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Linux Administrator - Abu Dhabi (UAE)

LocationAbu-Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, Middle East Staffing Adecco

Job typeSpecialist


CategoryIT and Telecommunications

Linux Administrator - Abu Dhabi (UAE)

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We are looking for an experienced Linux System Administrator who will ensure prompt reaction on operational incidents and implement regular maintenance activities of the large-scale Cloud Computing Platform. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background in Linux, with the ability to troubleshoot and maintain Linux-based systems, servers, and applications.


The role involves being a main actor in Event and Incident management processes and working on initial diagnosis, prioritization and resolution or escalation of technical issues.


Job Type: 12 months extendable contract

Job location: Abu Dhabi

This is job requires candidates who are feasible for rotational shift & rotational off.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Work in rotating shifts to provide 24/7 monitoring and incident response support to ensure the availability, performance, and security of the cloud environment.
  • Provide base monitoring and technical operational and maintenance (O&M) support for the production environment, and perform Linux systems administration tasks as required.
  • Perform regular operating system patches, ensuring that systems are up-to-date with the latest security and software updates.
  • Implement security baseline hardening on Linux-based systems and servers to prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, and other security threats.
  • Conduct backup restoration tests and emergency drills to ensure that systems are recoverable in the event of a disaster or outage.
  • Adhere to production support processes and contribute to the development of new processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of cloud platform monitoring and incident response.
  • Collaborate with the Platform Engineering teams and the vendor O&M support team to ensure the timely resolution of incidents and problems, and the implementation of changes and upgrades to the cloud environment.
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, international standards and related Policies and Procedures.


Organizational Responsibilities


  • Maintain awareness on the strategy planning process.
  • Maintain knowledge on new and existing KPI requirements as an individual employee.
  • Achieve the goals/objectives of the department/section.


Qualification, Experience, Competence and Certifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience as a Linux Systems Administrator, with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of computer networks, including TCP/IP, routing, switching, and firewalls.
  • Strong technical skills in Linux administration, including knowledge of Linux operating systems, scripting languages, and applications.
  • Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Industry certifications, such as Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Certified Linux Administrator (CLA), are a plus.



At Adecco, we believe in the potential of people. We deliver the right talent capabilities at the right time, enabling flexibility and agility for clients.


If you are interested in this position, please click the APPLY NOW button for immediate employment consideration. We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.


About Adecco:


The Adecco Group is the world’s leading talent advisory and solutions company. We proudly make a difference in the working lives of 3.5 million people every year. With a presence in more than 60 countries. very year, our 30,000 colleagues worldwide enable millions of people to succeed in the world of work, and support more than 100,000 organizations with their human capital needs.

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