System Administrator

EyeSeeTea, a startup based in Spain, operating in the NGO and science research domain, is actively seeking an experienced Systems Administrator. This role involves the maintenance of our systems and servers, as well as contributing to the development of our comprehensive IT strategy


As part of your role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Monitor servers and instances:

    • Respond to software issues promptly.
    • Assist in building, testing, and maintaining new servers as needed.
  2. System performance monitoring and troubleshooting:

    • Research event-log warnings and errors.
    • Ensure seamless interaction among system architecture components.
    • Tune performance for optimal results and maintain high infrastructure availability.
  3. System security:

    • Maintain and enhance system security.
    • Address vulnerabilities promptly.
  4. Technical support:

    • Assist other teams with troubleshooting.
    • Provide technical support as needed.
  5. Routine audits:

    • Perform routine and scheduled audits of all systems, including backups.
  6. Automation:

    • Configure tools for automation, build, and deploy processes.
  7. Operational processes:

    • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes.
  8. Development and testing environments:

    • Build and manage development and testing environments.

What are we looking for?

Basic Requirements:

We are seeking individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Experience: 4 years or more as a sysadmin.
  • Linux System Administration: Demonstrable experience.
  • Server Virtualization: Proficiency in server virtualization.
  • Networking: Expertise in IP tables, network address routing, subnetting, and experience with ssh/curl/jq/ip/.
  • Cloud Computing: Hands-on experience.
  • Scripting and Languages: Proficient in shell scripting and/or dynamic languages (Bash), with knowledge of GIT.
  • Automation Configuration Tools: Familiarity with tools such as Saltstack, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
  • Database and Web Servers: Knowledge of Postgres, Nginx.
  • Monitoring Tools: Experience with tools like Grafana.
  • Continuous Integration: Exposure to Jenkins, Github actions, etc.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English. Spanish will be an added advantage.
  • Remote Work: Ability to work remotely, both independently and collaboratively with team members from diverse backgrounds.

What We Offer:

At EyeSeeTea, our projects extend beyond conventional software development. Our mission is to create a positive impact on society through technology, emphasizing Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) and crafting technologies that contribute to human development. We pride ourselves on exclusively working with FOSS (Free and Open-Source Software) as it aligns with our philosophy.

Joining us means becoming a valued member of a relaxed yet professional software development team engaged in a diverse array of international and cutting-edge projects. This environment offers abundant opportunities to enhance your expertise in robust web development, user interface design, and relational databases.

We are actively seeking individuals interested in a stable position with the flexibility of 100% remote work. Whether you prefer a 20-hour week, a 40-hour week, or anything in between, you have the autonomy to choose. With the exception of occasional meetings, you’ll enjoy flexible working hours.

As part of our commitment to transparency, we provide a career plan with a clear salary table based on established levels of seniority. Forget about negotiations or requesting salary raises; our approach ensures fairness and clarity.

Upon successful completion of a 6-month trial period, we offer an indefinite employment contract, providing stability and long-term career prospects.

If you are looking for a meaningful and flexible work experience with a focus on impactful projects, we invite you to be a part of our dynamic team at EyeSeeTea.

Salary Range: 30k-53k

Selection Process Overview:

At  EyeSeeTea, we believe in an efficient and straightforward selection process. Here’s how it works:

  1. Submit Your Application:

    • Send us your resume, and if available, provide a link to your GitHub or personal website.
  2. CV Review:

    • We’ll review your CV, and if we find that you’re a good fit, we’ll proceed to the next step.
  3. Technical Test:

    • We’ll send you a technical test on a date of your choosing. You’ll have 24 hours to complete it at your convenience.
  4. Follow-up Interview:

    • After reviewing your test, we’ll schedule another interview to discuss your performance. That’s the extent of our evaluation process—no additional interviews or tests.

We particularly encourage individuals from underrepresented communities, including women, people of color, and LGBTQI+ individuals, to apply. Our goal is to create a safe and diverse workplace, and we welcome applications that reflect this diversity.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. We look forward to receiving your application.

Application deadline 20.02.2024

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