure with an emphasis on availability reliability scalability security data confidentiality and system integrity.

The position will be responsible for Unix/Linux Server Management within the system environment.


• Maintains UNIX/Linux Operating System to provide optimum performance and system availability.

• Supports software vendor to ensure application software is installed correctly and all current maintenance levels have been applied.

• Creates and maintains environment for running batch jobs associated with daily batch cycle and batch reporting subsystem.

• Works with LAN personnel to ensure compatibility with LAN applications and peripheral hardware to provide end users with reliable and stable working environment.

• Supports and maintains other vendor database software installed on the LAN servers

• Perform installs tests and maintains Linux/ Unix Server environment and supported software systems

• Defining and tracking metrics and key performance indicators to raise the bar in team performance and customer service

• Reduce errors working with the Unix/Linux System Administrator  through process improvement and root cause analysis

• Keeps up to date with current trends and be prepared to help make recommendations

• Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure

• Assist with designing and developing infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools

• Assist developing test automation frameworks in collaboration with team

• Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure

• Participate in engagements that have a strong business & technology focus

• Good knowledge about the Linux system files boot process and Run levels

• Experience in Linux OS installation Software and Patch management

Notice of Revision: The terms of reference may be revised subject to operational needs.

Submission Guideline

The interested candidates should submit their resume with recent photo by email to:

[email protected]

(Unix/Linux System Administrator) kindly mention the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. AWCC regrettably cannot respond to individual queries in relation to job or on the status of individual applications due to high numbers of applicants. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date then please assume that your application has not been successful.

Email: [email protected]