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linux systems ENGINEER

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Linux Systems Engineer

  • Customer Facing Role
  • Growing Business
  • Fabulous Team


SASIT is a provider of IT based solutions including the supply of infrastructure, software, managed services and cloud-based outcomes. Our core focus is to develop, integrate and manage mission critical systems. Since its inception in 1974, SASIT has built an outstanding reputation providing services to many of New Zealand's best-known enterprises. Over the past few years, we have expanded to more than 65 people and tripled the size of our data centre environments.

About the role

We are looking for solid Red Hat skills to add to our awesome team.  You will be an enthusiastic Linux RH Expert with excellent customer service skills.  Able to mentor the “up and comers” and leverage the Professional Services consultants.  The role is quite varied, involving maintenance of internal and customer environments, recommending risk based or value add improvements, and working through projects from start to finish.  The team deliver both planned projects and managed services mostly remotely from our office to our growing client base.

To be successful in this role these are the skills you’ll need and some that we would consider a plus;


  • Redhat EL
  • Redhat Satellite Server
  • Red Hat IPA server
  • Docker
  • ODA
  • Load Balancers / NGINX
  • Scripting - ANSIBLE / Terraform / CI / CD
  • Automation

Great if you’ve got it

  • Power System AIX
  • IBM Storage (v7000)
  • VIOS Storage
  • Power VM
  • Power VC
  • TSM
  • Kubernetes
  • Git
  • Node.js

About you

  • Excellent customer service focus
  • Excellent verbal, written, documentation and communication skills
  • Previous experience in a multi-client environment
  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills
  • A ‘Driven’ proactive team attitude
  • Willingness to train and certify

In return, you will receive:

  • Training and certification
  • Excellent remuneration relating to your experience
  • Part of a company that is very focused on customer outcomes
  • The fun stuff: Being part of a friendly team, pool table, table tennis, company lunches and Friday drinks

Job description (*.pdf 214kb)

If you feel this role is for you and you have the required skills and experience, please apply today!

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