Senior Systems Engineer (Windows and Linux)

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer (Windows and Linux)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: RM216000.00 - RM300000.00 per annum
Reference: JN -062019-440754
Contact Name: Audrey Mui Kwai Lean
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2019 05:18

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer (Windows and Linux Systems)

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for planning, designing, architecting, implementing, operations and on-going maintenance of the new Data Center and Campus covering the on-premise vitalisation platform, compute, fiber-channel based storage, enterprise backup and the consumption of ancillary Cloud services. Lastly, you will be required to mentor other team members


  • Cover logical placement of systems elements, design, architecture and implementation of ancillary tools and services such as Jenkins, Spinnaker, Terraform, Vagrant, DHCP, DNS, NTP and syslog collectors
  • Lead for the detailed planning and execution of the multi-year phased services migration
  • Coordinates and plans work packages for technical systems operations and project execution for team members within the department / Information Services Division
  • Serve technical escalation lead for the design, installation, operation, service and maintenance of any BAU systems solution and implementation
  • Lead systems integration with external entities to ensure a successful implementation, when necessary
  • Build the foundation to facilitate automated patch updates across the infrastructure and enhance the systems monitoring capability: capacity, response and service degradation
  • Maintain an accurate record reflecting the current and historical systems settings including the decision-making rationale for said configuration


  • Degree in Computer Science with a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a high-pressured System Integrator environment
  • RHCE or Linux Professional Institute certification would be an added advantage
  • Experience in the IT banking and Telecommunications sector would be an added advantage
  • Expert level knowledge in RedHat Linux and Windows Server OS platforms
  • Experienced architecting and designing from ground zero a resilient on VMware (ESXI) or RedHat Virtualization (RHV) platform
  • Adept at programming in at least one language: Python, Ruby, Perl or advanced shell scripting
  • Extensive implementation experience with: - Active Directory, SMTP, LDAP, DHCP, DNS, the open source software ecosystem covering Jenkins, Spinnaker, Vagrant, Apache, Squid, Tomcat, Nginx, HA-Proxy, Postfix, Oracle Web Logic, Prometheus, Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana and JBoss
  • Experienced performing systems automation using Ansible (preferable) / Chef / Puppet and Jenkins and performing systems based performance bottleneck analysis and remediation e.g. vmstat, iostat, lsof, sar, collectl and sysblock
  • Implementation experience with Cloud offerings from AWS and GCP such as EC2, S3, Route53, ELB, DBaaS

Interest, kindly submit your resume to Only shortlisted can will be contacted.

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