Senior System Administrator (SaaS, DevOps, Linux)

Location: Manila, Philippines

Department: Software Development

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Senior System Administrator will be a member of the DevOps team, which is responsible for managing the hosted environments for the Red Flag Group’s suite of complex SaaS applications. This position requires an experienced systems administrator with deep technical knowledge of Linux (preferably RHEL). Experience working in an AWS environment would be an advantage. Experience with MySQL, Docker and Kubernetes will also be an advantage.

Occasional out-of-hours work, including evenings, weekends and holidays, is expected. This position is based in BGC, Taguig City, Philippines. Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

DevOps Operations

  • Build and Develop code to automate operations and develop in-house automation scripts
  • Releasing software packages in AWS hosting environment
  • Stabilize product releases and day to day release requests
  • Works with Developers on troubleshooting and bug fixes
  • Responds rapidly to system outages, system maintenance needs, including on weekends and evenings. 
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting to internal staff
  • Administration of a Firewalls network
  • Administration RHEL/Linux server environment in the AWS Cloud
  • Act as a Tier II support to the Technology Service Desk
  • Ensure appropriate level of approval prior to applying changes to Production, UAT, and Test environment servers in the AWS Cloud
  • Designs, develop, document, troubleshoot, and maintain RFG infrastructure systems and applications in support of the business operations
  • Maintains/upgrade/Patches Systems running in RHEL/Centos and other Linux Systems
  • Works with the Corporate IT on security audit processes for all systems.


  • Develop, document, communicate, and enforce policies for standardizing IT systems and software
  • Maintains Blog Post, Confluence Page and other Knowledge Base Documentations
  • Document regular maintenance, troubleshooting, and technical procedures as necessary

Qualifications and Experience

  • With at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and experience in Docker is a MUST
  • Knowledge in Kubernetes, Containers, Rancher, Chef, Ansible , Salt and Puppet is as advantage
  • Microsoft and RHEL/Linux Server management Skills
  • Familiar to operating system such as Linux/UNIX/Windows
  • Have good skills for installation/configuration/troubleshooting
  • Familiar to database skill as Oracle/SQL Server/MySQL/MongoDB
  • Good knowledge in OSI 7 layer & TCP/IP, Apache, Tomcat, Web Development
  • With experience in shell script in order to make automation
  • Familiar to application like domain/authentication/file sharing/proxy/system monitor and other open source etc.
  • Knowledgeable in New system installation/configuration
  • System improvement of function/performance etc.
  • Experience managing a LAMP architecture
  • Management and architectural understanding of SaaS solutions
  • Detailed-oriented personality;
  • Outstanding communication skills to liaise within IT division including internal and external partners i.e. vendors;
  • Provide guidance and advice on best practice to other parts of the business
  • Confidentiality and high standard of ethics
  • Willing to work in on call situations, even on Saturday and Sunday
  • Must be willing to work in BGC - Bonifacio Global City Taguig, Philippines 
  • Good written and oral English communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested parties are invited to send their cover letter and resume with salary expectations through to the RFG Recruitment Portal. Applicants who are not invited for interviews within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful and should consider their application filed for future reference.

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