Windows and Linux OPS (relocation to Abu Dhabi, UAE)

Deadline: 16 December 2020

Employment term: Permanent

Category: System Admin/Engineer

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

We are looking for a multi-paradigm, talented Senior System Administrator to deploy and manage applications on large-scale installations on linux and windows servers and desktops. The position is full-time with relocation to Abu Dhabi. The position requires visiting customer’s sites and frequently deploying in internet-isolated environments. The rest of the time work can be done remotely from home in Abu Dhabi.


Job responsibilities

  • Setup IIS, deploy server and Windows desktop applications
  • Deploy and manage Linux server applications (mainly Java-based with Docker)
  • Setup and manage database servers - MSSQL, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, MariaDB, Minio.
  • Mange Kubernetes-based deployments
  • Troubleshoot issues with deployments and monitor server performance
  • Manage all hardware, do software upgrades and patches to OS
  • Be responsible for HA/DR of the servers
  • Perform backups and recovery requests
  • Perform server design and capacity planning
  • Collect user feedback, convert into support tickets

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 5+ years managing and deploying windows and linux-based applications
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and Services stack such as IIS, DNS/DHCP, WINS, .NET
  • In-depth understanding of Active Directory delegation and security models.
  • Experience managing production Windows Servers used to support multiple mission critical initiatives
  • Powershell and/or Python scripting
  • Knowledge of commonly-used linux cli tools
  • Familiarity with linux firewall configurations
  • Ability to quit vim
  • Through knowledge of computer networking principles 
  • Exposure to using Puppet, CHEF, Ansible or other CM tools
  • Experience with MSSQL deployment 
  • Experience with JVM-based applications deployment and troubleshooting
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus - Kubernetes, Docker, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, MariaDB, Minio, Apache Camel.


Demonstrated ability to:

  • Efficiently work remotely from home
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees
  • Adapt to frequent changes in work environment & prioritization
  • Work with general or minimal supervision
  • Leverage existing and potential training

Required candidate level: Not defined

Additional information

Applications should be sent to [email protected] mentioning your favorite dish the body of the email.

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Professional skills

Windows Server

Windows system administration




Apache Kafka

Soft skills

Ability to work independently

Time management

Fast learning ability

Ability to work under pressure


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Annual bonus
Teambuilding and corporate events
Complimentary tea, coffee and refreshments
Flexible working schedule
Day offs

Contact details


Address: [email protected], Yerevan, Armenia