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Senior System Administrator (Linux)

System Administration | Sin El Fil, Lebanon | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 2009, FOO has emerged as a leading Fintech provider by focusing on Technology, Innovation, Expertise and Quality. Working with leading clients in their industries, FOO has quickly expanded in the MENA region and has set the benchmark for design experience and quality. FOO aims to contribute to the financial inclusion movement, by building cashless societies while pursuing economic growth. FOO’s vision is to expand globally and create a positive impact on future technologies.


  • BS in computer science or BE in CCE (or related fields)
  • 5+ years of experience as a System Engineer
  • Strong knowledge in Linux systems is a MUST
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Background experience in PCI-DSS is a plus
  • Ability to create and read bash scripts and php
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language is a plus
  • Knowledge of Devops tools such as Jenkins and Docker is a plus
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Knowledge in monitoring systems and log collection, such as Icinga, Ossec and Graylog is a plus
  • Knowledge of security scanning tools and reports such as Nessus or Nexpose
  • Professional working proficiency in English


  • Installing, configuring, testing & maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Project deployments
  • Maintaining backups (NAS, MySQL Files)
  • Checking system health and logs (Icinga monitoring system)
  • Handling user management and keeping track of user lists
  • Configuring data backup and recovery
  • Configuring IDS systems such as Ossec
  • Configuring log collection systems  Graylog
  • Configuring health checkup systems such as Icinga
  • Creating automation scripts
  • Creating Jenkins pipelines
  • Making sure PCI standards are kept on live environments
  • Reading security reports and handling security vulnerabilities
  • Configuring systems such as Apache, Wildfly and MySQL for both security and performance
  • Configuring Apache and Nginx as proxy systems, or to pass traffic through a proxy
  • Configuring firewalls such as OpnSense and Azure firewalls.
  • Configuring Wildfly and Tomcat and to deploy projects on them