Cloud & Web Deployment Specialist kgb - Makati City (Philippines)

Cloud & Web Deployment Specialist

kgb Makati City (Philippines)

Job Description

- To work with cloud providers to integrate corporate and hosted services.
- To undertake the design and implementation of Linux solutions within a complex technical environment.
- Undertake thorough root cause analyses of problems in line with third party vendors where appropriate.
- Perform OS installations / upgrades & co-ordinate between development / testing / vendors to deliver the OS following change management processes.
- Perform Patch Administration & co-ordination in Linux
- Perform backups and manage disaster recovery plan for all systems and services.
- Perform user management activities
- To provide advice and guidance on Linux administration and management.
- Provide solutions that meet the requirements of DSS\PCI certification.
- Improvement of Global processes and procedures.

Desired Skills & Experience

- Candidate must possess at least a Vocational Diploma / Short Course Certificate, Bachelor's/College Degree , Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent.
- At least 1 year of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
- Applicants must be willing to work in Makati City. 2 Full-Time positions available.


- Understanding and experience of Cloud computing, in particular Amazon’s AWS cloud based service.
- Linux system administration – Ubuntu\Red Hat Server
- Experience in bootstrapping (Chef\Puppet, desirable)
- Knowledge of Apache\NGINX\IIS
- Knowledge of scripting languages, and command line utilities.
- Open source backup technology. Knowledge of MS SQL\ MySQL & Oracle (preferable)
- R2 Active Directory/system administration shell/perl scripting
- TCP/IP networking on a global level
- Advanced skills with DHCP, WINS, DNS, host files, etc.
- Experience with server monitoring technologies to include SNMP.
- Detailed knowledge and experience of SAN technologies and their implementation and support.
- Clear understanding of networking devices and concepts.


- Ability to work independently and manage time effectively. Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
- Effective communicator; ability to communicate to people at all levels - above average people skills.
- Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and concepts.
- Ability to present ideas clearly in non-technical terms. Ability to develop and document processes.
- Strong time management and prioritization skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.


- Proven experience of working with cloud providers or hosting partners.
- Proven experience of supporting a Linux & Microsoft client/server infrastructure.
- Proven experience of supporting large-scale back-end computing systems.
- Linux Certification or equivalent experience.
- Degree in Computer Science or similar field is desirable, but not required.
- Proven experience of deploying large scale solutions across multiple locations.


- Flexibility of working hours is essential (cover of on-call rota may be required).
- Candidates must be willing to work on UK hours (mid-PM schedule).

Company Description

kgb is a privately held, New York-based company and the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. During its nearly twenty year history, kgb has built some of the most successful brands in the telecommunications, customer care and enhanced information services sectors.

kgb has pioneered the provision of a broad range of wholesale and retail information services beyond traditional directory assistance services, including call completion, movie listings, train schedules, price comparisons and "Ask Us Anything" service across multiple platforms, including mobile and landline phones, SMS and the Internet. kgb's customer care business operates in the U.S. and Europe and has over ten years of experience in providing call center support for many leading customer service and sales-oriented organizations across a variety of industry groups, including telecommunications, cable, utilities, government, and health care.

In 2010, kgb harnessed its database of hyper-local directory assistance information to launch, a deal site that brings its members daily discounts on popular products and services; By March 2011, kgbdeals was offering deals in more than 100 cities globally and had become the third largest daily deal business in the world. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally.

Additional Information

August 2, 2012
Information Technology 
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