Systems Administrator at Spearhead Systems

Job Category: Systems Administrator
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bucharest - remote

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Past experience (3-5 years) as a systems administrator, network engineer, or cloud engineer or similar technical position/role
  • Extensive experience in administering Linux (redhat, centos, debian/ubuntu (install, setup, configuration, lifecycle management: updates/patching, backup/dr, etc.))
  • General experience in managing Windows systems (install, setup, configuration, lifecycle management: updates/patching, backup/dr, etc.)
  • Experience in scripting (bash, python) and being comfortable in reading scripts and understanding them
  • Knowledge in reading, interpreting documentation and operating manuals for complex IT systems (Joyent Triton, Kubernetes, Nomad/Consul, OpenShift)
  • Extensive experience in web-based services and applications: Apache/Nginx, PHP/FPM
  • Detailed knowledge of networking protocols and trouleshooting: DNS, HTTP, SSL, TCP
  • Monitoring experience for application performance, uptime and fault management (checkmk, nagios)
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting email services and SMTP
  • Advanced English skills (reading, writing and speaking)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with UNIX systems (solaris, Illumos) represents an interest
  • Experience in automation and getting things done right the first time (we use Rundeck, Ansible, Checkmk, bash/python scripts, etc.)
  • Knowledge of client/server and distributed systems (private/public clouds such as RedHat Virtualization, Triton, AWS, etc.)
  • Familiar with the challenges surrounding efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex systems
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Experience DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering
  • Experience supporting a 24×7 Internet-oriented production environment
  • Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills and experience
  • Self-starter who is excited about learning new technologies on a daily basis
  • Customer service experience / strong customer focus
  • Strong multi-tasking skills


  • Taking ownership of customer requests through phone and e-mail.
  • Creating scripts for automation purposes, migrations and repetitive tasks
  • Monitoring systems, applications and reacting to events;
  • Design, operate and troubleshoot modern web architectures (web, caching, databases, microservices, distributed systems, cloud)
  • Manage IT infrastructures and deliver complete IaaS solutions for our customers
  • Work on virtualization technologies such as KVM, Red Hat Virtualization, Vmware and Triton, bhyve

We offer (besides monthly salary):

  • Meal tickets
  • Medical insurance
  • Opportunities to grow and learn top technologies
  • The office is in a quiet location – subway access and public transport
  • Young, creative and enthusiastic working environment
  • The worlds best coffee (unique distributor in Romania)

Employment type:

  • Full-time


  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Possibility for work-from-home rotation after the trial period

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