Senior (L3) System Administrator

Job Description

Our perfect match will be part of a growing team supporting Windows and *NIX systems, located on-prem and in the AWS cloud. They would be responsible for:

  • solving complex issues, often involving working across realms and applications – Windows, *NIX, databases, web-servers, cloud infrastructures;
  • planning, testing and deploying automation procedures for repetitive tasks using powershell/bash/python/puppet

Key technical skills

System administration, building and operating web solutions infrastructure, focus on automation and/or CI/CD, cross-realm troubleshooting, AWS.

Key personal skills

Strive for innovation, excellent cross-realm (users/management/TLs) communications skills.

Keep in mind, we are as interested in your work experience and background as we are in the kind of person you are. At Melon we believe there are three key qualities to being a good teammate, as well as client: being smart, delivering results and being nice. This is why beyond your skills, we value character, reason and sense of humor, and we appreciate potential for growth.

Key benefits

We asked 150+ people in Melon “What you love most here?”. The definite answer was:

The people”.

Alongside with:

  •           the Variety of Projects;
  •           family Culture;
  •           sincere and Open Communication b/w colleagues;
  •           Work-from-Home possibility;
  •           Flexible Work Time;
  •           My Team Lead (no kidding!).

We’ve managed to create – totally out of the cliché – a really calm and accommodating environment here. Sure, we have all the common jazz – co-funded sports card, additional health insurance, fruits & refreshments at the office, mini-team buildings and events, annual team building that gathers together everyone from Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo and Skopje offices.

You would be our perfect match if you have 4+ years of experience in system administration and you consider yourself as an expert in at least 3 of these subjects:

  • managing Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 in a domain environment
  • managing Microsoft Active Directory
  • designing & managing highly available web solutions 
  • virtualization technologies (Hyper-V / VMware.Xen).
  • Office365/Exchange/SfB/Sharepoint
  • configuring and troubleshooting hybrid networks
  • relational database engines – MSSQL/MySQL
  • managing different Linux flavors – Debian/Ubuntu/RHEL/AWS Linux. 

Any of the following will be considered a strong advantage:

  • scripting skills
  • VDI expertise
  • experience with Infrastructure as a code and Compliance as a code
  • experience with CI/CD various DevOps tools – Jenkins, Ansible, etc.
  • experience with Designing & Implementing solutions based on AWS services.
  • AWS / Microsoft certification

About us

Melon is one of the leading software companies in Bulgaria. We are a fast-growing business and our success is based entirely on our great team. We are one of the best places to work in Bulgaria.

Our services include software development for web and mobile, graphic design, eLearning systems and content. We work primarily for IT-related companies on the US and EU markets.

So far, the SysAdmin / DevOps team has been taking care of the Melon’s local and cloud infrastructures. However, we are also on а deliberate constant urge to find new opportunities for expanding our business outside of the company, the industry and the country. Currently we support 200+ Windows servers, 130+ workstations and a growing number of AWS hosted services – both managed and unmanaged. 

What’s next?

Send us your CV. We will review it under full confidentiality. If you’re shortlisted, we’ll give you a call and invite you to a friendly interview over a nice cup of coffee.