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Senior System Engineer

Axis Pay

Axis Pay

IT, Other Engineering
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About Axis

We believe financial services should be more accessible, that’s why we started Axis. A fully interoperable mobile wallet which enables users to send and receive money from any mobile wallet in Egypt, pay their bills, buy anything online with a virtual Visa card, or scan any QR code to pay for anything in-person. Axis empowers small businesses with simplified digital payments to compete & grow. Our digital banking platform enables small businesses to seamlessly manage payments to employees and suppliers. Small businesses can now send salaries, reimbursements and instantly pay their suppliers on any mobile wallet in Egypt.

Overview of the role

We are looking for a passionate Senior System Engineer to Participate with the Infrastructure team in building & maintaining AxisPay Datacenters, in terms of physical hosts & servers installation, configuration & operation.

What you'll be doing

  • Participate with the Infrastructure team in building & maintaining AxisPay Datacenters, in terms of physical hosts & servers installation, configuration & operation.
  • Understand technical requirements from different departments and be able to translate them to applicable settings.
  • Work with infrastructure team members on Creating both High-level & Low-level Designs.
  • Participate in applying the organization's security policy.
  • Responsible for internal systems configuration, maintenance, and operations, including but not limited to:
  • Operating Systems
  • Storage Management & Configuration
  • Backup Policy
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Applying security policies
  • Access Management
  • Anti-Virus & EDR configuration
  • Vulnerabilities Scans & Assessments
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs
  • Supervise & mentor junior systems engineers to handle infrastructure & systems events and provide response actions in case of incidents & issues.
  • Developing & maintaining infrastructure documentation.
  • Develop & present infrastructure availability & performance reports Including (but not limited to) Servers & systems events, performance issues, resources availability and utilization.


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant study.
  • 3 - 4 Years relevant experience.
  • Working Experience multiple operating systems; specifically with Linux multiple distributions (Redhat, CentOS, Ubuntu ...etc...); administration that includes but not limited to: installation, configuration & management
  • Experience with data centers (build, operate & maintain).
  • Excellent knowledge with hands-on experience with the following technologies:
  • Virtualization Technologies:
  • VMware ESXi
  • Proxmox
  • Storage management & configuration (SAN, NAS, Longhorn ...etc...)
  • Backup policies & best practices
  • Experience with software management - installations, patching of OS/apps, etc.
  • Experience with DevOps tools: Git, Ansible, docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Terraform; is a big advantage
  • Experience with performance tuning and diagnosing system bottlenecks
  • through root cause analysis.
  • Experience with Monitoring software and solutions such as [Prometheus, Nagios, Zabbix, Grafana, New relic ...etc.].
  • Basic Knowledge of networks & firewalls will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of compliance frameworks: PCI, ISO27001 is a big advantage.
  • Preferred vendor certifications (Not mandatory):
  • RHCE
  • CCNA
  • MCSE
  • Professional Documentation Skills
  • Excellent time management & task prioritization skills

Perks of working @ Axis

  • Hybrid working conditions.
  • Medical Insurance for You and your family.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Greek Campus gym subscription.
  • Marriage leave policy.
  • Very competitive leave policy including extended Maternity and Paternity leaves.