Junior/Mid/Senior IT System Administrator

Quality Unit, s. r. o.

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
full-time, trade licence
Start date
As soon as possible
Wage (gross)
1 500 - 3 500 EUR/monthThe final wage can be adjusted and upper wage limit increased according to the individual's skills and experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a passionate colleague who wants to join a stable Slovak software development company with more than 15 years of experience in the Slovak and global markets. Our client base is versatile and includes global companies like Huawei, BMW, Forbes, and Slido. We have developed two successful SaaS products, LiveAgent and Post Affiliate Pro. We are currently expanding our team of system administrators and looking for new reinforcements that will fully manage and monitor our infrastructure and system security.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
- Cloud infrastructure management (maintenance of servers and services running on them, e.g., upgrading, performance tuning, and other daily issues)
- Infrastructure monitoring (development and management of monitoring tasks) and resolution of recorded incidents (attacks, system failures)
- Cooperation with the development department, testers, release managers, and the support department
- Infrastructure automation using SaltStack

Does this sound interesting to you? If so, please apply by sending us your CV to [email protected]

Employee perks, benefits

- A daily meal voucher fully paid for by the company
- A MultiSport card fully covered by the company to keep you healthy and in good shape
- The opportunity to get a MultiSport card for your partner or family member
- In-house company events and team buildings such as parties, game nights, hiking trips, sailing, sports events, etc.
- Company merch consisting of T-shirts, hoodies, cycle gear, and other branded items
- Unlimited coffee
- The ability to take unpaid time off
- Paid days off for full-time contractors
- Annual salary increase
- A 300 EUR bonus payment as a perk for new parents
- The opportunity to choose your place of work (either at home or the office that's located in the myHive tower in the Vivo! shopping center)
- The opportunity to participate in myHive community events (barbecues, game nights, theme parties, or sports events)
- Free parking space for your car & a saferoom to park your bicycle
- Discounts in the selected stores and restaurants of the Vivo! shopping center

Information about the selection process

Does this offer sound interesting to you? If so, please apply by sending us your CV to [email protected]

Expected date of completion of the selection process

15 August 2021 (there are still 11 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

MySQL administration - advanced
GNU/Linux administration - advanced

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- The ability to learn, acquire and use new knowledge and skills
- The ability to build in-depth (expert) knowledge of existing operations and system
- The ability to conduct root-cause analysis and propose solutions
- The ability to informally prove the correctness of the proposed solutions
- The ability to perform basic programming (e.g., write small shell scripts) and use basic development processes
- The ability to work outside standard working hours (in case of an incident)
- Experience with administration of GNU / Linux and ACID-compliant database systems such as MySQL
- Basic knowledge of clustering and high-availability techniques at multiple levels of the OSI model

Basic knowledge of information security:
- Why is it necessary to secure all (IT) systems?
- Basic principles such as The principle of the lowest privileges, The principle of the weakest link
- Basic concepts such as Defense in depth
- How to properly authenticate and authorize resources, protect secrets, and how to use commonly available cryptography (symmetric vs. asymmetric ciphers, signatures and certificates, fast hashes vs. Key Derivation Functions)

- The knowledge of technologies like Apache HTTP Server, Asterisk, CentOS, Elasticsearch, Git, GitHub, Grafana, Haproxy, Kibana, Nagios, Nginx, PGP, PHP, Redis, Salt, Varnish is an advantage


Brief description of the company

Quality Unit is a software development company established in 2004 with a head office in Bratislava, Slovakia. Our products LiveAgent and Post Affiliate Pro are used by thousands of customers worldwide, ranging from 1-man-operations to corporations like Huawei, BMW, Yamaha, or O2. We are growing our team to scale our operations, and that's why we need you!

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Quality Unit, s. r. o.
Vajnorska 100/A
83104 Bratislava


Contact person: Ľubomír Kučera
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4098948  Posting date: 12.7.2021  Basic salary component (gross): 1 500 EUR/month