Senior DNS System Engineer (Linux environment) | ISP | Tygervalley

Our client, a multi award winning company based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town, offers various hosting solutions to over 40,000 customers. Voted on more than one occasion as a Best Employer in South Africa, our clients is both customer and employee centric, priding themselves on operating with integrity and delivering on promises. Rapidly expanding they are looking for a Senior DNS System Engineer (Linux environment).

Job description

What you’ll do:

Develop and maintain reliable, fast, secure and scalable DNS infrastructure

Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions

Collaborate with diverse tech teams

Provide after hours on-call support

Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team

In return for your expertise they offer free web hosting, a fantastic office environment, 18 days paid leave, life insurance disability cover, funeral benefits, a retirement plan and medical aid. In addition you’ll enjoy flexible working hours, and 4 months maternity leave.


• 5+ years with a successful track record in DNS infrastructure management and Linux / Unix system’s administration
• Solid virtualization and cloud infrastructure experience (Openstack, Docker, Proxmox, Ceph)
• Configuration management tool experience (eg. Puppet, Ansible, etc)
• Strong PostgreSQL experience including HA database setup
• Intermediate to advanced Linux / Unix backend software development skills
• Experience as the last point of call for escalations
• Has a good grasp of “infrastructure as code”
• Has a successful track record of building and managing DNS infrastructure


• Has contributed to an open source project
• Experience with a variety of DNS solutions



Tygervalley, Cape Town


Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.