Linux System Administrator for CGI

Kharkiv, Remote


We are Magento focus, screening the market potential for new technologies and product/platform opportunities such as E-commerce, CMS. You will have opportunities to take part in development of highly customized and integrated (Python, SOAP, REST etc.) E-commerce Magento platforms for large worldwide leading brands. We are using Amazon Web Services (AWS) based cloud computing infrastructure for E-commerce (auto scaling, balancing and billing). Starting in 2012 we actively develop mobile Apps and use mobile browsing development. We have a great plans to scale from 2 teams in Kharkov up to 6 in the next years.

With more than 75 000employees worldwide CGI is one of the world’s largest pure play IT service companies (number 2 in Canada, 3 in USA, 5 worldwide). We are focused on IT consulting, system integration, eBusiness, eCommerce in industrial, retail, telecommunication, manufacturing and financial areas.

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On behalf of CGI, Ciklum is looking for a Linux System Administrator to join the Kharkiv team on a full-time basis.


  • Administration of Linux-based servers
  • Monitoring of servers and services
  • Commissioning of new servers
  • Web performance optimization
  • Customer support
  • Analysis and elimination of problems
  • Concepts of new, highly available environments
  • Documentation


  • University degree in IT area or related education
  • 2+ years of experience is a must
  • Intermediate or higher level of spoken English
  • Sense of responsibility, commitment, curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Very good knowledge of Linux environment, preferable Gentoo Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Good knowledge of server optimization specifically for the web applications operation
  • Knowledge of one or several fields: high availability, load balancing, monitoring, LDAP, web server, data bases, caching, storage and mail server services
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Upon system design you keep such items as security, performance, scalability and availability in mind
  • Experience in virtualization environment under Linux


  • Preferably have experience in Puppet, Nagios, Jira, Confluence, Varnish, Nginx, Memcached, Redis
  • Preferably have experience in administration of web-based eCommerce applications such as Magento and Hybris
  • Preferably have experience in programming languages Python and PHP

What's in it for you

  • E-Commerce System: working on projects for larger European and global retailers and brands
  • Magento – global brand: Fastest growing ecommerce platform in the world, Open Source, PHP based, but JAVA like, best of breed technology
  • Innovating approaches (cloud computing; possibility to build a career in the area of interest- mobile…)
  • SaaS- Software as a Service, PaaS-Platform as a Service, IaaS-Infrastructure as a Service (Cloud Computing) for Magento everything,some innovative ecommerce concepts, tools, services to come this year, as well as an own mobile product for e-commerce and mc-ommerce.