Acronis Asia Pte Ltd

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Bachelor degree
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Computer science & IT

Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Acronis is a world leader in cyber protection—empowering people by providing them with cutting-edge technology that enables them to monitor, control, and protect the data that their businesses and lives depend on. We are looking for а Senior Linux Systems Administrator who is ready to join our mission in creating a #CyberFit future!

In this role you will support Acronis internal IT systems and virtualization platforms. You will deploy, update and maintain distributed virtualization clusters, and work with other teams to ensure SLAs are met. This role may require occasional work outside of business hours in case of emergencies.

Every member of our “A-Team” has an instrumental role and impact on the success of Acronis innovative and growing business, so we are looking for someone who enjoys working in dynamic, global teams and thrives in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment. Just like everyone at Acronis, the ideal candidate will embody all of our company values: responsive, alert, detail-oriented, makes decisions, and never gives up.


A part of the internal Acronis systems run on Linux on bare metal servers or in VMs, both on-premise and in the cloud. Your job will be to:

  • Deploy, manage and upgrade Linux servers; using Ansible for consistent provisioning and configuration.

  • Manage infrastructure monitoring (Zabbix and Prometheus), implement new monitoring checks and retire obsolete ones.

  • Fix the problems when they arise, ensuring SLOs are reached.

  • Based on the operational experience gathered, design and implement infrastructure improvements for better security, stability, performance and efficiency.

  • Maintain the documentation and the configuration repository.


  • Familiarity with Linux system administration, both on bare metal and in virtualized environments.

  • Understanding of storage technologies including iSCSI, RAID and SDS.

  • Understanding of the principles of infrastructure-as-a-code, experience using Ansible and shell scripting for Linux system administration/automation.

  • Knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies with hands-on experience with Docker, KVM and oVirt.

  • Experience using GIT in collaborative development.

  • Good understanding of TCP/IP and network technologies.

  • Basic knowledge of MySQL administration.

  • Knowledge of at least one programming language such as Python, Ruby, or Go would be highly advantageous.

  • Ability and willingness for acquiring of new skills and knowledge.

  • Curiosity and tenacity to problems solving.