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Linux Engineer

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

As a Service Linux Engineer, you will:

  • Provide escalation support for Linux sysadmins and for mobile support teams
  • Undertake configuration management work in accordance with the Change Management procedures.
  • Perform Quality Assurance reviewing proposed data changes, assess risk, provide mitigation and provide technical sign off.
  • Undertake break fix activities joining high profile bridges and investigating root cause. Where appropriate develop mitigation plans. This will include working with Tier Engineering, System Integrators, and Vendors.
  • Provide hardware diagnostic and support assistance as requested by other groups, perform root cause analysis determining the cause of a problem and recommending and implementing solutions.
  • Ensure that all problems are resolved either in a timely manner or ensure that they are escalated to the appropriate management structure.
  • Provide operational support to deploy and Implementation teams ensuring seamless operational handover.
  • Ensure that all documentation is kept up to date and is accessible by the rest of the team and provide support and consultancy using appropriate diagnostic tools to all areas.
  • Manage large scale Linux server environments: handling Linux environment, including deployment, administration, networking, performance monitoring and tuning, security hardening, trouble shooting and production operations.
  • Dealing with daily operations of online services, including but not limited to firewall, DNS, web and databases.
  • Install, maintain, automate and upgrade various software and manage the monitoring of various services and ensure availability of these resources.
  • Contribute to the evolving architecture of our Linux and storage services to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance, manageability, and price.
  • Maintain strong security of networks and take care of implementation of various host and network security policies and procedures.
  • Manage and maintain monitoring to ensure uptime and SLA levels.

Your personal dream could be the world’s reality

At DarkMatter we believe that “impossible is only the beginning.” That’s why we empower our employees to create, not just their future at our company, but also the future of cyber security around the world. As a member of our growing team, you’ll take your vision and use your creativity to produce the technology solutions of tomorrow. With the agility of a startup and the talent of an experienced firm, we’ll connect you with like-minded colleagues ready to create what’s next in the field. When the only constant in tech is change, shift your focus to the UAE and lead the next development at DarkMatter.

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

  • 8-10+ years of experience in information technology with a focus on Unix/Linux and on Android.
  • A firm understanding of Linux internals and experience in the design, implementation and maintenance of large-scale virtual and physical UNIX/Linux based infrastructures.
  • Strong root cause analysis skills. Experienced in troubleshooting, log analysis, solution assessment and staged rollout.
  • Excellent knowledge of log management including Solarwinds, Splunk or equivalent log server technologies.
  • Excellent knowledge of Apache, Ngnix, NoSQL, MySQL or equivalent database.
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux cloud-based solutions like AWS or similar and in-depth knowledge of auto scaling.
  • Excellent knowledge of mobile app development environments and portals, app version control, closed group testing, and large-scale deployment in a corporate environment
  • Good programming skills and experience in scripting languages like Perl/Shell/Python.

About DarkMatter

The impossible is just the beginning at DarkMatter. An agile startup with a global mindset, we’re innovating for our clients and securing them from tomorrow’s threats today. We work across teams, geographies and industries to provide holistic, secure, trusted and integrated protection services in areas such as:

  • Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Cyber Network Defense
  • Managed Security Services
  • Secure Communications
  • Infrastructure & System Integration
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Test & Validation Labs
  • Cryptography

We created KATIM, the world’s most secure smart phone and communications suite, and we’re looking ahead to what comes next. Our rapidly developing digital reality demands we look at and implement cyber security in a different way than we have in the past, and we are at the forefront of this “sea” change.

Our people define us. They are talented adventurers who are shaping the tech landscape from Abu Dhabi with their considerable expertise and experience. For them, DarkMatter is a place where they can make their cyber security dreams come true. We embrace and foster the entrepreneurial spirit that propels our people and our company forward. Our industry is ever evolving, and so are we.

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right at the edge of your imagination, is a place where geniuses make their cyber security dreams come true.

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working at DarkMatter. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.


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At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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